Maryna Sticksel is a tax lawyer representing individuals, estates, and businesses in tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and state departments of revenue. Before joining McMahon & Tivnan PC, Maryna worked at PWC where she advised private equity funds, insurance, and real estate companies on a variety of international tax matters, including cross-border transactions. Maryna also worked on tax controversy matters at Harvard Law School Federal Tax Clinic where she assisted clients to resolve tax disputes with the IRS.
Maryna is a dual qualified attorney in New York and in Belarus with experiences in the U.S., U.K., Czech Republic and Belarus, and speaks English, Russian, Belarussian and German languages.
Maryna assists clients with federal tax controversies, including:
- Audits and examination defense, including calculation of correct tax liability and minimizing penalties and interest
- Collection matters, including Installment Agreements and Offers in Compromise, and Innocent Spouse Relief Requests
- FBAR (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) requirements
- Assisting taxpayers to become compliant with their tax obligations through voluntary disclosure programs
- International Tax Associate
Federal Tax Clinic at Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School (2017-2020)
- Paralegal/Intake Coordinator
Iowa Legal Aid (2015)
- Legal Intern at Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic