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    Albuquerque’s rich cultural heritage and economic prosperity make it a prominent city in the high deserts of New Mexico. However, amidst its cultural festivals and the breathtaking Sandia Mountains, Albuquerque faces the intricate labyrinth of federal tax laws. In this city, celebrated for its unique blend of Native American and Hispanic cultures, there’s an apparent perception that some residents, not risk-averse, may take undue risks in navigating complex federal tax regulations.

    Essential Insight on IRS Tactics

    When dealing with the intricacies of the IRS’s civil and criminal tax regulations, in-depth knowledge of the IRS’s tax audit process and the Criminal Investigation Division’s (CID) clandestine investigation techniques becomes indispensable. Being proactive rather than reactive is wise, especially during high-risk federal tax audits that might transition into eggshell or reverse eggshell situations, potentially leading to more severe consequences.

    Our team of dual-licensed civil and criminal tax defense Attorneys and CPAs adopts a forward-thinking approach, aiming to address and neutralize a dicey federal tax audit or an exponentially more severe CID tax investigation before it magnifies into criminal tax prosecution. This preemptive strategy is crafted to shield our clients from the damning spotlight, and severe repercussions accompanying an indictment and protect them from the life-altering ramifications of such legal encounters.

    Who is David W. Klasing, and Why Should I Trust Him?

    The Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing, zeroing in on high-risk civil and criminal federal tax controversies, extends its focused experience and long track record of success to Albuquerque. Boasting a team of seasoned dual-licensed civil and criminal tax defense Attorneys and CPAs, we are uniquely poised to navigate Albuquerque residents and businesses through the maze of federal civil and criminal tax exposures.

    Endorsed with a prestigious “A+” rating from the Better Business Bureau and a spotless 10.0 score from AVVO, David W. Klasing‘s dedication to first-rate civil and criminal tax defense representation stands unshaken. We rise beyond the conventional federal legal service realm. Our firm, a beacon of federal civil and criminal tax defense adeptness, takes pride in its storied successes, steered by one of the nation’s paramount tax maestros. In the vast American legal landscape, with a sea of attorneys and CPAs, a mere 24,000 professionals possess both licenses. From this elite group, only around 3,000 can claim the distinction of having earned a Master’s in Taxation. David W. Klasing stands tall among these luminaries, leveraging his unparalleled education and experience to champion our clients’ civil and criminal tax defense battles.

    Additionally, our tactical approach emphasizes a balanced mix of both civil and potential criminal tax cases. By maintaining this diverse case portfolio, we continuously keep the IRS vigilant and in a state of anticipation, ensuring they don’t gain the upper hand in their dealings with us. This strategy ensures our readiness for any federal tax situation and positions us advantageously in negotiations and interactions with the IRS.

    How Can Albuquerque Residents Access David W. Klasing’s Services?

    Albuquerque residents can tap into David’s renowned expertise at our appointment-only satellite office. Our commitment is to seamlessly merge legal and tax services under one roof—at a single hourly billing rate. We’ve recently unveiled a flexible scheduling system, enabling clients to secure a four-hour flat fee meeting across any satellite location. David W. Klasing, showcasing his multifaceted talents as an instrument-rated private pilot, will personally pilot the firm’s swift Cirrus SR22 to any satellite location, ensuring a direct and personalized experience. This bespoke service is structured with our client’s best interests, exempting them from supplementary travel costs. To embark on a journey with unparalleled dual-licensed federal civil and criminal tax defense Attorneys and CPAs, reach out at 800-681-1295 or via our online contact form here.

    Understanding IRS Tax Audits and Criminal Tax Investigations in Albuquerque

    Facing an IRS criminal tax investigation in Albuquerque can be daunting. An unexpected encounter with CID special agents, often the first indication of an issue, escalates this stress. Such federal tax probes can stem from varied origins, be it innocent accounting mistakes or deliberate acts like unreported earnings or exaggerated deductions.

    Standard Federal Audit vs. Criminal Tax Investigation in Albuquerque: Spotting the Difference

    In Albuquerque, distinguishing between a routine federal tax audit and the highly worrying criminal tax investigation overseen by the IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) is vital. While an IRS civil tax audit seeks to verify tax filing correctness, a CID investigation’s objective is collecting evidence for prospective criminal tax charges, ensuring those willfully flouting the federal tax system face criminal tax prosecution.

    CID’s Areas of Concentration Include:

    • Legal Source Income Tax Violations: This deals with individuals who have legally earned their money but illegally avoid paying the taxes they rightfully owe;
    • Financial Crimes from Unlawful Activities: This includes tax offenses, money laundering, and other financial crimes related to money from illegal activities;
    • Drug-Related Financial Crimes: CID plays a significant role in the fight against drug crimes. They put in a lot of work to find and record the money trails that lead to the top figures in drug rings and
    • Counterterrorism Financing: CID also works closely with other federal bodies, offering financial investigative prowess in cases linked to terrorism.

    Navigating Albuquerque’s IRS Audit Spectrum

    IRS tax audits in Albuquerque can vary in intensity, from simple mail-based inquiries to exhaustive on-site inspections where agents pore over financial documents at your Albuquerque home or enterprise. Immediate action is imperative, especially when a Fraud Technical Advisor (FTA) joins the scene, tasked with uncovering tax fraud indicators. Such discoveries might prompt a comprehensive IRS criminal tax probe. Given CID’s staggering 90% conviction success in the cases it pursues, it would be wise to seek the skilled experience of our dual-licensed Civil and Criminal Tax Defense Attorneys & CPAs. We are happy to provide a reduced rate initial consultation, which you can arrange by calling our offices at (800) 681-1295 or by clicking here to schedule online.

    How Long Do Criminal Tax Investigations Take?

    Lengthy Investigations: The IRS is known for its systematic approach, leading to its criminal tax investigations often being highly intensive. Furnished with a wealth of resources, the IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) agents delve deeply, often becoming personally vested in the outcome of the case;

    The objective of Gathering Evidence: The primary motivation behind a criminal tax investigation is to amass evidence robust enough to charge someone with federal criminal tax violations, ensuring a successful conviction. Recognizing the detrimental impact of presenting a case with inadequate evidence, CID agents meticulously sift through all available data. They are driven by the deterrent effect charging someone with criminal tax violations has on others while ensuring a formidable case for federal tax prosecutors;

    Wide-ranging Evidence Sources: Financial documents like records and bank statements serve as foundational evidence sources. However, the IRS doesn’t limit itself to these. CID agents frequently engage with potential witnesses, from professional associates and employees to acquaintances, friends, and family. Unearthing new details might lead CID agents to revisit these witnesses multiple times, thereby extending the investigation’s duration;

    Diving into the Past: The period of the suspected noncompliance significantly influences how long a CID criminal investigation lasts. CID agents, when identifying a potential pattern of tax evasion, might meticulously look into records from many years ago. The deeper they venture into history, the more arduous the evidence-gathering process, potentially stretching out the tax probe’s duration;

    Inherent Unpredictability: Every IRS criminal tax investigation is distinct, swayed by multiple factors such as specific case details, the CID agent overseeing, and the subject of the probe. Given this inherent unpredictability, seeking guidance from a dual-licensed Civil and Criminal Tax Defense Attorney & CPA becomes crucial. Their insight is invaluable when navigating the intricacies of such criminal tax investigations.

    David’s renowned expertise is now accessible in Albuquerque at our appointment-only satellite office, merging legal and tax services under one roof—and at a unified hourly billing rate. We’re thrilled to unveil a flexible scheduling alternative where you can secure a four-hour flat fee meeting across any satellite location. David W. Klasing, an instrument-rated private pilot, will personally pilot the firm’s sleek and efficient Cirrus SR22 directly to any of our satellite locations to engage with you in person. This tailored service has been crafted with our clients in mind, ensuring no supplementary travel expenses are added to your invoice. Contact us at (800) 681-1295 or click here to schedule a reduced rate initial consultation online.

    In addition to our fully staffed 19,700 square foot penthouse office in Irvine, the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing has unstaffed (conference room only) California-based satellite offices in Los AngelesSan BernardinoSanta BarbaraPanorama CityOxnardSan DiegoBakersfieldSan JoseSan Francisco, Oakland, Carlsbad, and Sacramento. We also have satellite offices in Las Vegas, Nevada; Salt Lake City, Utah; Phoenix, Arizona & Albuquerque, New Mexico.

    Our appointment-only satellite office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is conveniently located at:

    500 Marquette Ave NW Ste 1200

    Albuquerque, NM 87102


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    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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    (310) 492-5583
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