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State & Federal Tax Controversies

Resolving State And Federal Tax Controversies Kaspar & Lugay LLP in Tiburon is a boutique law firm dedicated to providing individuals and businesses in the North Bay, including Marin County and surrounding areas with effective representation in all levels of IRS tax controversies and appeals. We also handle controversies involving state taxes in California. Partner Brent Kaspar is a certified public accountant in addition to being an experienced tax lawyer. He leverages his knowledge of accounting principles to fortify our firm's tax representation services. We have experience representing clients before the IRS, the California Board of Equalization and the California...

Tax Audits & Appeals

Knowledgeable Representation For Tax Audits And Appeals A notice of examination for the Internal Revenue Service can be an intimidating experience. It may seem tempting to bring the receipts and documents and place yourself on the mercy of the examiner. However, an audit can result in significant tax liability, including interest and penalties. If the audit is not handled properly, the financial damage can be significantly increased. Kaspar & Lugay LLP is a respected tax audit defense firm devoted to protecting the rights of California taxpayers. Comprehensive Tax Audit Representation From A Lawyer And CPA Examiners with the Internal Revenue...

Criminal Tax Investigations

Guarding Rights In Criminal Tax Investigations The Internal Revenue Service employs special agents to conduct criminal investigations into potential tax fraud or tax evasion matters. When the IRS suspects that a business or individual has not properly complied with the tax laws, a civil or criminal investigation may be opened. At Kaspar & Lugay LLP, in Tiburon, California, we zealously guard the rights of clients who are under investigation for possible criminal tax violations. Experienced In Guiding The IRS In Its Investigations A criminal probe into your tax returns is a stressful experience. In an IRS tax audit, examiners are...

Payroll Taxes

Protecting North Bay Area Businesses With Payroll Tax Problems Many small and medium-sized businesses fall behind in paying payroll taxes. There are a wide range of reasons a company may fall behind. If a bookkeeper or outside accountant makes a mistake in company records or pays the taxes to the wrong jurisdiction, significant payroll tax liability can result. Disputes concerning the classification of workers as employees or independent contractors often complicate the tax withholding status of workers. A short-term cash shortfall may make it difficult to pay when the taxes are due. Once a business lags behind in its payments,...

Tax Liens

Strategic Solutions To Resolve Tax Liens And Levies The Internal Revenue Service has a variety of potent means to collect on an outstanding tax liability. Among its arsenal of tools are bank account seizures, levies and tax liens placed on property. A tax lien is a legal document filed with the California Secretary of State or the County Recorder's Office that serves as a public notice that a taxpayer owes the government money. The lien can have a significant adverse impact on the taxpayer's credit and will impact any attempt to sell the encumbered property. Full-Service Tax Audit And Controversy...

Intellectual Property Transactions

Intellectual property assets are a driving force in many business transactions. Contractual rights, licenses, purchases and sales of intellectual property involve special concerns to maintain the value of the assets, as well as the rights of those with an interest in the intellectual property. Many intellectual property matters in the Silicon Valley involve software. Our comprehensive representation includes handling trademark and copyright transactions, as well as strategically representing clients in purchase and sales agreements, licensing, IP leases and short- and long-term transfers of intellectual property rights. Protecting Value And Rights In IP Transactions Throughout The North Bay Area The lawyers...

Business Litigation

Experienced Complex Business Litigation Attorneys Successful businesses work hard to avoid disputes. Contractual relationships, diligent attention to detail with compliance matters and attention to detail in financial transactions are mainstays of any business. Company policies and business practices are designed for success. Despite diligent planning, however, many companies are forced to bring a lawsuit or defend against litigation in the course of business. It is critical that disputes are managed properly when business litigation becomes necessary. Personal Attention From Experienced Trial Lawyers The lawyers at Kaspar & Lugay LLP in Tiburon are business-savvy attorneys who know that any litigation can...

Business Law

Comprehensive Business Law Representation Kaspar & Lugay LLP in Tiburon, California, offers strategic legal counsel and representation to small and medium-sized businesses from startup to exit. The firm is a dynamic boutique law firm in the North Bay focusing on specific practice areas that impact entrepreneurs, stakeholders and businesses. Our business law practice is designed to provide holistic and comprehensive legal services that achieve results. Our partners have big-firm experience and use that knowledge to provide proactive advice and goal-oriented representation in our business law practice. We develop long-term relationships with clients. Our business model allows small and midsized companies...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Thorough Mergers And Acquisitions Lawyers A merger or acquisition can be an effective business strategy to grow and increase market strength. An M & A transaction is a large undertaking that is not without risks. Business concerns and legal issues surrounding the undertaking are complex. It is crucial for businesses to work with lawyers with knowledge and experience in a number of areas. We are a full-service business law firm providing strategic guidance and comprehensive representation in all facets of mergers and acquisitions. Our respected corporate lawyers have experience protecting clients in complex transactions, providing well-reasoned tax advice, as well...

Startups & Business Formation

Preparing Startups And Businesses For Success The choices that a business owner makes before opening the door can have a significant impact on the future health of the venture. Forming a new enterprise requires careful attention to detail in a variety of areas. The attorneys at Kaspar & Lugay LLP help businesses build or restructure their entities with comprehensive legal analysis to set our clients up for success. Forming A Business From The Ground Up An important step in starting a business is choosing the appropriate entity. We fully analyze the nature of the business organization and provide knowledgeable advice...


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