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Tax Controversy Services

Plante Moran

Stay informed on tax rates and policy changes.

Stay informed on tax rates and policy changes.

Stay informed on tax rates and policy changes.

We help you to optimize your tax position by understanding your unique situation.

For taxpayers dealing with tax controversy issues, clarity is critical. A clear understanding of what’s at stake is important but so is knowing how to navigate the complexities of audit and appeal processes in order to obtain the ideal resolution.

Our experienced team will help you respond to all tax return issues that are questioned or audited by federal, state, or local tax authorities in a manner designed to obtain the best resolution. We can provide you with advice and serve as your advocate in tax controversy areas, including:

  • Responding to written notices sent by the IRS, state, and local tax authorities
  • Representation in tax audits, whether in person or through correspondence
  • IRS, state, and local appeals
  • Penalty abatement requests
  • Providing assistance in obtaining installment plans and advising in other collection issues
  • Offers in compromise
  • Private letter rulings

Tax Controversy Services Thought Leadership

  • Navigating tax reform: Critical insights for manufacturers
    Tax reform will reveal challenges and opportunities for manufacturers. Effectively navigating the changes will require implementation strategies, planning approaches, and an action plan to optimize your tax position. Join our tax reform webinar to gain these critical insights.
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    Webinar January 25, 2018 60 minute watch
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  • Tax reform and your 2017 taxes: What should manufacturers know?

    Tax reform will affect all manufacturers, and the window of opportunity for many planning ideas is short. Assess the impact of tax reform on your business's tax positions immediately.

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    Article January 23, 2018 6 min read
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  • Manufacturers and tax reform: Planning for 2018 and beyond
    Tax reform under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will change how manufacturers conduct tax planning for the 2018 tax year and beyond. Addressing these six key areas can help optimize your tax position going forward.
    Kurt Piwko Matthew Denman
    Article January 23, 2018 5 min read
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  • Tax Reform: What you need to know today

    Will you and your business be affected by the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act? In a word, yes. Here’s what you need to know right now in order to prepare for the changes.

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    Webinar January 11, 2018 60 min watch
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We can be the advocate in your corner.

Tax dispute resolution can take many forms, and our team of representatives consist of individuals licensed as CPAs and attorneys, as well as individuals who have experience as IRS and state revenue employees. Our team has extensive experience representing and supporting clients in virtually all areas of tax controversy. Effective resolution of tax controversy requires an advocate in your corner, well-versed in the complexities of tax law and the practicalities of business operations.

We understand the challenges taxpayers face when trying to resolve tax disputes with tax authorities. We’ll bring our expertise and remain in your corner every step of the way. 

How can we help your business?

Contact us or submit an RFP