The specialists at Harris, Caddell & Shanks, P.C., include attorneys who hold advanced degrees in tax law. This expertise is invaluable to clients. In addition to filing corporate and individual tax returns, the firm handles all types of tax controversies for businesses and individuals, including those involving federal and state income tax, IRS audits, real estate deferred exchanges, federal and state gift and estate taxation, payroll taxes, fiduciary income tax, sales and use tax, tax matters arising from divorce, officer liability for payroll and sales taxes and requests for innocent spouse treatment. Clients with tax controversies may be represented by the firm before the Internal Revenue Service, the Alabama Department of Revenue, the Tax Court, the Court of Claims, and all state and federal courts.
In addition to offering assistance and advice to clients to aid in their understanding of the broad scope of local, state and federal tax laws, the attorneys in this area of practice use their highly specialized skills to provide complex tax planning and a full range of tax legal services. The attorneys keep abreast of ever-changing tax laws to ensure clients are protected and do not pay more tax than is necessary.