Schiff Hardin attorneys have handled all manner of contested tax matters, including litigation in the United States Tax Court, the Court of Federal Claims and U.S. district courts, state courts and administrative tribunals.
Such matters include:
- IRS deficiencies resulting from complex business transactions and tax accounting matters
- Estate and gift tax matters involving family partnerships and family LLCs, other substantive transfer tax issues and valuation issues
- Disputes involving tax shelters and hybrid accounting issues
- Contested penalties
- State tax disputes involving structured products
We regularly advise accountants and local counsel who do not have tax controversy experience concerning tax litigation strategies in connection with tax disputes involving their clients.
Along with members of our White Collar Crime and Corporate Compliance Group, we have represented taxpayers in connection with tax fraud investigations and have defended tax fraud criminal charges.