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Parag Patel

Edison Township
  • Tax Law, Elder Law, Probate...
  • Florida, New Jersey, New York
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Summary

PARAG P. PATEL, ESQ. is a tax attorney with the Patel Law Offices in New Jersey. Mr. Patel’s practice concentration is in tax, business transactions, international tax planning and estate planning. Mr. Patel’s expertise is in all stages of civil and criminal tax controversies including, international tax law, offshore bank accounts and disclosures, civil/criminal examinations, IRS administrative appeals, and other complex litigation. Since 2009, Mr. Patel also serves as Municipal Court Judge for Edison Township, NJ, one of the busiest municipal courts in the state. Edison Township Municipal Court has jurisdiction of vehicular violations, temporary restraining orders, criminal offenses, ordinance offenses, and arraignments of criminal cases transferred to the Superior Court. Mr. Patel is a Board Certified Estate Planning Law Specialist, Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, and frequent speaker on legal issues affecting tax, offshore tax planning, and estate planning. Mr. Patel is a New Jersey Super Lawyer by New Jersey Magazine for tax and estate planning. Mr. Patel has also received an AV rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating System, which is the highest professional rating possible among lawyers. Mr. Patel is the 2017-18 Chairman of the Tax Law Committee of American Bar Association’s GP Solo and Small Firm Division. Mr. Patel is a graduate of Georgetown (J.D.) and New York University (LL.M tax) law schools. Mr. Patel is a member of the New Jersey State, New York State, Florida, Middlesex County, and American Bar Associations. Mr. Patel has offices in New Jersey, New York, and Florida.

Education
New York University School of Law
LL.M. (1998) | Tax law
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Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. (1994)
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Professional Experience
Judge
Edison Township
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Foreign Filings, Annual Tax Seminar, Galloping Hill Golf Course 3 Golf Drive Kenilworth, NJ 07033 908-241-8700
NJ CPA Society
Foreign Filings Parag P. Patel, Esq. - Patel Law Offices With the IRS targeting taxpayers with unreported foreign assets, tax professionals must identify the pitfalls of the new world of global financial transparency and learn the requirements of foreign asset reporting. We will learn of the detailed rules of foreign asset disclosure: who needs to file and accounts that must be reported, and the potential liability of the taxpayer and tax preparer. We will identify best practices for compliance and discuss the benefits and pitfalls of the IRS' voluntary disclosure programs for non-compliant taxpayers. Experienced tax attorney Parag Patel has handled over two hundred disclosures for clients.
FOREIGN FINANCIAL REPORTING & HOW TO REPRESENT A CASH BUSINESS IN FEDERAL AND STATE TAX AUDITS AND INVESTIGATIONS, Tax Seminar, Fairbridge Hotel and Convention Center (formerly Somerset Holiday Inn) 195 Davidson Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873
NJ CPA Society
Navigating Foreign Waters: FATCA and the Complex U.S. Laws for Foreign Accounts Compliance Parag Patel, Esq. With FATCA, the United States is aggressively targeting US persons with unreported offshore accounts. All tax professionals must know benefits and pitfalls of complex US laws for offshore accounts. We will review the US rules of foreign account disclosure, FBARs: who needs to file, what to file, accounts that must be reported, and the potential liability of the taxpayer and tax advisor. We will identify best practices for compliance and discuss the benefits and pitfalls of the US disclosure programs for noncompliant taxpayers.
Certifications
Board Certified Tax Attorney
Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
Certified Estate Planning Law Specialist
American Bar Association-accredited Estate Law Specialist Board
Certified Elder Law Attorney
National Elder Law Foundation
Professional Associations
New York State Bar # 2682243
Member
Current
New Jersey State Bar # 007941995
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
New Jersey
New York
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Tax Law
  • Elder Law
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
Languages
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Gujarati: Spoken
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Tax, Estate Planning, Probate and Elder Law Center
Contact & Map
Office address
60 Walnut Ave
Suite 202
Clark, NJ 07066
USA
Telephone: (732) 623-9800