Federal and State Planning and Compliance Services

Tax planning begins before the tax year starts and not when the returns are due. Smart and sound tax compliance requires planning, both strategic and tactical, to avoid common pitfalls and ensure that taxes are minimized. Almost every aspect of a business’ operations involves strategic and tax considerations and we strive to provide planning as business decisions are made and not after they are implemented.

We have expertise in every area of federal and state taxation and can provide
outstanding audit defense services should a position in a tax return be challenged by the
Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, State Board of Equalization or other
taxing authority. In audit defense matters, there can be no substitute for experience.

  • Federal Tax
    • Tax Planning and Restructuring
    • Tax Compliance
    • Audit Representation
    • Offers in Compromise
    • Payment Plans
  • International Tax
  • State and Local Tax
    • Income/Franchise Tax
    • Sales & Use Tax
    • Property Tax
    • Payroll Tax
  • Estate and Trust Plans
    • Retirement Planning
    • Family Succession Plans
    • Family Limited Partnerships (FLP’s)
    • GRATs
    • IDGTs
    • ILITs
  • Aircraft Acquisition Tax Planning
  • Cost Segregation Studies
  • Research and Development Credit Studies
  • Federal and State Credits and Incentives (California Enterprise Zones)
  • Bankruptcy Assistance

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Tax Advisory and Business Consulting - Certified Public Accountants
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