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Tax Avoidance Defense Lawyer NJ 

Skilled Tax Avoidance Defense Lawyer NJ Helping Clients In Camden County, Burlington County, Gloucester County, and Throughout South Jersey Protect What is Rightfully Theirs 

Taxes are not something taxpayers look forward to dealing with. Tax issues can be complex. The US government expects taxpayers to comply with tax laws and pay their taxes voluntarily. However, failure to do so can result in a criminal tax charge. This doesn’t mean that you ought to pay more than what is fair. If you feel that your tax burden is more than it ought to be, you can resort to legal tax avoidance strategies to help ease that tax burden. An experienced and knowledgeable tax avoidance defense lawyer NJ can help. 

It is perfectly legal to avoid taxes. The team at the Law Offices of Michele Finizio is experienced and knowledgeable in tax avoidance strategies. We have helped many individuals and corporations by providing guidance for legal ways that they can minimize their tax liabilities and maximize their earnings. We also provide legal services for individuals and corporations that are facing criminal or civil investigations for tax crimes. We’ll work to achieve the best outcome in your case. 

Contact our law firm today to schedule a consultation with our team. We’ll review your case and provide you with the best strategy to protect your legal rights. 

Tax Evasion or Tax Avoidance 

They may sound similar but they are quite different. While tax avoidance is perfectly legal, tax evasion is a criminal act punishable by law. If you are convicted of tax evasion, you could end up facing hefty fines and possibly spend a significant amount of time behind bars. Tax evasion involves resorting to illegal means to conceal income or other information from the IRS in order to avoid paying taxes on your income. Tax avoidance on the other hand involves using legal methods to reduce the tax owed or the taxable income. 

Some common examples of legal ways to avoid tax include: 

  • Minimizing taxable income, for example, you could deposit more money in your 401(k) or other retirement plans 
  • Maximizing tax credits and deductions by taking advantage of every available tax deduction that you qualify for and claiming every tax credit that is available to you 
  • Controlling the timing of income as well as deductions 

Tax evasion on the other hand involves using illegal methods to avoid paying taxes. These include: 

  • Underreporting or omitting income 
  • Claiming false deductions or overstating deductions on your returns 
  • Keeping two sets of books 
  • Hiring assets 
  • Claiming personal expenses 
  • Using cash to make payments 

If you’re looking for ways to reduce your tax burden legally, contact the Law Offices of Michele Finizio to consult with an experienced tax avoidance defense lawyer NJ. Our team will help you identify opportunities for reducing your taxes without violating tax laws. We will help you maximize your income and assets. We can also provide you with the best defense if you are facing charges of tax evasion or other tax crimes. We will fight to get the best possible outcome in your case. 

Reach Out To The Law Offices of Michele Finizio for Consultation with an Experienced Tax Avoidance Defense Lawyer NJ

The government of the US requires all taxpayers to pay appropriate taxes. However, this does not mean that you should pay more than what you owe in taxes. If you feel that you are paying more than you owe in taxes or are concerned that you are paying too much, there are several legal ways that you can protect your income. Contact the Law Offices of Michele Finizio to consult with an experienced and knowledgeable tax avoidance defense lawyer NJ. Our team is experienced and highly skilled in tax law. We will guide you on what you ought to pay as taxes and legal ways to protect your estate. 

If you are under investigation for using illegal ways to avoid taxes, we can help too. Our team will review your case and determine the best strategy to protect your rights and freedom. Contact us now to schedule a free consultation. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Tax Avoidance in NJ

How do I know if the IRS is investigating me for tax evasion?

There is a fine line between tax evasion and tax avoidance. Many people resort to tax evasion strategies thinking that they are legally avoiding taxes. However, the IRS soon catches up with these people. The IRS is not obligated to inform you when they begin to investigate you for tax evasion. However, there are some clues that you can get to know that you are under investigation. One of the biggest clues is being subjected to an audit by an IRS agent. Another is your associates and acquaintances being contacted for questioning by the IRS.

If you are concerned about being under investigation by the IRS for criminal activity, you should contact an experienced tax avoidance defense lawyer NJ as soon as possible. The team at the Law Offices of Michele Finizio will assess your case and determine the best approach to take. We will help you find out if you are truly under investigation by the IRS and what for. We will also help to build a defense for you early in order to protect your freedom.

What can I do to avoid prosecution?

It is not uncommon for taxpayers that thought they were engaging in tax avoidance to make mistakes that end up being flagged as tax evasion. However, not everyone being audited or investigated for evasion ends up being prosecuted. One way of showing the IRS that you did not intentionally engage in tax fraud is by being cooperative.

Consult with an experienced tax avoidance defense lawyer NJ to determine the best strategy for your defense. Do not attempt to destroy evidence or falsify documents. You should instead submit your documents to your attorney and cooperate with the investigation. Your attorney can explain the bookkeeping errors and help to achieve a favorable outcome on your behalf.

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We owe a debt of gratitude for her service. I was shocked at how much she was able to do for my son. She is a solid lawyer who is honest and works to insure the best possible outcome for her client is achieved.”
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