Tax Litigation & Appeals

Glaser Weil’s Tax Litigation and Appeals practice integrates the rich trial talents of the Firm’s experienced litigators with business acumen and common sense. We never lose sight of our clients’ best interests and goals. Clients turn to Glaser Weil to handle their critical tax litigation and appeals matters where the stakes are high, the challenges formidable and the issues intricate and complex.

The Firm’s litigation and appeals track record in tax is fueled by the unique combination of resolve, skill — and an unbridled commitment to the resolution of our client’s most difficult matters. As a result, the Firm’s tax litigation team has represented a diverse range of individual, corporate and institutional clients confronting assorted tax issues throughout California and North America.

The Firm’s seasoned tax litigators successfully represent clients in audits by the IRS and various state taxing agencies. When necessary, we effectively litigate those cases in the appropriate federal, state and administrative courts. The Firm has extensive expertise in the litigation of state and local taxes, including taxes assessed against commercial and industrial developments and properties, such as resorts, golf courses, sanitary landfills, refineries and shopping centers. Glaser Weil also resolves disputes involving insurance premium taxes, gaming taxes, sales and use taxes, as well as the application of various municipal business license and franchise taxes.

Whether handling an entire tax controversy or a discrete element, the tax litigation and appeals team has the experience and expertise to achieve optimal results for clients using all available administrative procedures and in the most efficient manner. In litigation, the Firm's familiarity with the substantive, procedural and evidentiary rules allows our lawyers to counsel clients with a coherent and consistent strategy to obtain a desired resolution when trial is unavoidable.