Tax Planning and Litigation

Tax issues can absorb significant amounts of time for companies. Whether it takes too much time to prepare a return or the state is investigating sales tax payments, a small or medium sized business can be burdened by the requirements of the state and federal tax codes.

A tax department with experienced tax attorneys

Our New City, New York, law firm, Montalbano, Condon & Frank, P.C., is able to help businesses with tax problems. The attorneys in our Tax and Estates Department have many years of experience in complex tax litigation and compliance. All attorneys in the Tax and Estates Department either have an advanced legal degree in the specific field of Tax Law or are a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Their credentials and experience make our law firm a source of strong advocacy and counsel in any business tax matter.

Among matters that our tax attorneys handle are:

  • Audits
  • Voluntary Disclosure
  • Offshore Issues
  • Defense of persons charged with tax crimes
  • Litigation involving all types of federal, state and local taxes (see below for further information on Tax Litigation)

Tax planning

Our law firm helps business clients with tax planning. We make sure that the organization has the business entity that results in the best possible tax consequences. We advise on the tax liabilities that could result from various business and investments such as a major sale or purchase of land, equipment or another company. We develop options for structuring transactions to limit tax liability.

Tax litigation

The attorneys at Montalbano, Condon & Frank, P.C.'s Tax and Estates Department, appear in U. S. Tax Court on behalf of our commercial clients. We also represent clients at Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and New York State Department of Taxation and Finance hearings. Some typical matters include:

  • Sales and Use tax issues
  • Payroll tax issues
  • Tax issues related to buy-sell agreements
  • Income tax
  • State corporation tax
  • Taxes for particular industries, such as the alcoholic beverage tax, cigarette tax, hazardous waste tax, or real estate transfer tax
  • Property taxes

Even with careful tax planning, businesses often need help resolving disputes. We work to resolve their tax problems through offers in compromise and installment payments. We make sure our client is protected during an IRS investigation or audit. We aggressively defend clients charged with tax fraud or evasion.

To speak with a commercial tax lawyer, contact the Rockland County, New York, law firm of Montalbano, Condon & Frank, P.C. Call us at 845.521.7108. You do not have to travel far to find a lawyer who can provide the services and representation you need.