Mitchell I. Horowitz is highly thought of in the Florida legal community for his solid working relationship with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and as a person who gets things done. Mitch represents individuals, tax exempt entities and business organizations, focusing his practice in the area of civil tax controversies with the IRS and Florida Department of Revenue, including U. S. Tax Court, federal district court and state court litigation, transactional and business law representation.
He also has experience handling audit and collection matters and performing annual tax maintenance audits for businesses and tax exempt entities. In 2018, Mitch was named the Gerald T. Hart Outstanding Tax Attorney of the Year by the Tax Section of The Florida Bar.
While working to reach the best possible result within the parameters of any situation, Mitch works to support his clients. He’s a candid team player who strives to ensure that a client has full understanding of all pros and cons before a decision is made. He is also upfront about estimating costs, and never over promises about what can be accomplished.
University of Miami School of Law, LL.M., 1988
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1984
State University of New York at Binghamton, B.S., 1980, magna cum laude
American Bar Association: Tax Section
The Florida Bar: Chair, Tax Section, 2006-2007; Chair, 2005-2006
Hillsborough County Bar Association: Tax Section
United States Law Firm Group: Co-Chair, State Tax Committee
Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
Vice Chair, Court Procedure and Practice Committee, ABA Tax Section