The number of federal and state tax audits has risen dramatically for all types of taxpayers. Within the past few years, the IRS audit rate for individual taxpayers has risen more than 25%, and the audit rate for higher-income taxpayers has doubled. Proper preparation through experienced, knowledgeable counsel is crucial in minimizing any disruption resulting from the audit and in obtaining the right results in your case.
We have substantial experience representing individuals, professionals, commercial businesses, and business owners facing audits of their income, sales, or employment tax returns by the IRS or state taxing authorities. With our skilled counsel, we can make sure that your interests are protected, and remove the unpredictability that can cause you stress.
When representing you, we provide full-service audit representation, including dealing directly with the auditor on behalf of a taxpayer. By using a separate, independent representative the auditor is prevented from misconstruing any innocent statements against you. Remember, anyone else who is interviewed or discusses anything with an auditor may end up – whether intentionally or not – as a witness in court.
We also provide extensive advisory services to counsel taxpayers on what may be expected during a particular audit, as well as caution taxpayers on potential traps and pitfalls on unsettled issues.
Whatever the circumstances, our services allow you to continue doing business without intrusive interruptions.