Tax Controversies and Litigation

Our tax controversy and litigation practice deals with representing individuals and businesses against the Internal Revenue Service, (IRS), California Franchise Tax Board (FTB), and California State Board of Equalization (BOE).  Services range from simple negotiations and settlements to representation in U.S. Tax Court or California Board of Equalization Hearings.

Common tax controversies involve one or more of the following topics:

  • Audit representation and reconsideration
  • Offer in Compromise
  • Tax liens and tax levies
  • Wage garnishments
  • Installment Agreements
  • Currently Non-Collectible Status
  • Collection Due Process hearings
  • Appeals hearings
  • Penalty Abatements
  • Innocent Spouse and Injured Spouse
  • Payroll tax disputes
  • Trust fund recovery penalties
  • US Tax Court litigation
  • Board of Equalization Hearings
  • Offshore Voluntary Disclosure
  • Voluntary Worker Classification Settlements
  • Independent Contractor issues

Tax Law and Litigation