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Sandra Brown, Esq.

Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez, P.C.
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brown@taxlitigator.com
(310) 281-3217

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Before joining the firm as a principal, Sandra Brown spent more than 26 years as a federal trial lawyer, including serving as the Acting United States Attorney and twice as the First Assistant United States Attorney, in the Office of the U.S. Attorney, Central District of California. In addition to leading the Central District of California’s United States Attorney’s Office, where she supervised approximately 270 attorneys in the largest Justice Department Office outside of Washington, D.C. Ms. Brown also served as the Chief of the Tax Division for more than ten years where she supervised lawyers within the United States Attorney’s Office, the Department of Justice Tax Division and the Department of Treasury who were responsible for complex Federal civil and criminal tax matters, including related grand jury proceedings, trials, and appeals. 

Ms. Brown’s broad range of experience in complex civil tax controversies and criminal tax investigations and litigation includes having handled over 2,000 cases on behalf of the United States before the United States District Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Bankruptcy Court, the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and the California Superior Court.  She obtained her LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Denver, is a fellow of the American College of Tax counsel as well as a member of the California State Bar, American Bar Association Tax Section & Criminal Justice Section, NYU Tax Controversy Institute Advisory Committee, Beverly Hills Bar Association Taxation Section, Federal Bar Association, California Lawyers Association Tax Section, and the Women’s White Collar Defense Association.    

Ms. Brown’s practice focuses on individuals and organizations who are involved in criminal tax investigations, including related grand jury matters, court litigation, and appeals, as well as representing and advising taxpayers involved in complex and sophisticated civil tax controversies, including representing and advising taxpayers in sensitive-issue audits and administrative appeals, as well as civil litigation in federal, state and tax court.

About Us: HOCHMAN, SALKIN, RETTIG, TOSCHER & PEREZ, P.C., enjoys an unparalleled reputation for excellence and integrity in the tax community. For more than 60 years, the firm has been serving clients throughout the United States with federal and state civil tax litigation, defense of criminal tax prosecutions, all forms of tax disputes with the federal, state and local taxing authorities, white collar criminal defense, estate and business planning, and business transactions.

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YES, YOU ACTUALLY CAN GO TO JAIL FOR NOT PAYING TAXES

Date RecordedNovember 18, 2020  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaTaxes  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Enrolled Agent, Other    

DEVELOPMENTS IN CRYPTOCURRENCY: REPORTING AND ENFORCEMENT

Date RecordedJune 30, 2020  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 hour  Subject AreaTaxes  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Enrolled Agent, Other