Santa Monica Tax Attorney
Santa Monica has beautiful beaches, the infamous Santa Monica Pier, tons of cultural attractions and unlimited shopping and dining options near Third Street Promenade. Due to the high concentration of business activity in our city, we also see many taxpayers and corporations get into tax problems. Tax Lawyers Group APC, specializes in all areas of tax audits, tax appeals, tax settlements and tax court litigation. Our Santa Monica tax attorneys have extensive experience defending individual taxpayers and business owners against IRS, FTB, CDTFA, EDD and other taxing agencies.
Many times taxpayers attempt to resolve their tax disputes or tax controversies with the various taxing agencies without any assistance. Unfortunately, many tax agents are unnecessarily aggressive towards the taxpayers until a tax attorney gets involved in the case.
It is very common that when clients retain our tax law firm their financial security and their assets are often put in jeopardy by the taxing agencies. Many taxpayers do not know how to defend themselves or have been put into a difficult position by their inexperienced CPAs. Our tax attorneys near Santa Monica can help you evaluate your tax debt and determine the best course of action that should be taken through tax appeals, administrative tax hearings or via the tax court.Santa Monica Taxpayer Protection
All taxpayers in the state of California including those that live in Santa Monica and West Los Angeles areas are protected by tax codes, tax statutes and tax procedural regulation that prohibits certain actions taken by the Internal Revenue Service, California Franchise Tax Board, CDTFA- California sales tax, and the EDD. Below are tax resources and useful links when dealing with various tax issues in Santa Monica and West Los Angeles areas.
- Santa Monica Sales Tax: The sales tax rate in Santa Monica is currently 10.25%, which is comprised of a California state rate of 6%, 1% Santa Monica city tax and a Los Angeles and special tax rate of 3.25%.
- Internal Revenue Service: The Taxpayer Bill of Rights is a document that outlines the 10 fundamental rights taxpayers have when dealing with the IRS.
- Franchise Tax Board: The Taxpayer Advocate Services (TAS) is a free service offered by the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) to assist Santa Monica taxpayers who are experiencing tax problems.
Whether you live in the Palisades or run a business near Third Street Promenade, if you have been contacted by IRS or any California state taxing agencies, it would be advisable to have your case reviewed by one of our Santa Monica tax lawyers so that you can protect your assets and solve your tax problem. If you wish to have a brief conversation about your tax case call us at (310) 788 9820.
To learn more about various tax law and potential tax defense strategies please visit our practice page for further details. Tax Lawyers Group APC represents individual and small business taxpayers throughout the city of Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, and Brentwood. Our consultations are designed to give you a plan and a piece of mind as you solve your tax problem with IRS or California state agencies.