Russell ("Russ") Haynes is a tax attorney with the firm of Burton J. Haynes, P.C., in Burke, Virginia. Russ graduated magna cum laude from George Mason School of Law in 2011, with a concentration in tax law. Russ works mainly on employment tax cases for businesses with large tax delinquencies, unfiled returns, and when assessment of the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty is threatened against responsible persons. But he also handles cases for individuals with unfiled tax returns and unpaid balances. Russ lectures frequently for tax classes and industry groups on how to resolve federal tax liabilities in bankruptcy. He has also successfully negotiated Offers in Compromise with the IRS and state tax authorities for individual and business taxpayers. Russ is experienced in accounting issues, including the forensic accounting reconstructions often necessary in criminal and civil cases, payroll accounting, and is a Quickbooks Pro Advisor. Russ is a member of the Virginia State Bar ("VSB"), the VSB Section of Taxation, the Virginia State Trial Lawyers' Association, the American Bar Association ("ABA"), the ABA Section of Taxation, and the ABA Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties. Besides work at the firm, Russ was once a talented musician, receiving a Master of Music degree from the Cincinnati Conservatory and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a former assistant golf professional in Austin, Texas, an avid woodworker, proponent of the shooting sports, and martial artist (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu).