Colin Walsh

Colin J. Walsh

Principal, J.D. · +1 (312) 729 8043

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Colin Walsh is a principal with Baker Tilly’s tax practice.

Colin joined the firm in 2010. He specializes in tax practices and procedures, tax controversy, dispute resolution and unclaimed property.

  • Provides complete representation at IRS exams and appeals
  • Advises on federal and state tax issues with an emphasis on risk management
  • Negotiates with federal and state collections departments to obtain offers in compromise and installment agreements
  • Advocates for penalty abatements
  • Assists with requests for Section 9100 relief for missed tax elections
  • Negotiates voluntary disclosures for delinquent taxes and unclaimed property reports
  • Represents clients in unclaimed property examinations
  • Advises clients on opportunity zone structuring and compliance issues
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Federal Tax Committee, president
  • Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization
  • Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Irish Angels Venture Capital Group, partner
  • Marquette Law School Club of Chicago, committee member
  • Notre Dame Club of Chicago
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association




Marquette University Law School (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
Juris Doctor

University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana)
Bachelor of Arts in finance