Mr. Marini concentrates his practice in the areas of Tax Law both International & Domestic, Representation before the IRS, Including: IRS Audits, IRS Appeals, IRS Collections & Tax Court Cases, Asset Protection & Estate Planning.
During his 35 year career in International and Tax Law, he has represented a broad spectrum of International and Domestic Clients; including Fortune 500 companies, major non-U.S. businesses and numerous high net worth individuals.
Mr. Marini is a frequent lecturer and has authored numerous articles and several books including: “U.S. Portfolio Investments,” CCH International Tax Commentaries.
Mr. Marini successfully represented clients, at Appeals or in Court, in the following Tax Matters:
Over 50 - Large Case Audits (amount in dispute over $1MM)
Over 5 - Inter-Company Pricing Cases (Section 482)
Numerous Successful Representation s of taxpayers at IRS Appeals
Multiple Payroll Tax Collection Cases
Numerous Offer and Compromise Cases
Numerous Installment Payment Plans and
Land Mark Decision (never decided before) Limiting a States right to Tax (New Sea Escape Cruise, Ltd v. Department of Revenue, 823 So.2d 161 (Fla 4th DCA 2002), approved, 894 So.2d 954 (Fla 2005) reported in BNA DAILY TAX REPORT July 1, 2002).
Mr. Marini is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court. & U.S. District Court and is recognized as a Preeminent Lawyer (Top 5%), by Martindale–Hubbell's Bar Registry of "Preeminent Lawyers" is recognized in "Lawyers of Distinction,“ (Top 10%), is recognized as “Top-Rated Lawyers” in The Miami Herald & The American Lawyer, is recognize as “Top Lawyers” in the Daily Business Review and has an “Excellent” rating by AVVO lawyer rating service.
He is also a member of the Florida Bar, member of A.I.T.C. (Association of International Tax Consultants), and the Florida International Tax Group, which is an invitational only group, of the best International Tax Advisors in the State of Florida. Mr. Marini is able to transact business in English and Italian.
Prior to forming Marini & Associates, P.A.
Mr. Marini was with Arthur Andersen & Co. (AA&Co.), in Miami, Florida and was listed as a firm-wide International Tax Specialist in AA&Co.’s Worldwide Directory. Mr. Marini was 1 of 15 tax professionals, with whom AA&Co. recommended consulting with when advising clients on international tax issues. In addition AA&Co. considered Mr. Marini as an International Shipping Specialist.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 1979 Magna Cum Laude; Juris Doctor, Villanova University, School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 1982; and LLM (Taxation), University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1985.