Practice Areas

Bankruptcy

At Orlando Tax Law, we review all your options to figure out and recommend your best options based on your unique circumstances. As such, we automatically review whether or not the tax liabilities you have incurred qualify for inclusion in a bankruptcy discharge. Even if you do qualify for bankruptcy, there may be other reasons [..]

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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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Collection Due Process

Before the IRS can levy your wages or file a Notice of Federal Tax Lien, the IRS must send you a notice informing you of your collection due process rights prior to taking such collection action. Once you get a notice, we only have 30 days to request such a hearing. It is important to [..]

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Innocent Spouse Relief

When a married couple files a joint return, they are both responsible for ensuring its accuracy and for the payment of any taxes owed. That means that the IRS can collect the entire amount of tax, interest, and penalties from either spouse. In some circumstances, you may be able to use innocent spouse relief or [..]

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Installment Agreements

If you cannot afford to pay your tax bill in full, the IRS will allow you to repay your tax liability with a monthly payment plan. The amount of the payments and duration of the plan depend on many factors, including the amount of tax liability owed, how old the tax liability is and how [..]

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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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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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Levy

A levy is an IRS seizure of your property to satisfy a tax debt. This might include investment accounts, retirement accounts, bank accounts, social security benefits, or your wages. The IRS may seize property that you currently hold or that is held by someone else (e.g. wages not yet paid). A levy is used when [..]

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Lien

A federal tax lien is the government’s legal claim against your property when you neglect or fail to pay a tax debt. The lien protects the government’s interest in all your property, including real estate, personal property and financial assets. A federal tax lien exists after the IRS assesses your tax liability (either through audit [..]

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Offer in Compromise

If you owe the IRS, you may be able to settle the debt for less than the amount you owe. There are different types of offer in compromises and depending on your individual circumstances you may or may not qualify. If you are in collections with the IRS, we will review your situation to see [..]

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Penalty Abatements and Relief

If you file or pay your taxes late, you may be subject to failure to file, failure to pay, and failure to pay estimated tax penalties. If payroll taxes are involved, then there are numerous other penalties that can pile up, including the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty, where you, as the owner or responsible party [..]

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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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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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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 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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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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