Business Tax Disputes

In recent years there has been an increase in IRS and state tax investigations, income and employment tax audits of California businesses, as well as criminal employment tax investigations and prosecutions of business owners.

The attorneys at Moskowitz, LLP know that tax disputes and tax audits are not only disruptive to your business but can also threaten to destroy it. If your business or organization is facing serious tax troubles, we will approach each tax issue with the goal of resolving the problem while keeping your business doors open.

Tax issues that impact U.S. businesses

Our tax litigation team has a comprehensive understanding of business tax law and methods of resolving the tax issues that impact U.S. businesses. We routinely represent corporations, partnerships, LLCs, and other organizations before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of Justice (DOJ), the United States Tax Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, United States District Courts, California Franchise Tax Board (FTB), Employment Development Department (EDD) and other state and local taxing authorities in all types of business tax disputes, including but not limited to:

  • Civil and criminal IRS and state tax investigations and audits
  • IRS and SEC federal investigations
  • Employment and payroll tax withholding and reporting
  • Workers’ compensation audits
  • Sales tax investigations and penalties for unpaid sales taxes
  • Tax sheltered / advantaged transactions
  • Tax penalty relief
  • Valuation disputes & tax opinions
  • Private Letter Ruling requests

Resolving tax disputes and protecting your company

A tax dispute with the IRS or a state taxing agency can result in serious problems for your company, both legal and financial. Whether your company is large or small, whether you have operated afoul of the tax laws or are perfectly innocent of all wrongdoing, our team of domestic and international tax lawyers can help you resolve your business tax dispute and help you avoid or minimize tax penalties.

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