Hiring a tax attorney is something that proves to be particularly useful in certain situations, but how do you know if you need one or not? When tax season rolls around, it can be easy to push the task aside and save it for another day. Procrastination can lead to even more feelings of stress and anxiety when the time comes to finally get around to dealing with your taxes, and the last thing you want is a bunch of confusing laws and documents to thumb through at the last minute. Hiring a tax attorney is essential for individuals and small businesses to better understand their taxes and to have it all handled in a timely and efficient manner. Read on to learn more about whether or not you need a tax attorney.
Starting a Business
If you are just starting a business, there are likely a number of different legal and tax-related issues that will arise that require professional guidance. From handling all that new paperwork to setting up bank accounts and applying for an EIN, you have a bunch of things on your plate; the last thing you want to be worrying about is how to handle your taxes. Hiring a tax attorney will give you peace of mind that the process will go smoothly and you won’t miss a thing.
If you are dealing with any form of tax dispute, whether you are suing the IRS or any other form of litigation at the state or federal level, hiring a tax attorney is essential. In order to be represented fairly in court, you will need someone on your side with extensive knowledge of taxes and the laws associated with them. Hiring a tax attorney will allow you to rest easy knowing that someone with experience is on your side.
When it comes to estate planning, there is often more tax planning involved than you may have initially realized. Whether you’re transferring assets or setting up trusts, a tax attorney is there for you every step of the way. Your attorney will aid you in minimizing taxes and answering any questions you may have throughout the process.
Behind on Taxes
If you’re behind on your taxes, a tax attorney can help pull you from your mess and, working alongside your accountant, can help you face the IRS stress-free. Dealing with years of unpaid taxes or unprocessed returns will be a breeze with an attorney by your side.
Deciding whether or not to hire a tax attorney depends on your situation, but we believe that having someone on your side with the experience and knowledge unnecessary to handle everything for you is worth more than anything money can buy. The peace of mind you will receive when you put your taxes into the hands of a professional is more than worth it, and at Mestayer Law Firm, we are proud to represent you. Give us a call today at (228) 762-1193.
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