Tax Planning and Controversies
Turner Padget’s attorneys have significant experience in handling tax controversy matters at the federal, state, and local levels. Our lawyers routinely represent clients before the IRS and the South Carolina Department of Revenue in various stages including administrative hearings, audits, appeals, tax collection matters, and tax litigation.
At the federal level, our attorneys have successfully negotiated with the IRS for our clients to obtain reduced tax assessments, penalty waiver and abatement, lien releases, offers in compromise, and installment payment plan agreements. Our attorneys have also obtained favorable outcomes for our clients in federal estate and gift tax litigation. At the state level, our attorneys have obtained favorable outcomes for clients in matters involving property taxes, sales and use taxes, and income taxes.
We serve our clients in the following areas:
- Income Tax Audits
- Estate and Gift Tax Audits
- Tax Litigation
- Offers in Compromise
- Installment Payment Plan Agreements
- Tax Collection Matters
- Successfully negotiated and entered into favorable installment agreements with the IRS for affiliated entities with over $1,000,000 in combined liability for federal employment taxes. Negotiations also involved successful request for abatement of penalties and the revocation of responsible-party status for shareholder owners.