Rinsky Law

Tax Audits, Administrative Appeals, Tax Litigation, Tax Collections, and Tax Planning

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About Rinsky Law

Rinsky Law is a law firm focused on tax controversy, tax disputes and litigation before federal and California tax authorities, and tax planning.

Its founder, LAUREN A. RINSKY, is a tax controversy and litigation attorney with over 12 years of experience representing individuals and businesses having tax disputes with federal and California tax agencies, such as the: 

  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

  • Department of Justice Tax Division

  • California Franchise Tax Board (FTB)

  • California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA)

  • State Board of Equalization (BOE)

  • Employment Development Department (EDD)

Lauren is passionate about defending taxpayer rights and resolving tax disputes. She has litigated an array of tax cases on behalf of corporate and individual clients in the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court, including seven published federal tax cases. Her tax dispute experience also includes helping taxpayers with federal and state tax audits and appeals, sales tax problems, worker classification issues, income tax problems, tax debt relief, installment agreements, offers in compromise, levies, delinquent tax returns, employment tax problems, payroll tax problems, and abatement of tax penalties.

Prior to starting Rinsky Law, Lauren spearheaded the tax controversy practices at prominent law firms in the San Francisco Bay Area and Southern California.  She is admitted to practice law in California; the District of Columbia; the U.S. Tax Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Court of Federal Claims; and the U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of California. 

 

Lauren is a member of the State Bar of California, Section of Taxation; the District of Columbia Bar; CalCPA, and the Palo Alto Area Bar Association. She holds an LL.M. in taxation and a J.D., both from the University of San Diego School of Law, and a B.A. in political science from U.C. Santa Barbara.

 

Practice Areas

Tax Audits
Administrative Appeals 
Tax Litigation
Tax Collections
Refund Claims

Tax Planning

 

Tax Audits and Administrative Appeals

Tax Audits and Administrative Appeals involving the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and California tax agencies, such as the Franchise Tax Board (FTB), the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA), and the California Employment Development Department (EDD).

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Tax Litigation

Litigation of tax disputes in U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Courts, U.S. Courts of Appeals, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Supreme Court, and California Courts.

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Tax Collections

Tax Debt Relief, Installment Agreements, Offers in Compromise, Tax Liens and Levies, Collection Due Process Hearings, Delinquent Tax Returns, Innocent Spouse Relief, Penalty Abatement, including Section 6672 Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Cases.

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Refund Claims

Tax Overpayments and Refund Claims.

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Contact Us

3505 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Lauren A. Rinsky, Esq.        

(650) 336-5804

 

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter, or as the basis for the creation of an attorney-client relationship. This website only provides general information and does not constitute legal advice. The facts of each situation are unique and you should not act or refrain from acting in any manner based on any information contained or referenced in this website without first obtaining advice of a qualified attorney.

 

Rinsky Law

(650) 336-5804

3505 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306

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