Practice Areas

IRS Audits and Examinations

An audit or examination is an IRS review of your books, receipts, and records. Unlike in other areas of the law, the IRS thinks you’re guilty until you prove your innocence. Because the auditor or examiner will have a detailed understanding of tax law, you will want to strongly consider hiring a tax attorney to [..]

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Tax Collections

The IRS uses a system of aggressive collection practices and assessed penalties to ensure that taxes are paid and that taxpayers are in compliance with their obligations. The IRS is one of the toughest creditors to deal with because it can directly garnish your wages, seize your assets, and damage your credit. The IRS will [..]

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Tax Collection Relief and Settlement options

The IRS is one of the most aggressive creditors in the country. It can secure payment of tax liabilities through liens, levies, and garnishments. Fortunately, while IRS actions can significantly disrupt your life, its mission is simply to secure payment of taxes in a way that will minimize its expenditures on the collections process. If [..]

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Offshore Disclosure and Streamlined Programs

If you are a US citizen or resident and have property (bank accounts or other assets) in other countries then you may have filing and compliance matters to resolve. If the hiding of assets has been “willful” as defined by current case law on the issue, there could be criminal issues. If you were non-willful [..]

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Business Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Reorganizations

If you are a planning to start a business, looking to expand, sell, buy or reorganize your business, contact us today. We can help you with entity selection and tax structure of your start-up. We can also structure your purchase/sales transaction in a tax efficient manner and educate you on your options and compliance requirements. [..]

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Unfiled Back Taxes and Returns

If you or your business has unfiled returns, whether income tax or payroll 941 returns, we can assist you in getting those returns filed. We can help you determine what years to file, whether amended returns are needed, and assist you in finding a qualified accountant to get you on track. We understand that there [..]

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Preparer Liability and Penalties

If you have been improperly preparing returns or the IRS is accusing you of improperly preparing returns and not complying with documentation and information retention requirements, we can help you. Often the IRS will assess preparer penalties and try to bar you from continued practice. You need an attorney on your side to help protect [..]

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Promoter Liability, Penalties, and Tax Shelters

Is the IRS trying to shut down a trust or other shelter structure that you are promoting? Have they asked you for an interview or documents? Are you being threatened with an injunction or promotor penalties? This is serious and you need an attorney on your side to protect your rights. We have experience in [..]

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IRS Refund Claims

Do you think you legitimately paid the IRS too much and that you are entitled to a refund? Is the IRS disallowing an amended return? Have us review your situation. We may be able to help you get a refund back from the IRS if you overpaid or if the IRS got the law wrong.

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Tax Court Representation

If the IRS is trying to assess you with taxes, you have a right to challenge that assessment of liability in Tax Court, without prepaying the tax liability the IRS says you owe. But you need to watch the clock because many times you only have a limited amount of time to petition the Tax [..]

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