Richard A. Block, Esq., is an Estate Tax Attorney with 50 years of experience providing legal counsel and representation in taxation law, estate planning, and business law for individuals, businesses, and charitable organizations throughout Southern California. As an emeritus California Certified Tax Specialist (having been certified for 45 years)and former U.S. Treasury attorney in the office of the chief counsel to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), he uses his experience and skills to the maximum benefit of his clients.
Mr. Block graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (A.B. Cum Laude), Harvard Law School (Honors Seminar in Taxation of Corporate Reorganizations) and Georgetown Law Center (Master of Laws in Taxation). He clerked for the Honorable Herbert Banks Cohen of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and served four years as an Attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel to the Internal Revenue Service at the National Office in Washington, DC. Mr. Block has served as an adjunct tax law professor at Golden Gate University and the La Verne School of Law.
Mr. Block is admitted in California and may practice before all the courts in California, the Federal District Court for the Central District of California and the United States Supreme Court.
Representation Before the IRS and other Administrative Agencies for Tax Debt Relief
Income Tax Considerations
Business Formation Tax Considerations
Estate Tax Planning and Asset Preservation - property tax, income tax, pension plans, charitable giving, gift taxation, insurance trusts, special needs trusts, dynasty trusts, and other tax and family concerns
Tax Deductions for Personal Collections of High Value
Property Tax / Real Estate Tax
Federal or State Tax Contributions from Personal or Public Investments