Thomas M. Regan

Tom dedicates his practice to resolving tax controversies for individuals and businesses. During the past thirty-eight years, he has assisted thousands in federal and state actions. He has received both an AV rating  from Martindale Hubbell for more than 25 years and been designated a Super Lawyer  since 1997. He is a frequent lecturer on a variety of tax controversy topics for state and local legal seminars as well as private law firms and accounting firms. His experience extends from audits, administrative appeals, and collection matters through litigating tax issues in the United States Tax Court, United States Federal District Court, United States Court of Federal Claims, Minnesota Supreme Court, Minnesota Court of Appeals, and the Minnesota Tax Court.

CONTACT TOM

phone: 952-855-8210  |  fax:  952-855-8214  | email: tom@regantaxlaw.com  |  vCard  |  LinkedIn

RECOGNITIONS & ASSOCIATIONS

 

 

PUBLICATIONS & SEMINARS

  • New Lawyer Experience – Tax Controversies Minnesota CLE (2020)
  • Tax Controversies – The Complete Lawyer Minnesota CLE (2019)
  • Tax Controversies – The Complete Lawyer Minnesota CLE (2016)
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Government Data Practices Act (GDPA) Issues – 61st Annual MNCPA Tax Conference (2015)
  • Tax Controversies – Complete Lawyer Handbook Minnesota CLE (2015)
  • Ethics: A Discussion with OPR – 74th Annual Tax Institute, Minnesota CLE (2014)
  • Residency – 73rd Annual Tax Institute, Minnesota CLE (2013)
  • The IRS Audit – Closely Held Business Conference , Minnesota CLE (October 2013)
  • The IRS Audit – Closely Held Business Conference , Minnesota CLE (January 2013)
  • Independent Contractors – 72nd Annual Tax Institute, Minnesota CLE (2012)
  • What To Do When Taxes Are Part Of The Marital Estate? Hennepin County Bar Association (2012)
  • Tax Controversies – Complete Lawyer Handbook Minnesota CLE (2012)
  • When the Government Comes Knocking – What to Do Before, During, and After a Government Audit? Independent Contractors, Minnesota CLE, (2011)
  • Tax Ramifications of Litigation. Minnesota CLE, Litigators’ Short Course (2011)

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COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • Minnesota Court of Appeals
  • Minnesota Tax Court

EDUCATION

  • J.D. 1981 Creighton University School of Law (Law Review, Author and Editor, 1980 & 1981)
  • B.A. 1978 Creighton University

     

    TOM’S ACTIVITIES AND RECENT POSTS

    How Long Do I Need To Keep My Tax Records?

    I am often asked how long do I have to maintain records to protect myself against actions by the Internal Revenue Service? Along with that question comes the question about whether the IRS has the burden of proving a taxpayer owes the tax (assuming it met its burden...

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