Fort Worth, Texas Tax Litigation Attorneys

Brown, PC

Brown, PC
500 Main Street
Suite 400

Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Phone(817) 870-0025 or(888) 870-0025
Fax (817) 870-0515

Website www.browntax.com
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Law Firm Overview

Brown, PC is an international tax firm with main offices in Fort Worth, Texas which has served clients throughout the United States and the rest of the world.
Attorney Lawrence Brown, a former Department of Justice Tax Division employee, has represented both individual clients and businesses in matters of unpaid taxes, appeals, audits and particularly in high-stakes and high-value cases. Wealthy clients and businesses make up a large part of Attorney Brown's clientele.

Attorney Brown is particularly knowledgeable in tax issues which affect large health care, technology and energy companies. When clients are facing serious tax disputes with large sums of money involved, Lawrence Brown combines his expertise in U.S. Tax Code and precedents with innovative and effective strategies whether negotiating or litigating. Attorney Brown understands the value of looking at matters from the perspective of the IRS or the agency in question and applying that insight to each client's case.

Year this Office was Established: 1992

Languages: English

Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Business and Employment Tax; Employment Tax Disputes; IRS Civil Tax Audit; IRS Collection: Liens, Levies & Seizures; IRS Criminal Tax Investigations; IRS Technical Advice Requests; Officer And Executive Compensation; Partnership Tax / TEFRA; Private Letter Ruling Requests; Reimbursed Expenses; Tax Penalty Relief; Tip Compliance; Trends in IRS Investigations; Trust Fund Recovery Penalties; Valuation Disputes; California State and Local Taxes ;Board of Equalization; Consequences of Nonpayment; Corporation and Business Issues; Delinquent Tax Collection; Employment Development Department; Franchise Tax Board; Independent Contractor Agreements; Innocent Spouse & Registered Domestic Partner Relief; Offers in Compromise; Payroll Tax Audit.


Areas of Law Description

- Tax Litigation

Tax litigation is a fight. A single loss may create unfavorable precedent that costs the U.S. Treasury millions in tax revenue. The government has a lot on the line, and so do our clients. We assemble a team with the capabilities to match or exceed the governments. Depending on the complexity of the case, Brown, PC may pull in former IRS agents, forensic accounts, financial investigators, CPAs and industry experts.

- IRS Audits and Appeals

If you have been targeted for an audit, contact a qualified tax problem attorney before making any contact with the IRS. Lawrence Brown is extensively experienced in the IRS audit process, and can challenge a Revenue Agentís assertions of under reported income or questionable deductions.

- Tax Crimes

Brown, PC has represented individuals, business owners and corporations in Texas and throughout the United States accused of any form of IRS tax fraud: tax evasion, tax fraud (filing false returns), failure to file a tax return, failure to collect employment taxes, failure to pay over collected taxes to the IRS, money laundering, submitting false documents, false statements to investigators, perjury under oath, obstruction of justice and conspiracy or aiding and abetting tax violations.



Lawyers

Lawrence Brown Mr. Lawrence Brown
Attorney
Criminal Law, Litigation, Tax

  

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation

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Brown, PC News and Publications

Articles Published by Brown, PC

 Willfulness and the Civil FBAR Penalty

In 2008, when it was revealed that wealthy individuals around the world were utilizing accounts and trusts in Liechtenstein to evade taxes, the United States initiated a coordinated effort with foreign governments to combat tax evasion through the use of offshore trusts and accounts. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has since launched criminal investigations of several foreign banks, many of which are ongoing.

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 IRS Changing Terms for Offshore Account Holders

U.S. taxpayers hiding assets abroad should take note of the Internal Revenue Serviceís plan to sharply increase penalties for such acts, while those who unintentionally fail to disclose offshore accounts will experience much more leniency.

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 U.S. District Court Upholds Multiple Willful FBAR Penalties Against Taxpayer

In a case that has raised eyebrows in the tax community, a jury in the Southern District of Florida has sustained the IRSís assessment of multiple willful FBAR penalties against an American business man and bank director.

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 U.S. to Ease Initial Enforcement of FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act)

With FATCA set to take effect on July 1, financial institutions around the world have been lobbying to delay implementation of the law, citing concerns about costs and potential disruptions to global markets.

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 The Shifting Landscape of the OVDP Opt-Out

Since the IRS announced the 2009 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) over five years ago, our firm has been assisting taxpayers submit accurate and complete disclosures in accordance with the program guidelines and procedures. The evolution of the OVDP through the 2011 and 2012 programs has brought a longer look-back period, steeper penalties, and more insight into IRS positions and procedures at different points in the program.

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