Tax Litigation

Calfee’s Tax Litigation practice provides representation for companies involved in United States Tax Court proceedings, tax refund litigation, audits and federal administrative proceedings. Our litigation attorneys have extensive defense counsel experience in IRS criminal investigation proceedings. We work with clients in all aspects of state tax administrative proceedings and litigation, as well as real property tax valuation, and tax exemption litigation.

  • Tax refund litigation
  • S. Tax Court proceedings
  • Audits and federal administrative practice
  • IRS Criminal Investigation Division proceedings
  • State tax administrative proceedings and litigation
  • Real property tax valuation litigation
  • Real property tax exemption litigation

 Representative Projects

  • Represented clients in federal corporate and personal income tax litigation cases in U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Handled litigation relating to the marital deduction for federal estate taxes in U.S. District Court and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Represented clients concerning numerous audits involving federal corporate and personal income taxes
  • Represented clients regarding investigations by the IRS Criminal Investigation Division
  • Litigated state franchise tax, real property tax and sales and use tax issues before the Board of Tax Appeals
  • Represented clients concerning the Ohio franchise tax in the Ohio Supreme Court
  • Represented a Fortune 500 client in Tax Court litigation involving a proposed assessment of $13 million, which raised complex issues of federal corporate income tax law
  • Represented clients before various county Boards of Revision
  • Represented clients who are seeking tax exemptions before the Department of Tax Equalization.