Johnson Tax Law P.C.
101 5th St E Suite 910
Saint PaulMN 55101

About Eric Johnson 

As an experienced tax law attorney, Eric Johnson has been supporting clients in their tax disputes for years. A Minnesota native and a graduate of Mahtomedi High School, he loves to support his local state. Eric is fluent in both English and German. He is currently the head of Johnson Tax Law P.C. and a knowledgeable source for all tax law questions. 


-J.D. University of Minnesota Law School, 1995, cum laude (concentration in tax law)
-B.A. Northwestern University, 1992, with honors, distinction, Phi Beta Kappa
-Graduate of Mahtomedi High School, Valedictorian 

Tax Controversy Practice

St. Paul, Minnesota, 2005 – Present

-Caseload consists of tax controversy cases involving individuals and mid-size businesses
-Tax Director, Daktronics, Inc., and subsidiaries (NASDAQ DAKT) 2007-2009

Internal Revenue Service – Office of Chief Counsel Senior Attorney

St. Paul, Minnesota, 1999 – 2005

-Litigated income tax deficiency cases before the U.S. Tax Court
-Advised IRS personnel on all aspects of tax law
-Authored several IRS published opinions on corporate, partnership tax law


-Member of the Minnesota Bar since 1995
-Member of the Wisconsin Bar since 2017
-Member of the Minnesota Bar and Wisconsin Bar Association Tax Sections
-Admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service
-Admitted, United States Tax Court
-Admitted, United States Court of Federal Claims
-Admitted, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
-Admitted, pro hac vice in various United States District Courts
-Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
-Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
-Admitted, United States Supreme Court

Other Experience 

-Former Adjunct Professor at Minnesota State University of Mankato teaching Tax Law

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