The Law Offices of Steven L. Walker, a Professional Law Corporation, represents clients on tax controversy and litigation matters before the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of Justice (Tax Division), California Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization, and Employment Development Department.
Skilled Advocacy, Personalized Service, and Expertise
We handle all aspects of federal and state tax controversies, including civil examinations (audits), appeals, United States Tax Court litigation, tax collection, a criminal investigation, penalty relief, innocent spouse relief. Also, we handle sales and use tax, employment tax, litigation in district court and state court, cases before The Office of Tax Appeals, representation of tax professionals (CPA, CTEC, and EA), and bankruptcy tax.
Our attorneys regularly interact with the Internal Revenue Service and California Franchise Tax Board and are known and well-respected by many governmental officials. Our goal is to solve our clients’ problems through cost-effective and practical solutions while maintaining the highest standards of ethics in the practice of law.
The firm’s practice also includes estate and business planning and business transactions. Because we are located in the heart of Silicon Valley, and many of our clients have assets, family and business connections abroad, our practice includes individual international tax planning and compliance work
We provide high-quality legal services at a cost-effective and affordable price to our clients and pride ourselves in providing dedicated and personalized service to our clients. The firm is known for providing skilled expertise and has achieved highly successful results.
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Our attorneys are licensed to practice before the United States Tax Court, hold advanced degrees in taxation, and have skill and expertise in dealing with governmental agencies. The founder, Steven L. Walker, has over 30 years of experience and has worked for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, U.S. Treasury Department, and the California Franchise Tax Board. He is a Certified Specialist Taxation Law, CA Board of Legal Specialization, and a former Chair of the Taxation Section, California State Bar Association.
Silicon Valley Center
2550 North First Street, Suite 302
San Jose, CA 95131