We assist our clients with a broad range of tax matters including business tax planning, individual tax planning, estate tax planning and international tax.
We are forceful advocates for our clients when litigation is unavoidable. Our attorneys have litigated in the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, state courts, and various U.S district courts.
We help entrepreneurs of all stages establish and grow new companies. From choosing the right tax-efficient entity to negotiating a partnership agreement, we help clients start strong.
We have worked with well over 200 clients with offshore assets to determine the best way to come into compliance with U.S. law. Our vast experience with all iterations of the IRS’s voluntary disclosure programs allows us to give clients a realistic picture of the risks they face with respect to unreported assets.
With years of experience assisting clients in navigating the complex pathways of IRS audits and appeals, we help clients resolve their controversies with the IRS in an efficient and comprehensive manner.
With our prior government experience and relationships inside the beltway, we are out in front of tax policy and regulatory changes. We provide clients with insights into the legislative and administrative tax process and keep them informed of important developments so they can keep their business agile.
Sensitive Audits and Criminal Matters
We help clients navigate the dangers of an IRS examination where potential criminal issues are involved. When tax matters do become criminal cases, we use our experience and knowledge to try and resolve the case before a criminal trial.
State Tax Compliance
In addition to the federal government, state and local governments often audit taxpayers and such audits can result in significant liabilities. We advise clients in Washington, DC, Virginia, Texas and New York with respect to state and local tax issues.
Individuals may be entitled to receive money when they blow the whistle on persons who fail to pay the tax that they owe. If the IRS uses information from a whistleblower, it can award the whistleblower up to 30 percent of the additional tax, penalties and other amounts collected. Navigating the whistleblower process and addressing confidentiality issues can be challenging, and we assist clients who have information relevant to the tax liability of another.
The IRS is one of the most relentless and powerful creditors. We advocate for our clients in the collection process and help them achieve pathways to avoid liens and levies. After years of working with business and individuals in dire financial positions, we appreciate the need to efficiently and quickly resolve IRS collections issues.