Harry Margolis

Harry Margolis (November 17, 1919 - July 1987)was a Saratoga, California tax attorney.He represented Werner Erhard, and his various organizations, including Erhard Seminars Training, since 1971. Margolis practiced law since 1943, and began his career in a small firm in San Francisco, in its financial district downtown. Harry Margolis is known for his various "Margolis schemes"which were various tax evasion schemes that failed during the 1980s. They focused on "transfer pricing schemes." In the court case Jerome Goldberg and Marjorie Goldberg v. United States of America, May 14, 1986 in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the court commented on the actions of Harry Margolis: Harry Margolis served Werner Erhard as chief counsel and personal attorney (in addition to Art Schreiber), and was responsible for the creation and tax maintenance of his many complex organizations : In 1976 the IRS indicted Harry Margolis on charges of tax fraud on behalf of Werner Erhard and Associates, a charge later dropped. Werner Erhard later sued the IRS for damages and won $200,000.

Personal details

Date of birth
November 17th, 1919
Date of death
July, 1987 at age of #<ArgumentError: invalid date>
Place of death
Saratoga, California, United States of America

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