Hochman Salkin Toshcer Perez, P.C., specializes in representing clients in civil and criminal tax cases both administratively before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing agencies and in court. The firm is internationally recognized for excellence, integrity and the ability to achieve the best possible results for our clients throughout the world. Our experienced tax lawyers have outstanding tax-related credentials and are routinely recognized as leaders in handling all aspects of sophisticated tax controversies and criminal tax matters.
Robert Horwitz is a principal with Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez, PC, in Beverly Hills, CA, where he specializes in the representation of clients in civil and criminal tax cases. He has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Taxation Section of the State Bar of California and as Chair of the Taxation Section for 2015-2016. Before entering private practice, Mr. Horwitz was a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles.
Mr. Horwitz has been a speaker on tax matters and FBAR penalties at the Annual Meeting of the Taxation Section of the California Lawyers Association, the ABA Section of Taxation Mid-Year Meeting, the UCLA Tax Controversy Institute, the Procopio International Tax Institute and the California State Bar Annual Meeting. He has authored articles on tax law that have appeared in diverse publications, including Tax Notes, the CCH Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure, the Federal Lawyer (the publication of the Federal Bar Association), the California Tax Lawyer and the California Journal of Tax Litigation.
Mr. Horwitz is a member of the bars of California and Illinois. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Seventh, Ninth and Federal Circuits, the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of California, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Tax Court. He was named a Southern California Super Lawyer 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014-2019. He is a member of the American College of Tax Counsel and of the Planning Committee of the UCLA Tax Controversy Institute.