Practice Areas

LaDonna KienitzThe Offices of LaDonna T. Kienitz is a tax dispute practice, providing sound legal advice and representation for individuals, families and businesses facing all types of tax disputes. With a good tax attorney on your side, you’re more likely to have favorable results when dealing with these types of situations. We will take the time to understand your problem and work quickly to alleviate immediate concerns such as liens, levies and garnishments. Multiple solutions may be available in your tax dispute, but it’s unlikely they will have equal impact. Our experienced tax attorneys are qualified to advise you on the best solution for your particular situation.

And remember, you don’t have to speak directly to IRS agents. We will negotiate with the IRS, State of California Franchise Tax Board, and California State Board of Equalization on your behalf and represent you in the United States Tax Court to find a permanent solution to your problem.

Rest assured that throughout the entire process, we will remain compassionate, responsive and proactive about helping you get your life back on track.

We can help you with:

  • Representation of your case in the United States Tax Court
  • Representation in Audits & Exams
  • Collection Defense
  • Representation in Due Process Hearings
  • Release of Liens, Levies and Wage Garnishments
  • Negotiation with Tax Agents
  • Preparations of Offers in Compromise
  • Preparation of Innocent Spouse Petitions
  • / Release of Liens, Levies and Wage Garnishments/ Negotiation with Tax Agents/ Preparations of Offers in Compromise/ Preparation of Innocent Spouse Petitions / Representation before the United States Tax Court/ Representation in Audits & Exams/ Collection Defense/ Representation in Due Process Hearing

Services relating to the IRS

  • Representation for client for IRS Exams and Audits
  • Releasing of levies, wages garnishments, and liens.
  • Preparation of Appeal documents and representation at Appeal Hearings.
  • Preparation of petitions to the United States Tax Court
  • Negotiations with IRS to establish reasonable Installment Agreements.
  • Preparation of Offers in Compromise to minimize tax liabilities
  • Preparation and representation of Innocent Spouse Petitions
  • Requests for Audit Reconsiderations
  • Resolving Identity Theft Issues
  • Resolving Miscellaneous disputes regarding tax liabilities

Services Relating to the FTB

  • All services listed above for the IRS, with the exception of Audit Reconsiderations (not an FTB process)
  • Preparation of Protests of Assessments

Services Relating to the BOE

  • Representation for Audits &, Exams relating to California Sales Tax
  • Preparation of Protest and Representation for Assessments
  • Preparation of Offers in Compromise to minimize tax liabilities
  • Representation for Appeal before the Board of Equalization.

Services Relating to the EDD

  • Representation for Audits and Exams relating to California withholding taxes
  • Preparation of Protests of Assessment
  • Preparation of Offers in Compromise to minimize tax liabilities