There are few situations as stressful as getting a notice, letter, or a visit from the IRS. As a tax attorney, Justin represents individuals, businesses, and organizations in federal tax matters. He has experience assisting clients that have unpaid or unfiled taxes, have received a notice from the IRS, or are subject to a lien or levy (garnishment of wages, other income, or from a bank account). To resolve these issues, Justin provides representation at all levels of the administrative process, including audit (IRS examination), appeal (IRS Appeals), and collections, as well as at the judicial level of the U.S. Tax Court. He also has experience with international tax issues relating to foreign assets and offshore accounts, whether under audit, involving the disclosure procedures, or the planning involved in such ownership.
Justin Klatsky earned his B.A with honors from the Johns Hopkins University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) with honors from the University of Florida College of Law, serving as Student Works Editor of the University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy and earning a Certificate in Estates and Trusts Practice. Justin also earned his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from the University of Florida, where he served as graduate assistant to Professor Steven Willis.
Justin Klatsky served as Co-Chairman of the Tax Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association for eight years, and he is currently a member of the Tax Law and Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Sections of the Florida and Hillsborough County Bar Associations. Justin is also a member of the Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council. He has served as a lecturer for Florida Bar approved continuing legal education courses for his peers, authored numerous articles, and presented to professional and community groups on various topics in his areas of practice.
When not assisting his clients, Justin Klatsky enjoys participating in the sport of Schutzhund with his two working line German Shepherds (Bianka and Cade), relaxing with a good book, or traveling the back roads of Florida on the hunt for antiques with his wife, Lily. He and Lily are members of Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Brandon, Florida.