Tax Audit and Examination Defense: Tax Controversy

If you have been selected for an IRS, California Franchise Tax Board (CA FTB) or California Employment Development Department (CA EDD) audit, or if you have received a letter or notice from the same which you disagree with, aggressive and efficient negotiation legal representation of your issues before the IRS, CA FTB and/or CA EDD is vital to protecting your legal interests, your financial interests and/or your business and, most importantly, your peace of mind.

If you are not adequately represented by skilled legal counsel, you may be subjected to civil and/or criminal penalties, which may include garnishments on your wages, levies on your bank accounts, and jail time.

Our firm focuses on representing individuals and businesses that have a dispute or require a resolution with the IRS, CA FTB and/or CA EDD.

The following are examples of the types of tax controversy matters we defend and negotiate for our clients:

  • Innocent Spouse or Injured Spouse claims
  • Liens
  • Levies
  • Wage Garnishments
  • Seizures
  • Representation in IRS Appeals or U.S. Tax Court
  • Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Defense
  • FATCA and FBAR matters: Offshore Account Enforcement
  • Abatements of Penalties
  • Payroll Tax Defense
  • Independent Contractor versus Employee Classification matters
  • Offers in Compromise
  • Installment Agreements
  • Identity Theft matters
  • Appeals for Adverse Determinations
  • Tax Strategies to help you and/or your business obtain the best possible outcome for your situation
  • Collection Due Process

Contact us for a free 15 minute initial evaluation of your tax case.