Top Los Altos Tax Attorneys Near You

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Tax Defense Network

Tax Attorney | Serving Los Altos, CA

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866-774-9651

Call Us Now For a Fresh Start to Your Tax Problems. Your Journey to Freedom Begins with Our Trained Tax Professionals by Your Side.

For over 10 years, we have successfully resolved tax debt and other serious tax matters for individuals, self-employed and business clients. Whatever you’re facing — a large balance, penalties and interest, levies or liens — there’s a solution that’s right for you. The best place to start is understanding the problem.  Every tax problem …

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J. David Tax Law, LLC

Tax Attorney | Serving Los Altos, CA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

855-445-6780

Free 20 Minute IRS & State Tax Relief Consult from a Tax Attorney, Not a Sales Person. United States Tax Court Bar Member. Great Service, Premium Results & Affordable Rates.

A traditional tax law firm that was created to help those under the heavy burden of IRS or State tax collections. The firm was founded to provide personalized attorney-based tax law services, at affordable fees. We operate under a simple principle, if we can help you we will explain how, if we cannot, we will explain why. Either way, after a call with our firm you will know …

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Law Office of Williams & Associates, P.C.

Tax Attorney | Serving Los Altos, CA

Former IRS, EDD & DOJ Tax Litigators and California Tax Attorneys Representing Individuals and Business in all Tax Disputes

The Law Office of Williams & Associates is a team of highly skilled tax lawyers representing individuals and businesses from California, throughout the United States, and abroad. The firm was named a Tier 1 Tax Litigation "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News and World Report for every year from 2013 through 2017. Tax Law is the focus of the …

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Tax Issues

Dealing with taxes can be a confusing and alarming experience. While you do not want to over pay on your taxes, it is also important to meet your legal tax obligations. No matter what your tax issue may be, speaking with a Los Altos tax lawyer will help you understand the current tax laws.

Different Tax Law Cases

Tax law covers a wide range of federal, state, local, and even international tax issues. Some of these areas include tax audits and appeals, employment taxes, tax liens income taxes and even tax litigation. Keep in mind, every state has its own set of tax laws.

Don't forget, owing taxes to the IRS or the state is very serious and overwhelming. The failure to repay taxes will result in substantial penalties and interest.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

How much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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