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Russell J. Haynes

Russell J. Haynes

Burton J. Haynes, P.C.
  • Tax Law
  • Virginia
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Russell ("Russ") Haynes is a tax attorney with the firm of Burton J. Haynes, P.C., in Burke, Virginia. Russ graduated magna cum laude from George Mason School of Law in 2011, with a concentration in tax law. Russ works mainly on employment tax cases for businesses with large tax delinquencies, unfiled returns, and when assessment of the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty is threatened against responsible persons. But he also handles cases for individuals with unfiled tax returns and unpaid balances. Russ lectures frequently for tax classes and industry groups on how to resolve federal tax liabilities in bankruptcy. He has also successfully negotiated Offers in Compromise with the IRS and state tax authorities for individual and business taxpayers. Russ is experienced in accounting issues, including the forensic accounting reconstructions often necessary in criminal and civil cases, payroll accounting, and is a Quickbooks Pro Advisor. Russ is a member of the Virginia State Bar ("VSB"), the VSB Section of Taxation, the Virginia State Trial Lawyers' Association, the American Bar Association ("ABA"), the ABA Section of Taxation, and the ABA Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties. Besides work at the firm, Russ was once a talented musician, receiving a Master of Music degree from the Cincinnati Conservatory and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Texas at Austin, a former assistant golf professional in Austin, Texas, an avid woodworker, shooter, and martial artist.

Education
George Mason University School of Law
J.D. | Tax law
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Honors: Magna cum laude
University of Texas - Austin
Doctor of Musical Arts (2005) | Music
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University of Cincinnati
Master of Music | Music Performance
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. | Music Performance
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Burton J. Haynes, P.C.
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Paralegal
Burton J. Haynes, P.C.
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Speaking Engagements
Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Tax Course, University of Baltimore Law School
University of Baltimore Law School, Graduate Tax Program
Survey course on the treatment of tax debts in bankruptcy, including calculation of the time periods under BC 507 and BC 523, treatment of penalties and interest, and the effect of collection actions and liens on how tax debts can be handled in bankruptcy.
Representing Delinquent Taxpayers, Continuing Education Course, Silver Spring, MD
Maryland Association of Practicing CPAs
Seminar on representing delinquent taxpayers, including information on negotiating payment plans, Offers in Compromise, CDP hearings, and dealing with liens and levies.
Employment Tax Controversies, Monthly Continuing Education, Vienna, VA
Virginia Society of Enrolled Agents
Worker Classification Cases in Virginia, Monthly Continuing Education, Vienna, VA
Virginia Society of Enrolled Agents
Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Tax Course, University of Baltimore Law School
University of Baltimore Law School, Graduate Tax Program
Survey course on the treatment of tax debts in bankruptcy, including calculation of the time periods under BC 507 and BC 523, treatment of penalties and interest, and the effect of collection actions and liens on how tax debts can be handled in bankruptcy.
Developing Areas in the Treatment of Tax Debts in Bankruptcy, Maryland Bar Association Tax Section Symposium, University of Baltimore Law School
Maryland Bar Association Tax Section
Presentation on recent changes in how tax debts are treated in bankruptcy, including the spread of the "One Day Late" rule, treatment of late-filed returns after SFRs, amended state tax returns, and equitable tolling.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
Fees
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  • Tax Law
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Burton J. Haynes, P.C.
9273 Old Keene Mill Road
Burke, VA 22015
USA
Telephone: (703) 913-7500
Fax: (703) 866-2427