Daniel M. Silvershein has established himself over practicing for 20 years in New York and New Jersey as one of the well-respected tax and bankruptcy specialists. He has shown himself to be skilled hard-working who has been active in successfully representing over 100’s of individuals and small-businesses in financial and tax disputes. He has a record of successfully closing the bankruptcy cases and having the discharge received. Also, he has established a reputation of excellence with the local and upstate tax authorities. When necessary he has successfully litigated issues arising in the bankruptcy involving creditors or the Trustee.
Over the 20 years of practice his bankruptcy practice has involved represented all walks of life from professional wage earners, union members, stock brokers involved in Straight Chapter 7 and confirming Chapter 13 plans at all the New York and New Jersey Bankruptcy Courts. He has also represented creditors in defending preference actions. Other bankruptcy litigation has involved successfully defending principals of the bankruptcy entity who was wrongly charged with violating civil law.
His tax practice has involved worked with taxpayers from all walks of life which resulted in numerous discounted settlements where the original amount of debt was compromised from several hundred thousands to less than ten. Releasing seized property or business owners. Other successful representations included negotiating penalty abatements. Representing the small business owner in audit situation and getting the audit to be closed on the best possible terms.
Often the most valuable service is negotiating a payment plan that BOTH the taxpayer and the government can live with. Finally, over the years I have helped numerous non-filers get their life back on track.
He has been a member of the New York State Bar, New Jersey Bar, City Bar Bankruptcy Panel, a committee member of NYSBA Committee to review the code on Professional Responsibility a member of the New York State Bar Association, and American Bar Association. He also been on the Executive Board as the financial Secretary for the last 2 seasons with the Swiss Ski Club.