Larry Jones
Tax Attorney
Experience You Can Trust


Townsend & Jones, LLP

Dallas Tax Lawyer | Solving IRS Problems

Our Tax Attorney Areas of Practice for Dallas, TX

TAX AND RELATED


Audits and Appeals
Townsend & Jones believes that a taxpayer should only litigate against the IRS after all other alternatives of resolving a tax dispute have been exhausted. In audits conducted by the IRS, Townsend & Jones represents clients and works with their accountants in resolving an IRS audit in the manner most favorable to the taxpayer. Townsend & Jones strives to resolve the matter at the audit level and preparing to proceed to the Appeals Office or to litigation, if the audit is not resolved in a favorable manner to the taxpayer. Townsend & Jones believes that the Appeals Office generally offers a favorable forum to resolve disputes short of litigation.

Tax Litigation
Townsend & Jones frequently represents taxpayers in a broad range of tax issues in the United States Tax Court, United States District Courts, United States Bankruptcy Courts, United States Court of Federal Claims, and United States Courts of Appeals (principally the Fifth Circuit which includes Texas).

Criminal Tax
Townsend & Jones represents individuals and corporations who are targets of criminal tax and other types of financial investigations by the IRS and by components of the United States Department of Justice, including the Tax Division and local United States Attorneys Offices. Townsend & Jones represents clients in administrative and grand jury investigations and trials in the United States District Courts, as well as in IRS civil audits which have the potential to be referred to the Criminal Investigation Division. A significant part of the criminal tax practice involves negotiating with the Department of Justice regarding whether criminal charges will be pursued, which charges will be pursued and, if appropriate for the client, negotiating the best possible plea agreement. 

Tax Collection

Townsend & Jones regularly deals with IRS collection personnel, and uses its attorneys' extensive experience in helping clients deal with IRS collection matters, including liens and levies. Depending upon the needs of the clients, Townsend & Jones negotiates installment agreements and offers in compromise and, where appropriate, advises as to the dischargeability of taxes in bankruptcy.

Corporate and Business Law

Incident to the tax controversy practice, Townsend & Jones advises and assists corporations and individual businesses by furnishing general legal services necessary to the proper conduct of their business operations, and represents clients in the purchase and sale of businesses.
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