Elizabeth Kokosinski

Overview

Elizabeth Kokosinski represents individuals, estates, and businesses before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Massachusetts Department of Revenue. She is a former Revenue Agent with the IRS, SBSE division. Elizabeth received her Master of Laws Degree in Taxation from Suffolk University Law School and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Experience

Elizabeth counsels clients with federal and state tax controversies, including:

  • Examination Defense:
    • Income Tax Audits and examination, including calculation of correct tax liability, and minimizing penalties and interest
    • Massachusetts Meals Tax Audits
    • Defense of Claims for Refund
    • Preparation of Penalty Abatement Requests
    • Representation in Appeals
  • Collections Defense:
    • Submissions of Offers in Compromise, Installment Agreements and Innocent Spouse Relief Requests to the IRS for settlement of tax liabilities
    • Payroll Tax Liabilities Responsible Person
    • Federal Tax Lien Removal
  • Foreign Bank Accounts:
    • FBAR, and Form 8938 reporting requirements, including submissions to the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, Streamlined Domestic and Foreign Procedures
    • Foreign bank account analysis, currency conversions, stock valuation, foreign tax credits and transactions, calculations of capital gains and losses of assets, and PFIC

Previous Experience

Internal Revenue Service (2006-2010)
  • Revenue Agent
Levins Tax Law (2012-2014, 2017-2018)
  • Tax Associate
WardChisholm, PC (2018-2019)
  • Tax Associate

Honors

  • Juris Prudence Award, Federal Income Tax, 2015
  • Tax Executives Institute, Inc. Scholarship Recipient, highest GPA in the Tax LL.M. Program, 2016
  • Vacovec, Mayotte & Singer Scholarship Recipient, highest GPA in three or more Tax Classes, 2017

Community Involvement

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Volunteered as an Income Tax Preparer

Main: 617.600.5400

Fax: 617.284.6260

Email: elizabeth@mcmahontaxlaw.com


Education

Suffolk University Law School

  • LL.M. in Taxation,
    J.D. cum laude

Bentley University

  • Master’s in Accountancy,
    Certificate in Taxation,
    B.A. Accountancy

Bar Admissions

Connecticut, Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court