Modesto Business Taxes Lawyer
Experienced Representation in Business Tax Disputes
The Thomas Hogan Law Office handles a wide range of tax disputes for businesses in Modesto and the surrounding communities. A Certified Public Accountant with an MBA, Mr. Hogan brings over 25 years of practice experience to his self-employed, independent contractor and employer clients. He has extensive training in accounting and has operated businesses of his own. He aggressively protects the rights of clients in business tax disputes. Contact the Thomas Hogan Law Office to schedule a free fifteen-minute consultation.
Employment Tax Challenges
Attorney Hogan represents businesses that are involved in disputes regarding payment of Employment Development Department (EDD) taxes, which are used to compensate California residents during periods of unemployment.
Determinations of Employment Status
Mr. Hogan will protect your interests if a tax authority has challenged the status of workers you have claimed as independent contractors. He will review your contract and the facts and circumstances of your case in light of IRS regulations and judicial opinions interpreting those regulations. He will help you understand the strengths and weaknesses of the government’s case, so that you can make an informed decision regarding whether or not to fight a reclassification.
Mr. Hogan will also help you avoid potential problems by reviewing or drafting any contracts governing relationships with workers, helping ensure that they comply with IRS regulations.
Employee Leasing Controversies
If you are like many companies in California, you may lease employees as a tax avoidance strategy. If a taxing authority has alleged co-employment or challenged your classification of workers as leased employees, the Thomas Hogan Law Office will aggressively protect your interests.
Sales Tax Disputes
Mr. Hogan represents businesses in proceedings with state sales tax authorities, where there have been allegations of underreporting of sales or underpayment of sales tax.
Other Business Tax Matters
Attorney Hogan handles many other business tax matters, including business income tax disputes involving allegations of overstating expenses or understating business income.
For an experienced business tax attorney in Stockton and the surrounding communities, contact the Thomas Hogan Law Office to schedule a free fifteen-minute consultation. Mr. Hogan’s office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am until 5:30 pm. Evening and weekend appointments are available upon request. The firm accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
Se habla espanol. Spanish language services are available.