Our tax attorneys provide high level business tax advice is two distinct areas: business tax planning; and IRS and State tax disputes.
In the business tax area, our tax attorneys, working closely with our business attorneys, advise our clients with respect to the structure of the transaction, the choice of the appropriate entity (whether a corporation, a limited liability company, or any other vehicle), and tax elections. In addition, we provide our business clients with advice regarding 401k and other benefit plans, buy-sell agreements, and compliance with state and federal tax laws. We approach each situation pragmatically, providing our clients with the risks/rewards of taking any particular stance.
Our tax attorneys have special expertise in dealing with the IRS and the State of Michigan in regards to tax law and disputes. We have significant experience in the following matters: audit resolution, tax delinquencies, offers and compromises, and penalty abatements. Because we have dealt so frequently and in a consistently trustworthy manner with both agents of the IRS and the State of Michigan, we provide our clients with a particular advantage in resolving matters without the need of litigation. Nonetheless, our tax attorneys are well versed in pursuing matters in the federal tax court and the State of Michigan tax tribunal.
We assist individuals, businesses, out-of-state attorneys seeking local counsel to handle their clients’ tax needs in Michigan, and in-state attorneys in need of a specialist with regard to an IRS or Michigan tax dispute. At Jacob & Weingarten, we provide our clients with sound legal advice that enables them to make sensible business decisions.