A substantial part of our overall practice is dedicated to providing tax-related legal advice and representation.

Our tax attorneys in Maryland have specialized training and degrees in tax law. At JDKatz, we take a specialized business-perspective approach to tax law. Our clients can expect better value with less cost and lower risk.

Our team of Maryland and Washington, D.C. tax lawyers have obtained specialized tax law degrees, also known as Master of Laws (LL.M.). Many of our DC and Maryland tax attorneys have attended the finest law schools in the nation And when we combine forces with brilliant MBAs and CPAs, our clients receive the best service possible. Our founding lawyer, Jeffrey D. Katz, began his career in the tax department of “Big Four” accounting firm KPMG Peat Marwick.

Representing Businesses and Individuals in Tax Matters

We represent everyone from Fortune 500 companies to individuals in tax matters. We follow a course of action based on consultation with the client that leads us to creating an individually tailored strategy for the client’s specific needs and goals. Our tax services include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Tax audits:

        If you or your business has been given notice of an impending audit by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or a state tax authority, our experienced tax lawyers can protect your interests and represent you in any ensuing investigations.
    • Tax whistleblowing:

        If you have knowledge of tax fraud or tax underpayments on the part of your employer or any other entity or individual, our attorneys can help you understand the qui tam whistleblowing process and pursue your chosen course of action.
    • Criminal tax defense:

        Our firm has a strong background in white collar criminal defense. If you have been charged with, or are under investigation for tax evasion or any other tax-related offense in federal or state court, we will diligently protect your rights
    • State and local tax:

        We regularly advise clients on matters involving state and local income tax, sales and use tax, franchise tax, transfer tax and property tax. A little tax advice can go a long way.
    • Exempt organizations:

        We help nonprofit and other tax-exempt organizations secure tax-exempt status and structure their activities so as to maintain that status.
    • International tax defense:

        The IRS has been monitoring and will continue to monitor accounts held by U.S. citizens, corporations, business, or other entities overseas. The same is true for foreign nationals who live in the U.S. and still maintain assets abroad. At JDKatz, we continuously strive to defend businesses and individuals who owe tax on income in the U.S. or in foreign bank accounts. Contact our certified tax lawyers for help with litigation and OVDP actions.

Sales tax compliance has become an increasingly important focus for U.S. businesses. Effective tax risk management and sales tax audit preparation important aspects of good corporate governance and sound financial operations. As your Bethesda tax attorneys, we can help.