Taxes, Tax Audits & Planning

Atkinson & Shenfield Can Help Reduce Your Tax Burden

The knowledgeable tax planning attorneys at Atkinson & Shenfield can help develop a tax plan that works for you. 

We have experience helping individuals, families, and businesses minimize their tax burden and, whenever necessary, we represent their interests before the state taxing authorities and Internal Revenue Service.

Interested in establishing better tax plan for your family or business? Call our dedicated team at (650) 373-2054 today.

Tax Planning Assistance for Your Family or Business

The role of a tax planning attorney is to help individuals and businesses maximize tax benefits and reduce living and / or operating costs, including taxes, as much as possible. Though it is critical for individuals and businesses to pay what is owed to the government, it is also important to find ways to reduce those burdens so that you are not needlessly overpaying, which is why having an experienced tax planning attorney is so essential to the success of your estate or business. The tax planning attorneys at Atkinson & Shenfieldcan help you achieve this by thoroughly reviewing your estate, your assets, or the structure and operation of your business and present the adjustments needed to reduce your overall tax liability.

Atkinson & Shenfield tax planning attorneys can assist California businesses with:

  • Business succession plans
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Generational transition of ownership
  • Entity selection (LLC, S corporation, partnerships)
  • Sale or purchase of a business
  • Structuring salaries and benefits
  • Dissolving business entities
  • Business succession (estate taxes)
  • 1031 exchanges
  • Expensing & depreciation
  • Commercial real estate transactions
  • Deferred compensation
  • Business tax credits

The tax planning attorneys at Atkinson & Shenfield can assist individuals with the following services:

  • Applicable tax credits
  • Family and charitable giving
  • Allowable expenses and deductions
  • Estate planning
  • Wealth preservation

Retain an Experienced California Tax Litigator

When the state or the federal government believes that a citizen or a business has failed to meet their tax responsibilities, there are numerous measures the government can take to compel someone to pay their debt. If you are currently facing a tax controversy, the tax litigation attorneys at Atkinson & Shenfield can advocate for you.

Atkinson & Shenfield assists individuals and businesses with the following tax services:

  • Handling an IRS audit
  • Countering IRS and state liens and levies
  • Filing protests to the IRS and the state
  • Undertaking litigation in tax court
  • Negotiating a litigation settlement

Our experienced and accomplished legal team believes that no citizen or enterprise should pay more taxes than required of them. For knowledgeable and assured tax law counsel, contact our offices today.

Want to learn more about how Atkinson & Shenfield can assist you or your business? Use our online form to request a confidential case evaluation.

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