Tax Controversy & Litigation

Our firm has a vast amount of audit procedure and practice experience, and we use that experience to resolve contentious audits and to provide our clients a sense of ease during what is often a stressful experience.  While an audit is a delicate matter, the proper representation may lessen penalties in addition to alleviating anxiety. It is beneficial to retain a tax attorney with the right experience to communicate with the IRS and respond appropriately to Summonses, IRS Information Document Requests or other notices.

Our firm aspires to resolve any dispute with the IRS as quickly as possible.  However, at times, a client may be forced to litigate a matter beyond IRS audit and appeals.  Common issues that trigger litigation or warrant representation include:

  • Tax refund litigation
  • Underreported income
  • Filing in response to a Notice of Deficiency
  • Gift or Estate tax controversy

In addition to our zealous advocacy on civil tax matters, it is our priority to prevent clients’ civil matters from turning into criminal matters.  

Our firm’s tax experience allows us to understand the intricacies of the tax code as it relates to potential penalties within the realm of criminal law.  Thus, we are prepared to passionately represent our clients on charges such as tax fraud, tax evasion, willful failure to file a return, fraudulent returns and other prosecutable offenses.  We represent our clients in all phases of criminal tax proceedings, including criminal administrative investigations, grand jury investigations, trials and appeals.

If you believe that you are being investigated, it is crucial that you do not speak with any other party regarding your case until you have contacted a competent attorney.