Law Offices of John F. Lang - Judgment, Experience, Dedication

Tax Litigation and Controversies

Individual and Business
Taxpayer Representation
Audit Services and Appeals
Counsel for Investigations
Trials of Civil and Criminal
Tax Cases

Our firm provides a broad range of services to business and individual taxpayers caught up in tax audits and investigations.  Our tax controversy team includes John F. Lang, Esq., who is admitted to the United States Tax Court and has civil and criminal tax trial experience; and Martha L Voelz, J.D., LL.M. (Taxation), who has advised clients regarding sensitive domestic and international tax issues, such as the IRS offshore voluntary disclosure program and reporting issues for foreign trust disbursements to U.S. citizens.  

Representative Matters

Below are descriptions of some representative matters previously handled by our firm's attorneys.

  • When the CEO of an independent oil distributorship was faced with an IRS audit that could have forced him to file for bankruptcy, John Lang negotiated a settlement that permitted his company to stay in business.
  • When a financial institution was unable to settle an IRS claim demanding it pay the tax liability of a commercial loan customer, it turned to John Lang who tried the case before a jury in U.S. District Court and attained a verdict of no liability.
  • Obtained reversal on appeal of an IRS audit finding that a professional photographer's business deductions were all improper based on the erroneous opinion that his photography was merely a hobby.
  • Obtained reversal on appeal of gasoline excise tax assessment.
  • Represented taxpayer in the United States Tax Court in a IRS challenge to a conservation easement.
  • Helped international businessman obtain civil settlement of multimillion dollar failure to file case.
  • Provided consulting services to legal team defending sophisticated offshore trust estate plan under investigation by the IRS.


Law Offices of John F. Lang, PLLC

One Grand Central Place
60 East 42nd Street
Suite 4700
New York, NY 10165

Telephone: (212) 300-0646
Facsimile: (212) 300-0648


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