Business Taxation

Why You Need a Tax Attorney

If you are facing an IRS tax audit or other tax controversy, you need a highly experienced New Jersey tax attorney. At our firm, we handle all types of tax disputes with the IRS and state tax authorities. We are committed to achieving the best results for our clients. We have a deep knowledge of the tax code and years of experience advising individuals, families, businesses and public and private companies on complex matters.

Real Estate Tax Appeal

In New Jersey, real estate taxes are based upon a municipality’s assessment of the value of property. Assessors must make estimates based on the current market and neighborhood trends, as well as past history. Unfortunately, it is not possible to accurately predict the value of every property. As a result, many properties are over-assessed. When your property is over-assessed, you pay more in taxes than you should. Our attorneys have a high rate of success in challenging these assessments.

Our practice encompasses all aspects of federal, state and local tax planning and litigation for businesses of all sizes. We advise businesses on tax efficient entity selection at inception, structuring of acquisitions and sales, spin-offs, mergers, capital restructurings, liquidations, separation of ownership interests and real estate tax attorney new jersey transactions. We also represent businesses in all types of tax controversy matters with the IRS and state tax authorities, including audits and investigations, tax liens, deficiency collections, voluntary disclosure agreements, appeals and refund claims.

Tax Evasion/Fraud Defense

Dealing with the IRS can be confusing, stressful, intimidating and time consuming, even for those who are not facing criminal tax fraud charges. An experienced tax attorney can simplify the process, level the playing field and take some of the pressure off you and your family.

If you are under investigation for alleged tax fraud, it is critical to consult an experienced New Jersey tax attorney immediately. A good attorney can help you protect your rights and preserve evidence that supports your position. In addition, an attorney can assist you in negotiating an offer in compromise, filing for innocent spouse relief, appealing your case to the Tax Court, and reporting foreign bank accounts.

Estate Planning and Probate

Our tax lawyers have years of experience advising individuals and families, corporate trust departments, executives and professionals on tax issues that arise in connection with wealth transfer planning, including transfers to offshore trusts, inter vivos trusts, private foundations and charitable organizations. We also counsel individuals on the tax consequences of divorce and separation, and prepare tax returns. Our practice includes representation of individuals and families before the Internal Revenue Service and New Jersey state tax authorities, including the Division of Taxation. We also represent closely held businesses and commercial entities in the negotiation and preparation of tax-exempt bonds, as well as the resolution of federal, state and local property taxes. Our New Jersey tax lawyers are also highly regarded for their work in the area of municipal finance, representing municipal bond issuers and investors.

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