Maxine Aaronson, Attorney at Law
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Maxine Aaronson’s Publications

Maxine Aaronson frequently writes on the subjects of taxation, negotiation and mediation. A representative sample appears below.


Author, BUSEXP:12,000,”Expenses for the Production of Income,” Tax Research Consultant, published by CCH, a Wolters Kluwer company.

Author, “Expanding the Pie and Creating Value Through the Artful Use of the Internal Revenue Code” Creative Problem Solver’s Handbook for Negotiators and Mediators, Volume II, John W. Cooley, ed. published by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution.


If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try Appeals Mediation, 9 J. Tax Prac. & Proc. 29 (April 2007) (with Steven C. Salch).

A New Road to Successful Case Resolution: Using Mediation and Arbitration in Tax Matters, Section Program, American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Los Angeles, California, October 2002.

Point & Counterpoint: Plaintiff’s Attorney Fees and Costs, 18 GP Solo 62 (September 2001), Deborah A. Geier (point) and Maxine Aaronson (counterpoint) (reprinted in the annual “Best of the ABA Sections” issue)

Author, The Case for Mediation of Tax Controversies, 3 IRS Practice Advisor Report 51(BNA) (November 12, 1999), Reprinted in the Texas Tax Lawyer, May 2000.

Author, Navigating Your Way Through The Process Of A Negotiation, 28 State Bar of Texas Taxation Section Newsletter 3 (February 1999)

Significant Briefs:

COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, Petitioner, v. JOHN W. BANKS, II, Respondent; COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, Petitioner, v. SIGITAS J. BANAITIS, Respondent. Nos. 03-892, 03-907 BRIEF OF KENNETH W. GIDEON, MAXINE AARONSON, GAIL RICHMOND, & MONA L. HYMEL as Amici Curiae to the Supreme Court of the United States.

To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS, we inform you that any U.S. federal tax advice contained in this communication (including any attachments) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or tax-related matter[s].