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    Business Purchases Sales and Dissolutions

    Tax ramifications ultimately drive business transactions. If you are looking to buy or sell a business in California, you can work with either an attorney or a broker. Select the right business transaction lawyer to protect yourself from any legal or tax implications.

    When you enlist the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing, you gain the benefit of a business tax attorney and a CPA for the price of one. I am Los Angeles business tax lawyer David W. Klasing, and I am committed to protecting buyers and sellers from hidden, (off-balance sheet) financial liabilities. I offer more than 20 years of combined experience as a tax attorney and CPA, including nine years as an auditor. I know how to effectively analyze contractual agreements to avoid or minimize future legal and tax ramifications.

    Business Purchases

    Due diligence is a key part of acquisition business law. My legal team and I are committed to protecting buyers from potential undisclosed legal or financial implications. A key part of our work includes evaluating the books, records, contracts, valuation reports, and operational history to help ensure the business is worth the value the buyers are paying. My legal team and I also seek to determine if there are any pending lawsuits, unpaid tax liabilities or other hidden off-balance sheet risks.

    When you select my law firm, you can be confident that you will be left with no surprises when you make a purchase. I will help you determine whether it is advantageous to buy a company’s stock or its corporate assets. As part of my services as a business transaction lawyer, I will evaluate the corporate compliance history of the company you’ve purchased, so you know whether or not you will be responsible to pay back taxes, debts or civil liabilities. I will take every measure possible to protect you from becoming liable for the seller’s undisclosed tax liabilities.

    My extensive experience as an auditor in public accounting lends itself well to excelling in due diligence engagements. Moreover, I will utilize my masters degree in taxation and extensive experience as a CPA / tax attorney to accelerate the recapture of your investment through planning and deal structuring around the tax implications of the purchase.

    Business Sales

    If you are selling a business, one of your top concerns is likely how and when will you will get paid. I am a tax attorney with extensive experience handling high-value transactions in Orange County, Los Angeles County, and surrounding areas. I can work with you to protect your financial interests, while ensuring you obtain all the money you are entitled to. I am committed to developing comprehensive contractual agreements focused on securing your personal interests in the sale. Additionally, I will utilize my masters degree in taxation, extensive experience as a CPA and tax attorney to minimize the tax implications of the sale.

    Next Steps

    Our tax law library “frequently asked questions” provide in-depth explanations from a legal, financial, and practical aspect on a wide variety of tax topics, all written or edited by David W. Klasing, a dual California licensed tax attorney and CPA with over 20 years of combined experience in taxation and business transactions.
    Whether you are looking to buy or sell a business, obtain the help from an experienced business transaction lawyer.

    Contact my tax law office in Irvine, Orange County or Los Angeles call 800.681.1295 for a reduced-rate initial consultation. My legal team and I are committed to helping you avoid any unnecessary tax burdens.

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    Representing Clients from U.S. and International Locations Regarding Federal and California Tax Issues

    Main Office

    Orange County
    2601 Main St. Penthouse Suite
    Irvine, CA 92614
    (949) 681-3502

    Our headquarters is located in Irvine, CA. Our beautiful 19,700 office space is staffed full-time and always available for our clients to meet with our highly qualified and experienced staff of Attorneys, Certified Public Accountants and Enrolled Agents. We also offer virtual consultations and can travel to meet with clients in one of our satellite offices.

    Outside of our 4 hour initial consultation option, we do not charge travel time or travel expenses when traveling to one of our Satellite offices, or surrounding business districts, where it is necessary to meet personally with taxing authority personnel, make court appearances, or any in person meeting deemed necessary for the effective representation of a client. To make this as flexible, efficient, and convenient as possible, David W. Klasing is an Instrument Rated Private Pilot and Utilizes the Firms Cirrus SR22 to service client’s in California and in the Southwest by air. Offices outside these areas are serviced via commercial jet airlines. None of these costs are charged to our clients.

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