Tax Planning And Business Law

Knowledgeable Tax Services And Representation

Taxes affect nearly every aspect of our daily lives. An experienced tax lawyer can help you comply with the law and minimize the taxes you must pay.

At Melanson Law, our tax attorney, Ben F. Melanson, has extensive experience in all aspects of tax law. He provides a comprehensive range of tax services, including tax return preparation, tax planning advice and tax dispute representation. Whether you are a business owner or an individual taxpayer, my law firm can assist you.

Melanson Law provides advice, services and representation in matters involving:

  • Tax return preparation and filing
  • Tax planning
  • Estate tax minimization
  • Resolution of tax disputes and problems
    • Unfiled tax returns
    • Unpaid unemployment, payroll and sales taxes
    • Offers in compromise
    • Penalty abatement
    • Negotiation of installment agreements
    • Levies, liens and garnishments
    • Innocent spouse relief
    • Complex tax litigation
  • IRS and Louisiana tax audits

Tax Planning Advice For Businesses And Individuals

Attorney Melason has worked in the tax field since 1972, first as a Certified Public Accountant and then as a tax attorney. Much of his work involves the provision of tax planning advice and services to business owners, professionals and high-income individuals in the Baton Rouge area.

He is knowledgeable about the many strategies that can minimize tax burdens. When recommending such strategies, he takes full advantage of the laws’ provisions to reduce our clients’ taxes as much as possible while enabling them to avoid problems with the IRS and Louisiana tax authorities.

In addition, he has a comprehensive understanding of tax laws as they affect individuals with ownership interests in oil, gas and timber properties. Our law firm will work diligently to minimize your tax burden.

Louisiana Tax Court Attorney

Our law firm represents clients in disputes with the IRS and Louisiana Department of Revenue. In most cases, we favor an aggressive, litigational approach to tax problems because we have found that it usually provides the best results. That said, attorney Melanson is a skilled negotiator who knows how to reach acceptable settlements with federal and state tax authorities. In your case, he will work hard to resolve your problems in the best manner possible.

Contact Our Seasoned State And Federal Tax Attorney

To discuss your situation with an experienced state and federal tax lawyer, contact Melanson Law by completing our online form or by calling us at 225-754-9847. Our office is located in the Beauregard Town historic district of Baton Rouge.