Frank Agostino, Esq.

President
14 Washington Place
Hackensack, NJ 07601
201.488.5400 ext. 107
Fagostino@agostinolaw.com

Frank Agostino is the founder and president of Agostino & Associates, P.C.  Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Agostino was an attorney with the Internal Revenue Service’s District Counsel in Springfield, Illinois and Newark, New Jersey. He also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, where he prosecuted primarily criminal tax cases.  As an adjunct professor, Mr. Agostino taught tax controversy at Rutgers School of Law and served as the co-director of the Rutgers Federal Tax Law Clinic.  Mr. Agostino is a frequent speaker and author on tax controversy and litigation matters. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure. Mr. Agostino is actively involved with the American Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers’ Association.  Mr. Agostino is also the President of the Taxpayers Assistance Corp., which provides tax and legal advice to low income taxpayers in the NY/NJ area.

Recent Publications
Tax Practitioner’s Guide to Identity Theft (CCH Inc., 2015), ISBN 978-0-8080-4315-7
Recent Developments in FATCA Compliance, 93 Taxes 51 (July 2015)
A 21st-Century Approach to Litigating Valuation Issues, 17 J. Tax Prac. & Proc. 47 (Apr.-May 2015)
Reviving Disallowed Charitable Conservation Easement Deductions, 146 Tax Notes 449 (Apr. 27, 2015)
Be Prepared: The IRS’s Duty to Foster Voluntary Compliance Through Code Secs. 6014(a) and 6020(a),

     17 J. Tax Prac. & Proc. 5 (Feb.-Mar. 2014)

Practice Areas
Civil Tax
Criminal Tax
White Collar Defense

Education
L.L.M., Taxation,
New York University School of Law
J.D., New York Law School
B.A., City College of New York


Awards & Recognition
Recipient, ABA’s 2012 Janet Spragens Pro Bono Award
Recipient, NJ State Bar Association’s 2015 Pro Bono Award

Bar Admittance
New York
New Jersey
United States Tax Court

District of New Jersey

Southern District of New York

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Third Circuit Court of Appeals