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    The Tax Law Offices of David Klasing

    1200 G Street, NW, Suite 800,

    Washington, D.C. 20005
    Telephone: 1 (202) 918-9329

    In the epicenter of American governance, Washington, D.C., stands as a symbol of power, history, and unparalleled influence. Its majestic monuments and corridors of power echo with decisions that shape the nation and the world. Yet, amidst the grandeur of its political landscape, the intricate maze of federal tax laws presents a formidable challenge. In this nexus of policy and politics, where decisions reverberate globally, an underlying current suggests that even the most astute taxpayers in D.C. might occasionally grapple with the complexities of federal tax regulations.

    The IRS’s evolving strategies and the ever-changing tax landscape emphasize the importance of meticulous federal tax filings. The stakes are elevated in D.C., a city renowned for its strategic thinkers and policy-makers. The potential repercussions of an IRS tax audit can range from financial penalties to exponentially more severe criminal tax implications. Such federal tax audits, whether routine or high-risk eggshell or reverse eggshell audits demand a nuanced approach tailored to the unique intricacies of each individual case.

    Recent events in Washington, D.C., highlight the relentless diligence of the IRS in ensuring compliance with federal tax laws. The conviction of Brynee Baylor, a former D.C. attorney, for her involvement in a multi-million-dollar scheme, is a vivid reminder that the IRS does not operate in a vacuum. Every financial transaction, whether personal or business-related, can come under the lens of an IRS tax audit. The interconnected nature of your economic activities means that even unrelated events, such as divorce settlements or business acquisitions, can inadvertently trigger federal tax investigations. Add the, as of yet unknown, effect of Artificial Intelligence tools known to be utilized by the IRS and the exposure for tax audits is ever-increasing.

    Such interconnected scrutiny underscores the importance of meticulous tax compliance in all facets of your financial life. Even unintentional oversights can lead to significant repercussions in an era where economic footprints are increasingly visible. If you have failed to file a federal tax return promptly or believe that a portion of your filed tax return may be incorrect, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced dual-licensed Tax Audit Attorney and CPA as soon as possible in order to return to compliance in a manner that avoids an audit or criminal tax investigation entirely.

    David W Klasing: Your Guide to Civil and Criminal Federal Tax Audit Defense

    In the corridors of power and influence that define Washington, D.C., the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing emerge as a paragon of civil and criminal federal tax audit defense. This isn’t merely another firm amidst the capital’s vast legal tapestry; it represents a hub of tax mastery, spearheaded by the nationally recognized dual-licensed Tax Attorney and CPA, David W. Klasing. His impeccable A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and a flawless 10.0 AVVO score testaments his unwavering commitment to excellence in federal tax audit defense representation.

    In a nation brimming with legal and financial professionals, only an estimated 24,000 can claim the honor of dual licensure as simultaneously a Lawyer and CPA. An even smaller elite group, estimated at a mere 3,000, has achieved the prestigious credential of additionally having earned a Master’s in Taxation. David W. Klasing, standing tall among this exclusive group, channels his unparalleled academic and nearly three decades of hands-on federal tax compliance and controversy experience to ardently support clients through their IRS tax audit challenges in the nation’s capital & beyond.

    The Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing’s, local satellite office is situated in the heart of Washington, D.C., & offers a comprehensive approach to IRS tax audits, seamlessly integrating legal and federal tax services. Recognizing the capital’s fast-paced dynamics, we’ve implemented a flexible scheduling system, allowing clients to secure a four-hour flat fee meeting across any satellite location. David W. Klasing, committed to providing a personalized experience, will personally travel to any of our virtual offices, ensuring clients receive a direct and tailored encounter without additional travel expenses.

    Our team of dual-licensed Tax Audit Attorneys and CPAs delves deep into each client’s financial landscape, crafting a defense strategy uniquely tailored to your needs. As the IRS amplifies its enforcement measures, gearing up to hire potentially over 100,000 new employees in the next decade, the stakes have never been higher; mounting a formidable federal tax audit defense becomes paramount. With a wealth of experience in IRS tax audits, our seasoned team is adept at countering IRS strategies. We specialize in presenting your case in the most favorable light, strategically defending your interests. Our primary objective is to minimize federal tax liabilities and reduce the potential for associated civil or criminal tax penalties.

    Do not lose sleep over the possibility of tax evasion or other tax-related charges from the federal tax authorities. Our dual-licensed Tax Audit Attorneys and CPAs will ensure you’re well-versed with your rights and prevent the IRS from exploiting any potential gaps in your knowledge. Access to our services is as easy as scheduling a reduced-rate initial appointment, call us at 800-681-1295, and we will be there to address your federal tax concerns.

    Overview of an IRS Tax Audit

    An IRS tax audit is an exhaustive examination of an individual’s or organization’s federal tax returns, aiming to validate the accuracy of the disclosed financial details. Annually, with over 230 million tax returns processed, the IRS leverages advanced computerized statistical methods to pinpoint potential inconsistencies. This system meticulously cross-references taxpayer information with data from third parties, such as financial institutions and other entities. If a taxpayer’s return is flagged due to these irregularities or other reasons, the IRS decides whether a more in-depth federal tax audit is warranted.

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employs a multifaceted approach. Utilizing both civil and criminal tax enforcement strategies, the IRS aims to pinpoint and address perpetually delinquent or fraudulent taxpayers. Their dual objective is to ensure the accurate collection of federal taxes and utilize criminal tax prosecutions to serve as a deterrent to potential wrongdoers through highly publicized criminal tax prosecutions.

    While standard procedures involve federal tax auditors and collection officers notifying individuals about tax audits or collection actions, the IRS’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID) adopts a more covert approach. These CID investigators often operate under a cloak of secrecy, concluding their investigations without alerting the taxpayer and making unannounced visits to maintain the element of surprise. During these surprise interactions, investigators pose questions for which they already have answers, aiming to catch taxpayers off-guard. Taxpayers would be wise to remain vigilant, as providing misleading information to a federal officer would jeopardize their case and constitute an additional felony.

    Federal Tax Audits are conducted in several different ways depending on the type of audit. They all involve providing records and documents to back up the information on your federal tax returns. Sometimes, this will be done entirely through correspondence, while other times, IRS agents might ask you to come to a field office or your home or business to look through your books and records in person. No matter which type of tax audit you are facing, it is essential you reach out to a skilled dual-licensed Tax Attorney & CPA as soon as you find out you are being audited. You can reach us by completing our contact form. If you encounter any difficulties during the online booking process, please do not hesitate to contact our office immediately at (800) 681-1295. We are here to assist you promptly and efficiently.

    Understanding the Enforcement Arms of the IRS

    Navigating IRS tax audits requires understanding its distinct civil and criminal tax enforcement divisions. Our Dual-Licensed Tax Audit Attorneys & CPAs are invaluable in dealing with these enforcement arms and navigating the complexities of your specific case.

    Federal Tax Audit Division

    • An IRS tax audit is a meticulous review to validate tax returns for precision and adherence to federal tax regulations. It involves assessing financial records, transactions, and deductions;
    • Initial contact is typically through written mail notices. The IRS never uses email or phone for initial audit contact;
    • The two most risky audits you could face are an Eggshell or Reverse Eggshell audit. An Eggshell audit is when a client, previously engaged in tax-related criminal activities, undergoes the IRS’s routine civil tax audit. During this audit, there’s a risk that the IRS might discover the client’s past criminal tax actions. A Reverse Eggshell Audit is a disguised IRS criminal tax investigation posing as a civil audit;
    • An IRS technical fraud advisor or agent from the IRS criminal tax division may subtly guide an auditor’s actions. They aim to gather evidence for a subsequent criminal tax prosecution, all while keeping the taxpayer and their representative unaware of the underlying clandestine criminal tax investigation.

    At the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing, we have an excellent track record of successfully dealing with Eggshell Audits where you ultimately wind up paying the amount of income taxes you should have paid originally and avoid the more serious potential civil fraud penalties without a criminal tax investigation ever being opened.

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    Criminal Tax Investigation Division

    If you know or suspect you are the target of an IRS criminal tax investigation, contact the dual licensed Tax Audit Attorneys & CPAs at the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing. We can provide a reduced rate assessment for your first call to our offices at (800) 681-1295.

    At the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing in Washington, D.C., we take pride in our deep understanding of federal tax matters. Our team of distinguished dual-licensed Tax Attorneys and CPAs has a proven long track record of successfully navigating the intricacies of federal tax issues. With over three decades of combined federal tax and business experience, we’ve consistently demonstrated our proficiency in handling federal civil & criminal tax matters and addressing high-stakes covert criminal tax investigations. Our commitment to clear communication and client-centric solutions ensures that you receive personalized guidance tailored to your specific circumstances. Whether you’re unraveling the nuances of Eggshell or Reverse Eggshell audits, grappling with collection challenges, or facing the formidable IRS Criminal Investigation Division, the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing in Washington, D.C. is poised to provide robust, aggressive, and efficient representation, staunchly defending your rights and working towards the best possible outcomes.

    David’s proven proficiency is now available in Washington, D.C., at our appointment-only satellite office, providing both legal and tax services in one place—at a single hourly billing rate. We have just introduced a flexible scheduling option where our clients can reserve a four-hour slot at any of our satellite locations, and David W. Klasing will travel to any of our satellite offices to meet with you personally. We have designed this service to benefit our clients, with no additional travel expenses added to your billCall us at 800-681-1295 or complete our online contact form today.

    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) satellite offices in Los AngelesSan BernardinoSanta BarbaraPanorama CityOxnardSan DiegoBakersfieldSan JoseSan FranciscoOaklandCarlsbad, Sacramento, Las Vegas, NevadaSalt Lake City, UtahPhoenix, Arizona, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. We also have virtual offices in New York, New York; Austin, Texas; and Miami, Florida;

    Our Washington, D.C. (Virtual) office is conveniently located at:

    1200 G Street, NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C. 20005

    1 (202) 918-9329

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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.

    Satellite Offices

    (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
    (602) 975-0296
    New Mexico
    (505) 206-5308
    New York
    (332) 224-8515
    (512) 828-6646
    Washington, DC
    (202) 918-9329
    (702) 997-6465
    (786) 999-8406
    (385) 501-5934