Miami Tax Lawyer | Florida
A. Antonio Tomas is a Board Certified Tax Lawyer and a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Tomas's practice focuses on two main areas: Tax Law and Criminal Law.
Mr. Tomas has successfully represented clients against the Internal Revenue Service at the field and appeals level, as well as before the United States Tax Court. He has also advised and counseled clients on various issues, including trust and estate planning, corporate structuring and general tax planning.
Mr. Tomas has extensive experience at the state and federal level litigating all phases of a criminal case. He has defended clients charged with various white-collar crimes, as well as other crimes such as grant theft, child molestation and murder.
Mr. Tomas graduated with honors from the University of Miami School of Law in 2003. During law school, he interned with the Miami-Dade state attorney's office and was an editor for the Inter-American Law Review. He went on to earn an L.L.M. degree (Masters of Law) in Taxation from the University of Miami in 2006. Prior to law school, he majored in Accounting and earned a Master's Degree in Taxation from Florida International University. He has been a C.P.A. (Certified Public Accountant) in the state of Florida since 2002.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Cuban-American Bar Association, Dade County Bar Association.
IRS v. A.C.
Practice Area: Tax
Outcome: Client's $80,000+ tax bill was reduced to zero.
Description: Client was charged with multiple penalties, plus interest, for numerous tax years. The penalties alone were over $80,000.00. Mr. Tomas negotiated with the IRS and got them to waive all penalties in the matter.
State v. MK
Outcome: New trial granted to man convicted of murder.
Description: Mr. Tomas handled the appeal of a Miami man convicted of murder. The appeal resulted in the man being granted a new trial.
State v. EST
Outcome: DUI dismissed.
Description: Client was charged with DUI. Mr. Tomas got the case dismissed.
State v. JES
Outcome: Cocaine charges dropped.
Description: Client was charged with possession of cocaine. Mr. Tomas got the charges dropped.
State v. BBA
Outcome: Reckless Driving dismissed.
Description: Client charged with reckless driving and endangerment. State attorney refused to drop charges until various motion were filed by Mr. Tomas. After that, the state had a change of heart and dismissed the charges.
State v. PTT
Outcome: Sentence drastically reduced.
Description: Client charged with Capital Felony with minimum sentence of 25 years to life. Confession to police on videotape. Mr. Tomas negotiated a plea deal and client served 2 years.
ASR v. Commissioner
Outcome: Petition for relief granted and client's tax debt of 200K was wiped out.
Description: Client owed 200K to the IRS as result of filing joint tax return with spouse. Couple were still married, but income was attributable to taxpayer's spouse.
State v. PHP
Outcome: Case dismissed.
Description: Client charged with Possession of Cocaine with intent to distribute.
State v. JG
Outcome: Client acquitted of VOP and probation re-instated.
Description: Client was on probation for a violent crime. Client was charged with violating his probation and was facing over 30 years in prison as a result.
Cruz v. Commissioner
Outcome: All deductions were allowed and penalties were abated.
Description: The IRS disallowed over 50K in deductions and assessed and additional 10K in fines against the client.
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Editor for University of Miami School of Law Inter-American Law Review (2002-2003)
Pro Bono Serivce award from Put Something Back pro bono project (2007)
Ensuring Equal Justice Pro Bono Initiative Award (2011)
Board Certified - Tax Law (2011)
Call Toll Free: (305) 648-1040
Mr. Tomas prides himself on always being available for his clients. When he accepts a case, he makes a commitment to do everything in his power to protect his client's interests and achieve the best possible results.
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