Payroll Tax

The firm has extensive experience representing businesses and their owners in matters relating to federal and state employment taxes. These matters include:

  • Handling worker classification (independent contractor vs. employee) disputes with both the IRS and the Employment Development Department, both administratively and in court
  • Representing employers who are delinquent in paying employment taxes before the Collection Divisions of the IRS and the Employment Development Department
  • Representing employers and individuals who are the target of criminal investigations and prosecutions because of a failure to pay employment taxes
  • Representing persons and entities who are being investigated for possible personal liability of unpaid employment taxes of a separate business
  • Representing persons and entities in litigation involving the question of whether they are personally liable for unpaid employment taxes of a separate business
  • Seeking abatement or refunds of penalties assessed because of a failure to timely pay employment taxes