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Business Tax

Unfortunately, it only takes one late payment or missing form for tax issues to arise. Once bothersome tax issues have their hooks in your finances, it can be a long drawn out process to clear them up. Don’t allow cumulative effects of tax issues to pile up until you’re faced with a heap of IRS penalties and a bunch of red tape. Instead, Get in touch with an experienced tax attorney at Teeple Hall LLP. Serving the San Diego area, we’re a tax resolution group dedicated to protecting you from mounting tax problems.

As specialists in tax resolution, Teeple Hall, LLP is proud to work with individuals and businesses with any business tax issue’s that may arise. We’ve spent years helping clients take the correct steps to achieve effective tax relief. Unfortunately, there are no single solutions to pick from in issues of back taxes. Only by zeroing in on the specifics of the tax issues can we design an approach to tax help that’s entirely just for you.

For our undivided attention to your state or federal tax problems, get in touch with Teeple Hall, LLP. Tax assistance gets more and more complicated with every day that goes by. Don’t hesitate to contact our trusted team of Attorneys.

You can rely on our team of business tax attorneys for timely, accurate assistance with:

  • Filing late tax returns
  • Correcting errant or misfiled returns
  • Lifting business tax penalties
  • Structuring suitable tax settlements
  • Preparing for IRS tax audits
  • Resolving payroll tax problems
  • Preventing future tax troubles

Wherever the fault lies for your particular tax problems, Teeple Hall, LLP has the expertise and tenacity to dig deep and pinpoint the heart of any issue.

Litigation

Every so often you cannot avoid litigating a tax controversy with the IRS or with the state tax authority. The dollar amount of the issue may be too large for the payer to settle, there may be irresoluble disputes regarding the facts, or the parties involved may have different views of what the applicable law entail.

Teeple Hall, LLP tax litigators can help you get results. With extensive experience in tax procedure and tax law Teeple Hall, LLP can provide you with  the solution to your tax controversy. We have experience in litigating all types of tax controversies, from collection disputes, individual tax liability, refund litigation, and corporate deficiency.

Always sensitive to the expense of litigation, we work with our client to identify the issues that are likely to be solemn to the litigation. We focus our effort on the key issues, often starting while the audit is currently underway, so we can position to push for a favorable pre-trial settlement or present a strong case at trial. When a Teeple Hall, LLP litigator takes your tax controversy to court, the opposing party and the judge will be given the facts and presented with the law in the most persuasive light.

We guide you through the litigation and audit process with effective legal representation and strategic advice within all of the following stages:

  • Dealing with IRS Examiners
  • Responding to information requests or summonses
  • Requesting technical advice from the IRS National Office
  • Negotiating closing agreements and other settlements
  • Preparing protests and negotiating settlements in the IRS Appeals Office
  • Choosing the proper forum and strategy for tax litigation
  • Conducting discovery
  • Litigating your case at trial and on appeal

International Tax Planning

International transactions present unique challenges. Businesses active internationally find that compliance with ever-increasing complexity of tax rules requires not only in-depth and up-to-date knowledge and seamless collaboration between tax professionals in different jurisdictions.

Teeple Hall, LLP is committed to ensuring that the processes and systems behind providing international tax services meet the needs of our cross-border clients.

Teeple Hall, LLP tax professionals work to provide pragmatic solutions tailored to the business needs of our clients. We provide direct access to tax professionals and deliver solutions through our international service team.

Services:

  • Inbound and outbound investment structuring
  • Transfer pricing
  • Cross-border cash planning: funding dividend repatriation, currency issues
  • Indirect tax
  • Customs and trade
  • Expatriate advice – Workforce solutions

Foreign Disclosure/Compliance

Teeple Hall, LLP assist international clients in reporting their offshore accounts to the Internal Revenue Serivce (IRS). Recently, many of our clients were made aware of Foreign Bank Account reporting requirements when they received a FATCA Letter from their banking institutions, asking them to confirm their U.S. status by providing either a W-9 or W-8 BEN.

Who is Required to Report?

Expats who have relocated overseas not knowing they have to report their foreign accounts.

U.S. Citizens who reside overseas that may or may not earn a significant income, but do have accounts in a foreign country.

Permanent Legal Residents of the U.S. who relocated back to a foreign country unaware that they are still required to report their foreign accounts.

Non Legal Residents who have met the substantial presence test and are required to report foreign bank and other accounts to the United States government.

Being Compliant to these rules will always in the long run save you time and money, but if you were unaware of these reporting requirements something can still be done.

Here are 3 main methods of compliance:

1. Streamlined Compliance

2. OVDP

3. Reasonable Cause Statement

Contact us for more information on how we can help you with any of the programs listed above.

Estate Gift Tax

Teeple Hall, LLP can help you protect your assets.

Currently each individual can protect $5.43 million from gift and estate tax. If death occurs, this amount is protected from estate tax exposure. On the other hand, this amount could be given away without having to pay gift tax. The opportunity for protective planning is vast.

40% is the estate tax rate. This is a punishing and dramatic tax that can crush family legacies. At Teeple Hall, LLP we believe in “hoping for the best, and planning for the worst.” This means you should take full advantage of the tax and estate planning opportunities out there if your estate is approaching the exempted amount.

If you have been fortunate enough to build a financial legacy you want to give to your loved ones for their future security, you need to actively participate in estate and gift tax planning.

Through the use of such tools as irrevocable trusts and family limited partnerships, Teeple Hall, LLP helps you reduce or eliminate estate tax liabilities. Revocable trusts can be composed providing a substantial level of protection for married couples, your children, and even your grandchildren. Dynasty or Family Protection trusts are classically utilized to capture estate tax avoidance for all your future generations.

Together we can develop a practical estate and tax plan that offers you and your loved ones the best of all outcomes that could happen.

Mergers, Acquisitions and Transactions

Teeple Hall, LLP routinely represent clients in the selling or buying of businesses from negotiation to close of transaction. Tax issues are routinely addressed in an integrated fashion with contract and corporate issues. In some cases, our involvement starts quite early before any letter of intent is drafted, while others, our involvement may be called in to help the client after draft contracts have already circulated and the transaction has already begun.

Teeple Hall, LLP has long provided exceptional tax advice to business and individual entities that are in the process of divesting or acquiring businesses. We have years of experience in mergers and acquisitions (both taxable and tax-free), corporate formation, leveraged buyouts, dispositions, recapitalizations, and spin-offs. Also providing counsel to our clients on the tax aspects of important internal corporate matters, such as advising on tax return reporting positions, restructurings and reviewing proposed transactions. We advise our clients on the tax implications of design and develop tax-advantageous deal structures, transaction alternatives and draft and negotiate the tax requirements of related transaction documents.

Contact us for more information.