While the IRS is increasingly focused on early issue identification and coordinated enforcement, state and local taxing authorities are also escalating their efforts to ensure the collection of all due revenue from parties within their jurisdictions. Under these circumstances, it is critical for individuals and companies to involve skilled and experienced tax lawyers at the outset of a potentially costly or sensitive tax controversy.
Fox Rothschild's tax team includes senior lawyers with substantial experience in federal as well as state and local taxation, tax procedure and tax trials before federal or state courts. Our lawyers routinely represent clients before the local and national offices of the Internal Revenue Service as well as in suits filed in the Tax Court, federal district court or Court of Federal Claims. We also maintain an active state and local tax practice in many jurisdictions where our firm has offices, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Florida.
We also counsel clients on tax procedures, including reporting and disclosure requirements, avoiding or abating tax penalties, privileges, summons enforcement proceedings and filing Freedom of Information Act requests with the IRS. Additionally, we closely monitor and keep clients continually informed of developments in tax law administration at the federal, state and local levels, such as changes in the IRS audit process, the emergence of new dispute resolution tools and novel case law and rulings that may impact clients.