Tax controversy and litigation practice is composed of attorneys experienced in advising and representing taxpayers before federal, state, and local taxing authorities and in all federal and state courts in which tax disputes are litigated. Our team includes attorneys who have litigated cases for the United States Department of Justice Tax Division and the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. Our team also includes attorneys who have CPAs, MBAs, and post-doctoral degrees in taxation. Our team has also served in important tax positions in the private industry or with the IRS.
A successful tax controversy practice must embody many critical elements, including (1) substantive tax expertise on a wide array of sophisticated tax issues; (2) a comprehensive understanding of the nuances of tax procedure and the tax controversy process; (3) extensive knowledge about, and experience dealing with, the IRS, the Department of Justice and state taxing authorities; and (4) a proven track record of successfully litigating unresolved tax claims. Indigo Legal Solutions has the knowledge, experience, and understanding required to successfully represent you in your tax matters with the IRS and the DOJ.
Our clients encompass every conceivable form of business entity, estates, trusts, individuals, and nonprofit organizations. Our client engagements cover the full spectrum of substantive tax issues involving income, estate and gift, employment, excise taxes, and tax-exempt entities. They arise in all phases of the tax controversy process, from the beginning of the tax audit to the preparation of tax protests and negotiation with IRS Appeals, to litigation in the United States Tax Court, the Federal District Courts, and the Court of Federal Claims. Similarly, at the state level, we represent taxpayers in all phases of the tax controversy and litigation process
In Criminal Tax Matters
We represent companies and individuals who are alleged to owe tax or who may be criminally liable for failure to comply with the tax laws. Representative engagements include defending taxpayers against allegations of failure to report income, fraudulent overstatement of deductions, preparation of false tax returns, failure to collect and pay over employment taxes, and conspiracy to obstruct the collection of taxes.
Whether we are engaged at the beginning of a controversy or are brought into the matter after other attempts at relief have failed, we know how to explore every avenue to achieve the best possible resolution for the client.