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February 20, 2020

Former Attorney for the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Matt Carlson, Joins Boutin Jones' Growing Tax Practice

Matt Carlson has joined Boutin Jones Inc. to assist businesses and individuals on tax issues. Matt has over ten years of tax controversy experience and was previously an attorney for the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, where he represented the IRS in federal, state and local tax proceedings. Since moving to private practice, Matt has focused on tax controversy, as well as advising clients on a range of federal, state and local tax matters related to tax planning and transactions with sensitive issues.

He joins the region’s largest tax practice of eight attorneys who handle all types of federal, state and local tax issues including income, estate and gift, property, sales and use, documentary transfer, excise, and transient occupancy taxes, to name a few.

Matt is an active leader for a number of tax law groups. He is currently the Chair for the Income and Other Taxes Committee of the Taxation Section of the California Lawyers Association. He is also the Chair of the Tax Law Section of the Sacramento County Bar, and Co-Founder and Former Chair of the CalCPA SALT Committee.

He is a sought-after speaker on a variety of tax-related topics and within the past year has spoken at over six seminars addressing topics such as Qualified Opportunity Zones and a wide variety of federal and state tax controversy issues.