Tax Audits, Appeals, & Litigation

A tax controversy can involve complicated and challenging stages: administrative audits, appeals, post-appeals mediation, and litigation. Paragon Law is an important partner in helping a client through every step of the legal process.  Our focus is on providing clients with favorable, cost-effective outcome.

Our team analyzes each unique situation at the onset, and develops strategic responses and solutions based on our extensive experience and detailed understanding of tax laws and the tax controversy process. Our goal is to resolve a client’s case at the earliest possible point while securing the best possible settlement. Paragon Law possesses the skills necessary to negotiate a settlement, as well as the experience and foresight to position the matter for litigation when required.   The following list provides a sample of the tax controversy issues we help our clients with:

  • IRS tax audits
  • NC tax audits
  • Administrative appeals of examination assessments
  • Tax litigation in United States Tax Court, U.S. District Court, Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Courts of Appeal
  • Criminal Investigation Division (CID) referrals and prosecutions
  • Collection matters
  • Innocent spouse relief
  • Penalty and interest reduction
  • Foreign bank account reporting (FBAR)
  • Tax levies and liens
  • Employment tax disputes (e.g., employee vs. independent contractor)
  • Payroll tax controversies
  • Trust fund recovery penalties
  • Whistleblower awards
  • Offers in Compromise