Jeff specializes in taxation, with an emphasis on tax controversy with the IRS, California Franchise Tax Board, California Employment Development Department, and other state and local taxing authorities. Representation of non-profit entities and charitable gift planning.
Successfully represented numerous clients in disputes with the IRS and California Employment Development Department concerning the classification of workers as employees versus independent contractors.
Successfully represented a well-known motion picture director in a dispute with the IRS and California Franchise Tax Board.
Assisted in the IRS examination of a well-known international company in the entertainment and toy manufacturing business.
As an attorney for the IRS, served as lead counsel on numerous examinations and Tax Court cases against well-known business people, entertainers, and athletes.