State and Federal Tax Law Attorneys

The Law Office of Williams & Associates, PC, offers the expertise of a large law firm with the personal service of a specialty practice. We concentrate on all areas of state and federal tax law controversy. We represent clients in any U.S. Tax Court, including Reno.

The following links provide more information about the legal services we provide.

  • Tax litigation: Our lawyers litigate disputes in state and federal courts. We also negotiate with tax authorities to avoid litigation.
  • Tax Court litigation: We represent businesses and individuals in the U.S. Tax Court to challenge proposed deficiencies or other federal tax actions.
  • Tax audits, appeals, protests and settlements: We represent individuals and businesses nationwide with regard to their federal and California state tax matters.
  • Business and employment tax matters: We represent business owners with issues such as payroll tax, trust fund recovery penalties, and worker classification/independent contractor disputes before the IRS, EDD, and CUIAB.
  • FATCA: We provide consultations to foreign financial institutions regarding Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) compliance.
  • Tax collection issues: Our lawyers help clients with tax liabilities to negotiate payment arrangements with the tax authorities.
  • Installment agreements and offers in compromise: We negotiate installment agreements and offers in compromise to resolve tax liabilities.
  • Tax refund claims and penalty abatements: If you think you overpaid a tax liability or that penalties were unfairly assessed, our lawyers will work to help recover the overpayments.
  • Criminal tax matters: We defend people who are accused of crimes such as tax evasion, willful failure to file a tax return, and filing fraudulent tax returns.
  • California tax practice: We represent individuals and businesses with issues before the California tax authorities concerning sales and use tax, residency, and matters related to nexus with California.
  • Multi-state tax compliance: We often represent multi-state and out-of-state businesses in California tax matters such as sales and use tax, fuel tax, excise tax, tobacco tax, and medical marijuana tax.
  • Residency: We represent individuals before the Franchise Tax Board when issues of residency or domicile are disputed.
  • International tax: We represent individuals and business owners with issues involving offshore bank accounts and FATCA compliance.
  • Tax compliance: Our lawyers handle IRS and state tax compliance regarding income tax, sales and use tax, estate and gift tax, employment tax, property tax, and tax penalties before the tax authorities.
  • Penalty abatement: If you owe a tax debt and penalties are assessed, our lawyers will advocate for the abatement of penalties to the state and federal tax authorities.
  • Voluntary disclosure and amnesty programs: Our attorneys regularly represent clients with state and federal voluntary disclosure and amnesty programs.
  • Wage and hour matters: We represent businesses in the defense of wage and hour claims by both governmental agencies and plaintiffs.
  • Worker classification issues: We provide expert guidance in forming legitimate contractor relationships, reviewing clients' current business practices, and representing businesses in tax audits.
  • Specialty services: Our specialty services include private letter ruling requests, expert witness testimony, grand jury representation, Freedom of Information Act requests, California attorney-client fee arbitration, and Circular 230 matters.

Contact Our Sacramento Tax Attorneys

For more information or to schedule a consultation with an attorney at the Law Office of Williams & Associates, PC, call (916) 913-9272 (toll free: (800) 684-7147) or fill out the contact form on this site.