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Having an income also means having the responsibility to pay your state and federal income taxes. In some cases, your children who have earned money may also be required to pay taxes even if they’re still minors. However, considering all the different federal and state tax law provisions, it can be hard to properly abide by them. This is why our Whick tax attorneys are here to help!

florida tax attorneyOur goal at Defense Tax Partners is to guide every taxpayer on how to accurately fulfill their tax obligations—from the filing of tax returns to paying their tax bills—and avoid any dispute with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or the Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR). If, however, you’re already facing some conflict, our legal service also entails professional representation and proactive defense.

Whether you simply need some help in preparing your tax returns or you are currently dealing with a tax fraud accusation, our tax attorneys can always find an efficient way to give you the best possible outcome for your case.

Call Defense Tax Partners at (502) 251-9518 for your Free Consultation with a Whick Tax Attorney!

How a Tax Attorney can Help You

Fulfilling your tax responsibilities is not a simple task; it’s bound by intricate rules that you need to accurately follow in order to avoid paying penalties and possible incarceration due to tax fraud. With our Whick tax attorneys, you can ensure that you will minimize your tax bill as much as legally possible, and your tax returns and payments will be completed without errors.

First, however, we can help you determine if your income reaches the minimum requirements for tax filing. If not, we can help you file Form K-4 with your employer so that they will stop withholding state taxes from your wages. We will also assist you in letting your child file their tax return if they earned an income that meets or exceeds the threshold for filing.

Aside from helping with your tax returns and payments, we also offer expert legal services to handle the following tax concerns:

Prepare for and Contest Tax Audits

Being audited by the IRS is not inherently bad, although the process tends to be stressful and time-consuming. The IRS conducts tax audits to validate data in tax returns and ensure that the taxpayer is reporting accurate information and paying the right amount of tax. In the end, you may prove that your data entry is all accurate, and there will be no adjustments in your tax bill nor penalties that you have to pay.

irs attorney However, since the IRS takes every audit very seriously and will thoroughly examine your financial records, it is imperative to carefully prepare for the process with the help of a tax expert. As we identify the reason for your audit, Defense Tax Partners can help you prepare accordingly.

Included in what can trigger an IRS tax audit are the following:

1. Clerical errors (i.e., data entry errors)
2. Unreported income
3. Disproportionate or unusually high deductions (e.g., charitable donations, business expenses, home office deductions)
4. Non-existent dependants
5. Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
6. Self-employment with excessive reported losses

If we believe that the audit results have been less than fair, we can help you contest it and request an audit reconsideration. We could also negotiate on your behalf to reduce your penalties. More importantly, we will help you avoid any tax audit in the future.

Civil Penalty Relief

According to the Kentucky DOR, the following tax violations or failures have corresponding civil penalties:

  1. Late filing
  2. Late payment and failure to withhold or collect tax as required by law
  3. Underpayment of estimated income tax or limited liability entity tax, “LLET” (for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2019)
  4. Late payment or underpayment of estimated income tax or LLET (for tax years beginning before January 1, 2019)
  5. Failure to furnish information or failure to file
  6. Failure to timely pay or protest tax by the DOR
  7. Failure to timely obtain a requested tax identification number, license, permit, or other documents of authority.
  8. Negligence
  9. Fraud
  10. Unhonored (bounced) check

Depending on your case, your penalty may be as low as $10 or as high as 50% of your assessed tax liability with no maximum amount. Fortunately, there are ways through which you can get penalty relief—something Defense Tax Partners can help you with!

The DOR may waive all or part of your civil penalties if you can demonstrate reasonable cause. We can help you do this by establishing that:

  1. The tax liability was incurred due to circumstances that are beyond your control,
  2. You acted reasonably and tried your best to accurately and timely fulfill your tax obligations,
  3. And/or the imposed penalties will cause you undue financial hardship if strictly enforced.

Similarly, the IRS also offers three types of penalty relief through the following:

  1. Reasonable Cause
  2. Administrative Waiver and First Time Penalty Abatement
  3. Statutory Exception

We will help you negotiate with either the IRS or DOR in order to lower your penalties as much as possible. We will also take charge of organizing and submitting the necessary documents to support your application, such as court records, hospital records, letters from your doctor, documentation of a natural disaster, etc.

Settlement of Federal & State Tax Disputes

Through our years of training and actual practice, Defense Tax Partners has earned ample knowledge and experience to help every individual and business taxpayer in reaching a favorable tax settlement.

tax settlement and tax levyWhether you have issues with the IRS or the DOR, our tax attorneys are capable of negotiating on your behalf to put your best interests forward.

Since we know what legal actions the tax authorities would likely do in specific situations, we know how to properly prepare for your case to ensure the best possible result. From minimizing your penalties to setting up a payment plan and disproving any tax fraud allegation, our top-notch tax attorney is guaranteed to meet all your legal needs.

Call Defense Tax Partners at (502) 251-9518 for your Free Consultation with a Whick Tax Attorney!

Negotiations on Non-Filing of Taxes Violation

In Kentucky, late filing can incur a 2-20% penalty on your total tax due for every 30 days, or a fraction thereof, that your tax return is late. If you failed to file your return or furnish information, the penalty would be 5% of your estimated tax due for every 30 days, or a fraction thereof, that your return is not filed. The minimum penalty is $100 with a maximum of 50% penalty of your assessed tax liability.

If you work with Defense Tax Partners, our expert tax attorney will negotiate on your behalf in order to lower or waive your penalties. And if, unfortunately, your non-filing or erroneous return progresses into an investigation for tax evasion, we are also ready to proactively defend you and help keep your record clean and your finances stable.

Remember that in every tax violation, the best thing to do is to act immediately to mitigate the situation. Work with our tax attorney so you will know the most appropriate way of satisfying your tax liabilities and reaching a good tax settlement.

Call Defense Tax Partners at (502) 251-9518 for your Free Consultation with a Whick Tax Attorney!

Reliable Tax Lawyers

Defense Tax Partners is composed of world-class Whick tax attorneys who are highly knowledgeable of state and federal tax laws. We have worked with numerous taxpayers and have successfully helped address all their concerns and resolved all their disputes with the IRS and DOR.

Our legal service is not a one-size-fits-all. We instead actively tailor our service in order to meet the specific needs of your unique case. We will evaluate the facts of your circumstances and plan out an efficient legal course of action in order to help you settle your tax liabilities.

Aside from what has been discussed above, we also offer our legal service for the following areas and more:

  1. Tax Preparation
  2. Tax Resolution
  3. Tax Debt Payment Plans
  4. Tax Lien Removal
  5. Bank Levy Removal
  6. Wage Garnishment Removal
  7. Penalty Abatement
  8. Innocent Spouse Relief
  9. Offer in Settlement

If you value your time and financial stability, work with Defense Tax Partners. We work in a timely manner with the utmost meticulousness in assessing situations, examining documents, striking negotiations, and creating a solid defense strategy.

Let’s Talk Now – Free Consultation

Whick Tax Attorney defense tax partners logo 300x65Troubles with your tax responsibilities almost always result in a financial drawback. If you happen to commit a severe tax violation, you may even be sentenced to prison. Fortunately, an expert tax attorney can help mitigate your problems.

Remember, acting swiftly is important to minimize your penalties and to reach a favorable tax settlement. If you are facing any tax issues with the IRS or the DOR, don’t hesitate to contact us right away!

Call Defense Tax Partners at (502) 251-9518 for your Free Consultation with a Whick Tax Attorney!