Help in the maze of tax laws.

At our core, we are tax attorneys. Whether we specialize in estate planning or business counsel, we spend a lot of our time devising creative solutions to minimize your tax obligations through proactive planning.

However, we also represent businesses and individuals who have disputes with the Internal Revenue Service or state tax agencies. We are proud of our success rate in efficiently resolving tax disputes for our clients. We’ve helped clients through all stages of the process, from audits and appeals to litigation. Our attorneys have argued cases in front of tax court judges, appeals courts, and even the U.S. Supreme Court. We have also had success in obtaining favorable Private Letter Rulings from the IRS.

We’ve defended clients in tax disputes regarding:

• Income taxes (individual and corporate)

• Estate and gift taxes

• Generation-skipping transfer taxes

• Employment taxes

• Excise taxes

Recent dispute resolutions have involved:

• Charitable deductions

• Discharge of indebtedness income

• Payroll tax penalties

• Constructive dividends

• Valuation disputes

• Failure-to-file penalties

• Marital deductions

Tax dispute resolution attorneys

Shannon M. Connelly

Philip N. Jones

D. Charles Mauritz

Steven A. Nicholes

Vanessa A. Usui