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.

California Gold (Part 1) If You Are Well To Do, California Wants Your Money, by Samuel Landis

California Gold – (Part 2) – Samuel Landis


If You Are Well-To-Do, California Wants Your Money The State of California seeks to classify individuals as residents of California in order to subject them to California’s income tax.  Two tests are applied to determine if an individual is a resident.  The first test (The Identifiable Purpose Test) was discussed in Part 1 of this […]
Tax Levy 2

Tax Levy Featured Article


Managing through an IRS tax levy So what is an IRS tax levy? A tax levy is method the IRS uses to satisfy a debt of tax through the legal seizure of your property. A tax levy is different from a tax lien. A lien is different in that it is used as security rather […]
Tax Lien

Tax Lien Featured Article


An IRS tax lien; is it something to be feared or ignored? For millions of American taxpayers every year an “IRS tax lien” is a familiar tax collection method. That’s because the federal government often uses an IRS tax lien against a taxpayer’s property when the government is trying to collect past due taxes. An […]
Offer in Compromise

Offer in Compromise Featured Article


Introduction Sometimes, for a variety of reasons, taxpayers find themselves in a situation in which they are unable to pay for their tax obligations. This results in back taxes, which must be taken care of immediately to prevent any penalties. An Offer in Compromise is one way to get out of the hole that taxpayers find themselves […]
Back Taxes Due

Back Taxes Featured Article


Published ArticlesThe 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. […]
California Gold (Part 1) If You Are Well To Do, California Wants Your Money, by Samuel Landis

California Gold – (Part 1) – Samuel Landis


Samuel Landis has represented some of the largest tax cases in both the entertainment and music industry due to his exceptional quality of work and his commitment to maintaining the utmost level of discretion and privacy for his clients. Living in California will prove one thing to anyone who gives it a try: if it […]

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