Robert J. Alter - Partner
ROBERT J. ALTER has extensive experience in handling federal and state tax controversies. Combining his years of experience gained from litigating both for and against the IRS, with a substantive tax law background, Mr. Alter is well known to the IRS and state tax authorities as an experienced, aggressive and smart litigator. Mr. Alter represents individuals and business entities in Federal and State civil and criminal tax controversies, including civil examinations, administrative appeals, Tax Court and U.S. District Court proceedings, sensitive civil and tax issues, IRS and State voluntary disclosures, and criminal tax investigations and prosecutions.
Mr. Alter serves on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court, and is also the New Jersey Bar Association’s Section of Taxation’s Practitioner Liaison with the IRS. He previously served as Chair of the Section of Taxation of the New Jersey State Bar Association.
Mr. Alter, who is the annual contributor of the Tax Law Year in Review Supplement to the New Jersey Law Journal, has published numerous articles on federal and state tax law and related legal issues arising in tax controversies in that publication, in the New Jersey Lawyer magazine and in the national tax publication, The Journal of Taxation. Mr. Alter is a frequent lecturer to associations of certified public accountants, public accountants, lawyers and corporate tax managers on federal and state tax related topics.