Tax Attorney San Diego
The Firm handles all aspects of Federal, State and local taxation, including income, estate, gift, sales, use, excise, and property tax matters. Our tax attorneys work in close coordination with other practice groups of the Firm in planning and structuring business, real estate, investment, and personal transactions. A San Diego tax lawyer with Higgs Fletcher and Mack can offer the following services: minimizing taxes in organizing, operating, and liquidating businesses; tax-free acquisitions and reorganizations; sales of stock or business assets; effective use of nonprofit organizations; avoiding personal holding company and accumulated earnings tax penalties; protecting capital gains and ordinary losses; obtaining like-kind exchange treatment for real estate transactions; discharging old income tax obligations in bankruptcy; preserving “Prop. 13″ low valuation benefits on ownership changes; investment tax planning; and charitable gift tax planning.
The Firm’s San Diego tax attorneys also provide effective estate and gift tax planning for its clients that eliminates or minimizes transfer taxes in business and personal family succession planning.
Higgs Fletcher & Mack also has a significant tax controversy practice that provides aggressive representation seeking the most favorable results for its clients. The Firm’s tax attorneys have represented taxpayers in controversy matters involving income taxes, estate and gift taxes, employment taxes, property taxes and sales taxes. They have negotiated favorable outcomes, or successfully tried cases, in forums involving IRS audits, IRS appeals, Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization, Employment Development Department, the United States Tax Court, United States District Courts, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and Federal Bankruptcy Courts. Our San Diego tax attorneys work with taxpayers or their financial advisors from the beginning of an audit or when a notice of deficiency is issued, through the entire range of litigation, appeals, and collections, as appropriate.
If you’re seeking a tax attorney San Diego residents trust, contact us today.