Orange County Tax Litigation & IRS Defense Firm

Wilson Tax Law Group is a boutique Orange County tax law firm that represents clients with civil and criminal tax matters before the IRS, California Franchise Tax Board, California Board of Equalization, California Employment Development Department, California Department of Tax and Fee Administration and local tax authorities. Wilson Tax Law Group is comprised predominately of former IRS, California Franchise Tax Board, United States Attorney Office, and Big 4 Accounting Firm attorneys. With more than 50 years of combined legal experience, Wilson Tax Law Group is dedicated to providing the highest standard of legal representation for our clients and their tax matters. Our clients include individuals, businesses, corporations, partnerships, owners, LLC’s, S-corporations, estates, fiduciaries, transferees, attorneys, tax professionals, and other “responsible persons” targeted by the federal, state, and local tax authorities.
Often, our representation begins when you or your company are involved in tax audits, appeals, collections, liens, foreclosure actions, criminal tax investigations (grand jury matters), or are facing civil or criminal tax litigation. As former IRS attorneys we provide expertise regarding substantive tax laws, dealing with revenue agents, formulating audit strategies, and pursuing administrative or judicial appeals and defending against IRS collection actions. At the federal level, resolving a client’s civil tax controversy may require discussions with the IRS, a written appeal to and discussions with the Appeals Office, or, potentially, litigation in the United States Tax Court, District Courts, Court of Federal Claims, US Bankruptcy Court and appellate courts. Although litigation is usually the option of last resort for most of our clients, if needed our legal team is well-suited to provide experienced, aggressive and skillful representation in court.  Tax Attorneys at Wilson Tax Law Group have handled more than a 1000 tax lawsuits in various federal courts. But the best results can, and should, begin a lot sooner. For that reason our representation includes advising you on the tax aspects of business transactions and how they should be reported on tax returns to avoid tax problems or place you in the best position on the occasion you win the “audit lottery.”

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Our team of dedicated professionals is committed to excellence and responsive legal services. Our primary objective is to provide our clients with the highest possible quality of legal services. We are not a high-volume law firm like some others. Consequently, we are able to devote our attention exclusively to each of our client’s legal needs and the result is cost effective legal services. You do not have to sacrifice quality legal services in order to achieve cost effective representation. Because of the exclusive attention we devote to each particular client, we are able to concentrate fully on attaining a high degree of quality legal services. By close attention to details, we achieve both quality results and cost-effective representation. The firm’s founder, Joseph Wilson, is a top-rated tax attorney by AVVO.
Although people often come to tax attorneys in Orange County looking for the best way to resolve civil tax controversies, our background in tax prosecution and defense uniquely situates us to help our clients avoid potential criminal tax liability, an aspect often overlooked by other tax professionals. In some cases, this may mean reviewing a transaction before it occurs, handling a delicate tax audit, or immediate FBAR (foreign bank account reports or Form 114 or Form TD F 90-22.1) compliance or offshore and domestic voluntary disclosures (formerly “OVDP” or “OVDI”). Other times it means competent and zealous criminal tax defense concerning allegations of tax evasion or other willful tax offenses.  In those times, our firm offers unique and dedicated experience in criminal tax defense, including criminal investigations by the IRS, the US Justice Department and US Attorney’s Office, or state taxing authorities, and in criminal trials, sentencing proceedings, and appeals.
At Wilson Tax Law Group, we treat our clients and their families, well, like family. When you need help with your tax problems, we always look out for our client’s best interest.
To schedule an initial consultation, please contact our Orange County tax lawyers at (949) 397-2292 or use our online contact form.
2017 Top 100 Lawyers - ASLA Badge 2016 Top 100 Lawyers - ASLA Finance Monthly - 2017 Finance Monthly - 2016 Daily Journal 2016 AVVO 10.0 AVVO Clients Choice 2015
Worldwide Financial Advisor Awards Magazine - Excellence Awards 2017 2017 Best of Newport Beach 2016 Best of Newport Beach 2015 Best of Newport Beach 2015 Best of Santa Ana 2014 OC's Top Lawyers

We serve the following localities: Los Angeles County including Bel Air, Hidden Hills, Rolling Hills, Beverly Crest, Pacific Palisades, Palos Verdes Estates, San Marino, La Canada Flintridge, Rolling Hills Estates, Malibu, La Habra Heights, Manhattan Beach, Rancho Palos Verdes, Westlake Village, Calabasas, West San Dimas, Bradbury, Stevenson Ranch, Porter Ranch, Topanga, Ladera Heights, Agoura Hills, Leona Valley, Brentwood, Hermosa Beach, Hollywood Hills West, Hasley Canyon, West Hills, Pasadena, South Pasadena, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, Arcadia, Glendale, Burbank, Hollywood, Van Nuys, Whittier, Woodland Hills, and Long Beach; Orange County including Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, and Yorba Linda; Riverside County including Corona, Indio, Indian Wells, Desert Hot Springs, Hemet, Palm Desert, Banning, Cabazon, Desert Center, La Quinta, Palm Springs, Murrieta, Rancho Mirage, Temecula, Lake Elsinore, and Moreno Valley; San Diego County including Rancho Santa Fe, Coronado, Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe, La Jolla, Solana Beach, Cardiff By The Sea, San Diego, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Point Loma, Mission Hills, Rancho Bernardo, Poway, Otay Ranch, Midway District, Black Mountain Ranch, La Playa, Del Cerro, Torrey Highlands, Del Mar Heights, Carmel Valley, Mission Valley, Carmel Mountain, Rancho Penasquitos, Sunset Cliffs, and Torrey Pines.

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