Brian M. Gore – Tax Lawyer In Boston


Brian is a tax attorney focusing his practice on resolving tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and Massachusetts Department of Revenue (“DOR”). Brian has experience counseling clients through examination and appealing income and non-income tax assessments. Prior to joining McMahon & Tivnan, PC, Brian was a State and Local Tax Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP where he focused on defending corporate income and non-income tax audits, representing clients during administrative tax appeals and providing state and local tax consulting services including transaction planning and tax due diligence.


Brian represents individuals, estates and businesses before the IRS and DOR. His practice includes:

  • Audit and examination defense, including responding to proposed assessments and challenging preliminary tax assessment calculations
  • Administrative appeals before the IRS and DOR challenging notices of deficiency and assessment
  • Collections matters, including installment agreements, offers in compromise and wage/income levies
  • Voluntary disclosure, including helping taxpayers who have previously not filed returns with bringing their tax accounts into compliance
  • IRS and DOR penalty abatement requests
  • Assisting U.S. citizens with foreign bank accounts and FBAR (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) requirements, including assisting taxpayers to become compliant through voluntary disclosure programs
  • Tax litigation before the United States Tax Court

Previous Experience

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (2013 – 2018)
  • State and Local Tax Manager
  • Represented corporate clients through income and non-income tax audits and appealing tax assessments before various state taxing authorities
  • Provided merger/acquisition and transaction advisory consulting services, including transaction tax planning and buy/sell side tax due diligence
Low-Income Tax Clinic, University of Connecticut School of Law (2012 – 2013)
  • Represented clients before the IRS and Connecticut Department of Revenue Services to protest and resolve various income tax disputes
  • Awarded Nina E. Olson and Janet Spragens Low-Income Tax Clinic Award by the University of Connecticut School of Law for exceptional dedication and excellence in the representation of Connecticut taxpayers
Worcester County District Attorney’s Office (Middle District) (2012)
  • Certified Student Prosecutor
  • Conducted jury and bench trials prosecuting operating under the influence and assault and battery cases

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association

Main: 617-600-5400

Fax: 617-284-6260



University of Connecticut School of Law

  • Juris Doctor, Certificate in Tax Studies

University of Connecticut

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, Connecticut

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Tax Court

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