Tax Controversy and Litigation Law Firm
International Tax and Business

The law firm specializes in tax controversy and litigation before the federal and California taxing agencies. We regularly represent individuals and businesses in tax controversy matters before the Internal Revenue Service, United States Attorney’s Office, U.S. Department of Justice, California Franchise Tax Board, California State Board of Equalization, and California Employment Development Department. Our attorneys handle audits, administrative appeals, litigation in U.S. Tax Court and federal district court, tax collection, and criminal tax fraud cases. The law firm has successfully litigated tax cases in United States Tax Court, federal district court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. We advise clients on international tax compliance matters, U.S. persons with activities outside the United States, foreign persons in the United States, and taxpayers seeking to discharge taxes through the federal bankruptcy laws.

Our Services
  • Civil examinations (audits)
  • Administrative appeals
  • Tax litigation in U.S.Tax Court and federal district court
  • Tax collection
  • Criminal investigations and tax fraud
  • Offshore or foreign tax compliance
  • Penalty abatement
  • Innocent spouse relief
  • Foreign gifts and bequests
  • Income, gift and estate tax planning
  • Planning for foreign investment in the United States
  • Planning for outbound investment from the United States
  • Expatriation