Eric Rietveld


Eric J. Rietveld represents individuals, estates and businesses before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Massachusetts Department of Revenue. He received his Masters of Laws in Taxation from the Boston University School of Law and served as an intern for the Honorable F. Dennis Saylor IV in the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts.


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

  • Audits and examination, including calculation of correct tax liability, and minimizing penalties and interest
  • Submissions of Offers in Compromise to the IRS for settlement of tax liabilities
  • Submissions of voluntary disclosures to the IRS to assist taxpayers with bringing their tax accounts into compliance
  • Assisting U.S. citizens with foreign bank accounts and FBAR Requirements, including voluntary disclosure programs

Previous Experience

Massachusetts Department of Revenue (2012)
  • Legal Division Intern
  • Researched and drafted memoranda, briefs and motions related to corporate and financial institution excise tax, international arbitrage, and transfer pricing and penalties issues
Mayo Group (2010)
  • Law Clerk
  • Researched tax consequences of employee housing policy, liability insurance law and loan restructuring agreements
    United States District Court, District of Massachusetts (2010)
  • Intern for the Honorable F. Dennis Saylor IV
  • Researched pending motions and assisted with trial preparation, including drafting jury instructions

Honors & Awards

Selected to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star list, 2016-2017

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Boston University School of Law

  • LL.M. in Taxation

Boston College Law School

  • J.D. cum laude

Whitman College

  • B.A. History

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