Experienced Tax Controversy And Litigation Representation
The Internal Revenue Service is the most powerful collection agency tasked with enforcing the tax code. If you or your business has been contacted by the IRS, you likely have questions. While each situation is different, options exist to resolve your IRS tax controversy. Seeking the advice and representation of a knowledgeable, experienced tax attorney is the first step in protecting your future.
With offices in Southlake, David Coffin PLLC, serves clients throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and across Texas. Our founding tax attorney is also a certified public accountant with more than two decades of tax law experience. Prior to private practice, he was a Trial Attorney for the Department of Justice, Tax Division, where he represented the IRS. In this role, he earned a reputation as a formidable trial lawyer who handled some of the most complex tax cases for the IRS.
Firm’s Mission Statement
David Coffin PLLC strives to be the pre-eminent law firm handling IRS tax controversy matters nationwide. We provide high quality service to our clients and give the utmost attention to our client matters. We are compassionate and work diligently to reach a solution for our clients’ IRS issues. We will be understanding and sympathetic to our clients’ issues, and direct and honest about the likelihood of reaching a positive result for our clients. We acknowledge that our client matters are very sensitive and pledge to not take advantage of our clients who may be vulnerable. We will work as efficiently and as fee-conscious as possible to resolve a tax situation. We will keep our clients informed as to events involving their tax matters and will be available to answer their questions. We will work with a game plan and strategy in mind that will be communicated to and approved by our clients.
We will be honest, trustworthy, respectful and ethical in our actions. We will honor our commitments and are accountable for our actions, successes and failures.
Client focus :
We will spend the time necessary to fully understand our client’s tax issues, challenges, objectives and goals and to maximize the value of our services to our clients. We will look “under the hood” to determine all approaches and solutions to resolving our client’s tax situation in the most favorable manner.
Intellectual High Level Review :
We will be meticulous in our attention to detail. However, we will use our practical experiences and expertise to develop a high level game plan that is specifically tailored to reach the absolute best result possible for our client’s particular situation.
We will see, share and respect different ideas and will function as a team with our colleagues, clients and other professionals engaged by our clients. We will openly communicate all relevant information consistently and constructively.
Positive Excellence :
We will keep a positive and optimistic attitude for attainable goals and will relentlessly pursue outstanding results in everything we do.
Resolving A Wide Variety Of Tax Problems
An in-depth knowledge of IRS rules and federal tax procedures is required to effectively resolve IRS issues. These are some representative types of cases, we handle:
Audits and appeals –
From strategic guidance in responding to correspondence audits to face-to-face examinations, our attorneys and professionals protect your interests. When a tough IRS tax controversy cannot be resolved at the audit stage, we will take your case to trial and/or appeal to fight for the best possible outcome.
IRS settlement, penalty abatement and installment agreements –
We can negotiate offers in compromise, workable installment agreements and waivers of penalties and interest to the extent your case qualifies for each type of resolution.
Payroll tax issues –
Many small business get behind on payroll taxes when their companies suffer ash flow issues. These issues inevitably involve the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty (the 100 percent penalty). We can explain your options to limit the shareholders’ and officers’ personal liability and assist the company in reaching a resolution.
Tax return omissions or errors –
Self-employment tax mistakes or unfiled returns? We can help find a solution before the issue compounds over several years.
Many other attorneys throughout Texas refer clients to the firm for bankruptcy analysis and advice related to the complicated interplay and differences between tax and bankruptcy law.
Call To Set Up Consultation And Then Stop Worrying
Dealing with the IRS is rarely a pleasant experience. Back taxes can feel like a storm cloud that won’t go away.