Tax Litigation

Kolesar & Leatham has experience in the preparation and submission of both private ruling and technical advice requests to the national office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Our tax clients range from individuals and small, emerging businesses to large, established corporations.

We represent our clients in tax controversy and litigation matters, both at the federal and state levels.

Kolesar & Leatham provides a full range of federal, state, and local tax services.

At the federal level, we assist and represent our clients in the event of an IRS audit. When required, we handle the administrative appeal to the Appeals Office and thereafter to the U.S. Tax Court or, in a refund action, to Federal District Court or the U.S. Claims Court.

Tax Services include:

  • Corporate, partnership, and individual taxes
  • Real estate transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Leveraged leases
  • Exempt organizations
  • Employee benefits
  • Trusts and estates
  • Estate planning
  • Tax litigation work

Our tax controversy work includes federal individual income, corporate income, employment and payroll taxes, excise taxes, and responsible officer penalties.