When it comes to taxes, taxpayers can either do it on their own or choose to hire an accountant to ensure that their taxes are filed properly. Getting an accountant minimizes problems that may be encountered when dealing with taxes. However, there are times when the services of a tax attorney is necessary, especially regarding more complicated matters that require a deeper knowledge and understanding of the applicable laws. But some balk at the thought of hiring a lawyer because of not knowing where to begin. This section provides helpful information related to getting the services of a tax attorney, what to do before meeting with them, and more.
Learn About Using a Tax Attorney
- Who to Call for Tax Questions: Tax Attorney or Accountant? : A summary of comparison on the differences and similarities between what an attorney and accountant can do for you in relation to your taxes and other questions related to the matter.
- Hiring a Tax Attorney : This article is an overview of how much a tax attorney could help you, and a guide in finding the right lawyer for you—how you could evaluate, hire and work with your tax attorney.
- Interviewing a Lawyer : This is a guide on what you should do, what you need to ask and know from a lawyer before hiring them, to know that they are the right one for the job.
- Tax Dispute: Attorney Intake Form : This is a sample form that you can use prior to a consultation with your attorney. With the help of this form, you can be ready with the important information you will need when discussing with your attorney about challenging the IRS or filing tax dispute.
- Types of Legal Fees : This is an overview on the various types of fees and arrangements that lawyers mostly use. Know about hourly or flat rates, retainer fees, contingency fees, consultations fees, and others.