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    The Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing


    In the heart of Utah, Salt Lake City stands as a bustling hub of economic activity, cultural richness, and dynamic entrepreneurship. With its ever-growing commercial ecosystem, it’s no surprise that federal tax disputes can emerge as challenging obstacles for businesses and individuals. The intricate tax landscape, combined with the specific economic and demographic traits of Salt Lake City, calls for assistance tailored to the city’s unique environment, which is where a Salt Lake City Tax Litigation Attorney becomes indispensable.

    Whether you are a tech startup, a local business grappling with federal payroll tax issues in the Downtown business district, or an individual resident confronting federal personal income tax disputes, the complexity and gravity of tax litigation necessitate skilled representation. The vast arena of tax litigation encompasses civil and criminal tax matters, IRS audits, administrative appeals, international tax issues, and more.

    In this environment, a Salt Lake City Tax Litigation Attorney offers legal guidance and understands this dynamic city’s distinctive economic and regulatory nuances. They provide specialized counsel tailored to your unique circumstances, ensuring your rights are upheld in any tax dispute.

    The Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing stand as a beacon of exceptional legal knowledge, making a solid mark in federal tax law. We have consistently been recognized as one of the foremost tax law firms in the nation, backed by an impressive array of awards, recognitions, and media mentions that echo our commitment to excellence.

    Our founder, David W. Klasing, combines his rich qualifications as an Attorney and a CPA, having earned a master’s degree in taxation to provide Salt Lake City with unparalleled tax litigation services. Having held leadership roles such as Past Chair of the OCBA Tax Committee, the California Bar Tax Procedure and Litigation Committee, and the American Society of Attorney CPAs Education Chair, his well-decorated career is a testament to his dedication and prowess in the field. David’s flawless track record, marked by successful client outcomes and no losses to date, underlines his commitment to ethical, honest, and impactful representation of tax controversy.

    Salt Lake City now has direct access to David W. Klasing’s top-tier skills in tax litigation at our Salt Lake satellite office, where we provide an exceptional blend of legal and tax services under one roof, all at a consolidated cost. As an instrument-rated private pilot, David ensures personal and efficient service by piloting his Cirrus SR22 to our Salt Lake City office, meeting with the IRS where necessary without charging travel charges.

    Moreover, in our commitment to convenience and flexibility, we’re introducing an innovative scheduling option for our Salt Lake City clientele. Now, you can book a four-hour consultation at our local satellite office, ensuring you receive the undivided attention your federal tax issue deserves. See the following link to book via our new half-day scheduling option online.

    For those grappling with federal tax complexities in Salt Lake City, the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing present an optimal solution! We offer customized, strategic legal and tax guidance tailored to your situation. Our approach, combining dedicated service, specialized knowledge, and cost-effectiveness, sets us apart in Salt Lake City.

    To obtain top-tier tax litigation services without additional travel expenses, call us at 800-681-1295 or complete our contact form today. We are here to turn your tax challenges into triumphs in the heart of Salt Lake City!

    What Triggers Tax Litigation?

    Tax litigation can arise from various issues related to tax compliance, ranging from minor inaccuracies to deliberate tax fraud.

    Are You Facing Problems with an Audit?

    Litigation commonly arises from an unfavorable audit report by the IRS where the IRS got either the law or the facts wrong. Complications can arise when the IRS identifies errors or inconsistencies in taxpayers’ tax returns or uncovers evidence of intentional tax evasion or other tax crimes.

    Have You Been Accused of Tax Fraud?

    Tax fraud involves deliberately attempting to dodge tax liabilities through false or misleading information. Tax fraud might entail:

    • Intentionally understating income.
    • Intentionally inflating deductions.
    • Intentionally claiming credits you do not qualify for.
    • Hiding unreported taxable offshore assets in undisclosed offshore accounts; and
    • Using other illegal methods to reduce tax liability.

    Are You Confronting Corporate Tax Issues?

    Corporations might need to engage in tax litigation related to transfer pricing, tax shelters, and executive compensations. Such corporate tax conflicts often involve complex legal and accounting issues, necessitating the help of a competent domestic and international tax litigation attorney.

    Do You Have Other Tax Controversies?

    Tax litigation may also originate from a range of other tax disputes, including:

    Can You Trust Our Advice?

    Our dual-licensed Tax Litigation Attorneys & CPAs at the Tax Law Office of David W. Klasing in Salt Lake City possess the necessary skills to represent taxpayers in all federal tax disputes. We work closely with our clients to understand their situations and develop a tailored strategy to resolve their tax disputes most effectively.

    We are committed to providing our clients with transparent and candid advice throughout the litigation. We’ll inform and represent you accordingly if we determine that your case can be improved through appeals and litigation. However, we will not take on your case if there’s no realistic possibility of a more favorable outcome.

    Our unwavering commitment to our client’s needs and extensive understanding of tax law and litigation procedures make us the ideal choice for taxpayers dealing with tax controversies in Salt Lake City.

    Should You opt for Mediation or Litigation in Salt Lake City?

    Deciding the best action to address ongoing IRS disagreements can be challenging. Although assertive and often decisive, tax litigation could become lengthy and expensive. Thus, it’s worth exploring less drastic options like mediation before engaging in litigation.

    Could Mediation Be a More Beneficial Alternative?

    Unlike litigation, mediation encourages the involved parties to collaborate towards a mutually agreeable solution, aided by a proficient mediator. This approach is typically more informal, swift, and cost-effective than prosecuting a case. It provides participants with more personal input. Unlike a court-issued verdict, a mediation agreement isn’t legally binding.

    The IRS’s Appeals Office presents various mediation options under its Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program. Depending on your taxpayer status and how far along you are in the IRS process, you might be eligible for the following:

    • Compliance Assurance Process (CAP): For international and large businesses at the pre-filing stage;
    • Early Referral: For international and large businesses, small businesses, self-employed taxpayers, and tax-exempt and government entities at the examination stage;
    • Fast Track Mediation: For small businesses and self-employed taxpayers at the collection stage
    • Fast Track Settlement: Follows Early Referral Guidelines
    • Post-Appeals Mediation: For international and large businesses, small businesses, self-employed taxpayers, and tax-exempt and government entities at the appeals stage

    Is the IRS Appeals Process a Viable Option?

    The IRS Appeals process can provide an alternative way to settle tax disputes without litigation. This process usually involves the auditor, their manager, and an appeals officer. However, the auditor and their manager might be emotionally invested in the audit outcomes, potentially creating perceived bias.

    Alternatively, you can opt for the regular appeals process, which begins with filing a tax court petition. An appeals officer not involved in the initial audit independently reviews the taxpayer’s case. The appeals officer weighs the taxpayer’s arguments and supporting evidence and tries to resolve them, considering the IRS’s liability if the case goes to court.

    Why Trust the Tax Law Office of David W. Klasing to Manage Your Tax Litigation in Salt Lake City?

    In the bustling city of Salt Lake City, facing unfavorable tax conditions might seem like a losing battle. However, you’re not without options. You can either capitulate to the IRS’s demands or engage the skilled team at the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing to champion your cause. It’s worth noting that, with a 98% settlement rate, the IRS generally prefers to sidestep litigation, much like you would. Our approach is straightforward yet efficient; we evaluate your case, and if potential improvements via the appeals and litigation processes are advisable, we’ll inform you and step in to represent you. Ensuring your fair treatment by the tax authorities always supersedes our financial interests.

    What Sets Us Apart?

    Our unwavering commitment to our clients is reflected in our flawless track record—we’ve yet to endure a loss in tax courtWe only commit to your case if we believe in our capability to secure a win. We specialize in federal issues, offshore asset mattersvoluntary disclosures, and IRS audits. The intricacies of international tax issues can be daunting for any taxpayer entangled in a tax dispute. Clients entrust us with their cases, banking on our profound knowledge of the tax controversy process and the respect we’ve earned from the IRS and other domestic and foreign tax authorities.

    While most tax disputes can be resolved amicably through agreement or administrative settlement, sometimes the only course left for a taxpayer is to seek justice in court. This path may be fraught with potential hazards but yield a favorable resolution.

    Our firm typically avoids Tax Court appearances, sparing our clients the most costly part of tax litigation. We strongly advocate exploring alternative dispute resolution methods to serve your best interests. However, if litigation becomes unavoidable, our experienced tax litigation attorneys will fight vigorously for your rights, working relentlessly to achieve the best possible outcomes. Rely on our commitment and skills to navigate the often-daunting landscape of tax disputes and litigation in Salt Lake City.

    How to Schedule a Consultation with Us?

    To ensure our services are as accessible as possible, we offer a convenient scheduling option. You can book a focused four-hour consultation at any of our satellite offices. And if you’re based in Salt Lake City, our lead, David W. Klasing, an instrument-rated private pilot, will fly his efficient Cirrus SR22 to meet you at our Salt Lake City office without any additional travel charges. Transform your tax challenges into victories with us. Reach us at 800-681-1295 for consultations, or fill out our contact form today.

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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.

    Satellite Offices

    California
    (310) 492-5583
    (760) 338-7035
    (916) 290-6625
    (415) 287-6568
    (909) 991-7557
    (619) 780-2538
    (661) 432-1480
    (818) 935-6098
    (805) 200-4053
    (510) 764-1020
    (408) 643-0573
    (760) 338-7035
    Arizona
    (602) 975-0296
    New Mexico
    (505) 206-5308
    New York
    (332) 224-8515
    Texas
    (512) 828-6646
    Washington, DC
    (202) 918-9329
    Nevada
    (702) 997-6465
    Florida
    (786) 999-8406
    Utah
    (385) 501-5934