Business Law

Steve Moskowitz founded the tax law firm of Moskowitz, LLP with the firm belief that everyone with the drive and commitment to start and operate a profitable business should not be held back by fear or ignorance of the tax code. In fact, one of the core principles of our firm is that individuals and businesses should learn how to benefit from it.

Business tax disputes

Facing the threat of an investigation is troublesome as well as tedious. Whether you have operated afoul of the tax laws or are perfectly innocent of all wrongdoing, our team of tax attorneys can represent you in your business tax disputes and help you avoid or minimize tax penalties.

Business tax planning and reporting

Business tax planning and reporting is not an annual event – it is an ongoing process that requires regular meetings with your tax advisor to determine how you can take full advantage of the deductions and credits that are legally available to you. Our highly experienced tax lawyers and accountants can advise you on a wide range of business management and tax issues, both general and industry-specific, and can keep you current on all your domestic and international tax reporting.

Employment tax audits & disputes

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) pursues its revenue through aggressive employment tax audits, investigations, and prosecutions. If you are an employer who did not pay over taxes withheld from your employees’ paychecks, incorrectly classified workers as independent contractors to avoid paying payroll taxes or are otherwise non-compliant, our tax team can help you.

Establishing your business

We provide assistance with many aspects of starting and maintaining a new business, including, but not limited to, choice of entity (e.g., S-Corporation, C-Corporation, Partnership, LLC), business formation, licensure and acquisition of any required permits, negotiation, and drafting of contracts, and preparation of shareholder’s agreements. We also ensure that your business is in compliance with laws concerning employee benefits, payroll taxes, and federal/state anti-discrimination laws regulating the hiring of employees.

California Business Tax Firm

Our team of domestic and international tax lawyers (most of whom have advanced degrees in tax law), accountants, and other tax professionals, offer small- to large-sized companies comprehensive services for all of their business needs. For more information about the business tax law practice Moskowitz LLP, or to discuss your business tax issues, contact us today.

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