Published Articles

The attorneys at Segal, Cohen & Landis have written articles and legal briefs on a wide range of topics pertaining to tax controversy which have been published in reputable outlets such as Thompson Reuters, Haute Lawyer along with local and national news platforms. They have also served as legal authority in several court cases. Some of those articles are reproduced here for your reference.

Navigating Tax Debt Relief

Navigating Tax Debt Relief: Understanding Your Options and the Role of a Payroll Tax Attorney


Financial difficulties and unanticipated setbacks can lead individuals and businesses to accumulate tax debt, which might sometimes seem overwhelming. However, addressing your tax debt problems promptly and effectively can protect your financial well-being and prevent additional penalties or interest. Tax debt relief options are available, designed to help taxpayers work with the IRS to manage […]
IRS Tax Audit

IRS Audit Defense Strategies: Navigating the Audit Process with a Payroll Tax Attorney


Receiving an IRS audit notice can be an intimidating and overwhelming experience, leading to anxiety and apprehension for taxpayers. However, understanding the audit process and having a clear strategy for defending your tax position can greatly increase your chances of a favorable outcome. The guidance of a payroll tax attorney in navigating the audit process […]
Tax Liens

Unraveling the Mystery of IRS Tax Liens: Prevention, Resolution, and Payroll Tax Attorney Expertise


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is legally empowered to claim a tax lien against a taxpayer's property when taxes remain unpaid, potentially wreaking havoc on a taxpayer's financial well-being and credit score. A tax lien is a public notice that informs creditors of the government's claim to a taxpayer's property. It can affect the taxpayer's […]
IRS Tax Fraud Are You at Risk

IRS Tax Fraud: Are You at Risk?


A variety of actions ranging from simply failing to file your tax return to being involved in a complex offshore tax evasion scheme might warrant the imposition of civil penalties or expose you to criminal liability for tax fraud.  This may be alarming news to some taxpayers.  Yet, of the 200+ million taxpayers in the […]
IRS Currently Not Collectible Status

IRS Currently Not Collectible Status


If you can establish that you have insufficient income with which to pay a federal tax bill such that paying any tax due would cause a significant financial hardship, the IRS may forgo collection efforts for a period of time, in effect deferring your obligation to pay your taxes.   While this may sound appealing, only […]
The IRS Alter Ego Theory of Liability

The IRS Alter Ego Theory of Liability


When a taxpayer has an outstanding tax liability, the IRS has authority, subject to due process considerations, to seize the taxpayer’s personal assets such as bank accounts, wages, and property to satisfy the tax debt.  Under an alter ego theory of liability, the IRS will also have authority to seize assets of a third-party entity […]

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