Tax Controversy and Dispute Resolution Services

Federal and state tax disputes and investigations are on the rise. Aprio has a proven track record of delivering extraordinary results across all jurisdictions.

Leverage the experience of a dedicated federal and state tax dispute resolution team backed by Aprio’s national network of tax professionals and get back to work with confidence.

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Patrick Deane

Patrick Deane

Special Operations, Tax Director

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Aprio’s Tax Controversy team is passionate about delivering results

Since Aprio’s founding in 1952, our CPAs and attorneys have worked side by side to help our clients achieve profitable business growth and manage risk. Aprio’s dedicated Tax Controversy practice continues this legacy, providing clients with comprehensive dispute resolution services. Aprio’s extensive federal, state and local tax dispute experience and deep understanding of tax authority practice and procedure helps our clients achieve positive outcomes.

Tax controversies are on the rise - Aprio stands ready

Inquiries and audits from both federal and state jurisdictions are on the rise, and the disruption these investigations create are impacting businesses of all sizes. If you are facing a tax controversy, Aprio can reduce the burden placed on your internal resources so you can focus on running your business. We do the heavy lifting to prove compliance, reduce assessments, abate penalties and negotiate equitable payment strategies.

How Aprio helps reduce IRS audit representation fees

Representing clients in hundreds of audits has given Aprio advisors a keen understanding of what IRS agents need to do their jobs. We organize our strategy to anticipate and align with the way tax agents will investigate and focus on our clients’ businesses. This establishes trust with our tax authorities, focuses the scope of their analysis and saves our clients precious time. This approach continues to advance Aprio’s reputation within the IRS agent community, enabling our clients to reap the benefits.

Aprio’s multidisciplinary approach to tax controversy and dispute resolution

When tax controversies arise, businesses typically seek the guidance of a CPA or a tax controversy attorney. Aprio’s Tax Controversy team is comprised of accountants and attorneys to provide clients with the best of both worlds. Our structure helps reduce IRS audit representation fees by providing the flexibility to collaborate with individuals, businesses and their attorneys to resolve disputes.

Comprehensive Tax Controversy Services

Audit Representation

  • Entity Tax Controversies, Corporate, BBA and Non-BBA Partnership, Individual
  • Research & Development Credit
  • ERC Audits
  • Employment Classification Audits
  • High-Net-Worth Individuals
  • National Research Project
  • Appeals, Protests and Representation
  • State Residency Verification
  • Sales and Use Tax Audits
  • Audit Risk Analysis and Mitigation

Dispute & Claim Resolution

  • Tax Notice Responses
  • Tax Penalty Abatement
  • Entity Classification Issues and Elections
  • Transcript Requests and Reviews
  • Payment Transfers and Check Tracing
  • State Tax Credit Adjustment Resolution
  • Identity Theft and Return Verification

Collection Matters

  • Federal and State Installment Agreements
  • Federal and State Offers in Compromise
  • Injured and Innocent Spouse Relief
  • Back Tax Debt
  • Refund Offset Assistance
  • Lien/Levy Assistance

Getting audited? Get Aprio

Contact Aprio’s Tax Controversy and Dispute Resolution Team now.

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