Civil and Criminal Tax Controversies
Mr. Feld has broad experience representing clients in civil and criminal tax controversies involving the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Justice, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the New York City Department of Finance. These cases frequently concern income taxes, employment taxes, estate and gift taxes, excise taxes and sales and use taxes.
Civil tax cases typically involve audits and investigations as well as litigation in court. On the federal level, tax litigation may occur in the United States Tax Court, United States District Courts or the United States Court of Federal Claims. In New York, tax cases are often litigated before the New York State Tax Tribunal and in the New York Supreme Court.
Mr. Feld’s practice includes:
- Failure to File Tax Returns and Pay Tax
- Voluntary Disclosure
- Unreported Foreign Bank Accounts
- Tax Amnesty
- Sensitive Audits
- Penalty Abatements
- Trust Fund Recovery Penalties
- Collection Activities (including installment payment agreements, offers in compromise, and release of liens and levies.)
Mr. Feld is widely regarded as a leading member of the bar in the representation of persons and companies under criminal investigation for tax fraud, both in federal cases and in New York State and New York City matters. He has the knowledge, experience, ability and judgment to handle the most complex criminal tax cases, including allegations of tax evasion, filing false tax returns, obstruction of investigations, conspiracy, and aiding and abetting. Mr. Feld possesses a proven record of excellence in representing clients before the I.R.S., the Department of Justice, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, the New York City Department of Finance various New York State District Attorneys’ offices, as well as in federal and New York State trial and appellate courts. The Law Office of Lawrence Feld is the firm you can rely upon to obtain the advice you need if you are accused of tax fraud.