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Tax Law
Tax planning is critical to your well-being

Overview of Tax Law

All aspects of your legal affairs need effective tax planning

Taxes, necessary but painful experience. There, we have said it.  Individuals, Trusts, and business should of course pay their fair share of tax; however, they should not be forced to overpay. A great tax plan can alleviate the worry of paying too much tax, while ensuring that the relevant taxing authorities are properly paid. The Burton Law Firm strives to help you safeguard you, your Trusts, and your businesses from undue revenue losses.

Each of us benefits from government spending when driving on good roads, breathing clean air, and enjoying the freedom to practice business in a safe environment; however, the economy cannot thrive without a strong market and ability of business, Trusts, and Individuals to have make their capital expenditures. The difficulty lies in paying the appropriate amount of taxes. It can be very confusing navigating through the state tax code, the Federal Tax code, and the interstate tax multiverse attempting to find the path to the level of taxation the government intends for your business. The Burton Law Firm is adept at determining the precise plan for yourself, your Trust, and your corporation or business to give you the peace of mind that comes with fulfilling your duty, along with the knowledge that you have paid appropriately.

We are experts in Tax Law

Tax is connected to almost every matter we face, and we are experts in the field. BLF’s ability to address your complex tax issues allows The Burton Law Firm to provide comprehensive representation on par with larger and more expensive firms, but with the added bonus of individualized charm and personal attention that typically come from a smaller firm. Almost every aspect of The Burton Law Firm’s practice touches on tax planning. It is at the heart of what they offer.

Tax planning for businesses

The Burton Law Firm’s business law section deals with and considers tax ramifications on every level and, when appropriate, we incorporate business tax planning into many of the issues we solve for your business. When creating a business tax plan, it is important to have experts that know how your choice of entity, how financing, how mergers and acquisitions, how the state of choice, as well as many several other variables that encompass your entire business model affect your plan. The Burton Law Firm’s thorough review and attention to detail keeps your planning consistent across your entire organization. This is much better than making plans that benefit one part of your business but may be a detriment to other parts of the whole.

One way or another, mistakes can occur, and the consequences can include action by the taxing authorities. When this happens, you need someone by your side to protect your rights. The Burton Law Firm often negotiates favorable outcomes with tax authorities like the IRS, Franchise Tax Board, Board of Equalization, or the Employment Development Department. They can also step in to assist with appeals before these and other agencies. When it becomes necessary, we are skilled and primed to litigate your tax issue in the courts; however, often are able to address and resolve your tax issues before that becomes necessary.

Tax planning for international business

International tax issues can be especially daunting for the average business owner. The Burton Law Firm knows how to deal with these issues. Failure to handle foreign investments properly can bring penalties including property seizures, significant tax penalties, and criminal charges. They can help you navigate these issues and avoid problems. There is much that can be accomplished after business operations have begun. However, the best use of their expertise is to involve us at the outset to avoid creating higher tariffs, loss of goods, or paying unnecessary taxes.

Tax planning for Trusts, Wills and Estates

With certified specialists in both Tax as well as Trusts, Wills and Estates, The Burton Law Firm offers unique and specialized tax planning for Trusts, Wills and Estates. In facts, a significant portion of our business is other professionals in the Trust and Estates business that use our expertise to assist them in preparing the most advantageous tax plan legally available.

Tax planning for high-net-worth individuals and ultra-high-net-worth individuals

The Burton Law Firm is experts in Tax! Through the strategic use of businesses, Trusts, and other legal offerings, they can assist high-net-worth individuals and ultra-high-net-worth individuals in saving hundreds of thousands of dollars, to  potentially millions in unnecessary tax.

Attorneys who specialize in Tax:
Partner, Litigation, Probate, Trusts & Estates
Head of Business & Tax Services