Going to court to litigate a taxpayer’s matter occurs when it cannot be resolved at the administrative level. The tax litigation attorneys at assist taxpayers going to U.S. Tax Court or California State Tax Court, including filing a petition, litigation, and trial.
Taxpayers often have the burden of proving their case. A tax attorney who is familiar with the rules and procedures of the tax courts will provide you the best chance of meeting this burden of proof.
Have you received a Notice of Deficiency or recently begun a tax dispute with the IRS?
Going up against the IRS in tax litigation is intimidating for most taxpayers. Depending on the situation, a case can drag on and require constant vigilance on the part of your tax attorney. Mendes Weed, LLP serves as your dedicated resource for tax litigation. In the case that your tax controversy is not resolved in administration, we will fight for your best interests.
Step into the U.S. Tax Court with confidence.
If your case involves deficiency litigation, you will go before the U.S. Tax Court. Whether your case involves income, gifts, estate tax, property tax, or another tax issue, we can work to find the best route to make IRS tax laws work for your interests. Our comprehensive experience with IRS audits, appeals, trials with the U.S. Tax Court, and other litigation means that we can see your case from all angles.
Choosing the right tax court can alter the ruling.
If your case involves a refund, you may go before Federal Claims or a U.S. District Court. These tax courts cover different types of cases but have many of the same proceedings. It is crucial that you take your case before the right court when dealing with the IRS.
Hire tax litigation attorneys Mendes Weed, LLP and ensure that you have the best possible representation. We can guide you through the tax litigation process, no matter what your current situation is, and work alongside you with confidence before the IRS. Get in touch today.
Tax Litigation Resources
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The tax litigation and family law firm Mendes Weed, LLP successfully argued a case in front of California’s Office of Tax Appeals, one of the 1st 12 cases heard by the court. There is a complete write up about it on JDSupra titled “California’s Changing Approach to Like-Kind Exchanges”
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California Tax Law Specialist
Partner Christina Weed has years of experience helping businesses and individuals with their complex California tax litigation issues. She is a licensed attorney with an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of San Diego and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy. She serves as Chair of the Tax Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association and is also a member of the Estate Planning Council Diablo Valley and the Tri-Valley Estate Planning Council.
In 2018, Christina became one of the first lawyers to argue a case in front of California’s Office of Tax Appeals.
Christina has been designated a Certified Specialist in Taxation by the State Bar of California.
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