John D. Teter Law Offices



1361 South Winchester Boulevard, Suite 113
San Jose, CA 95128

San Jose Tax Audit Attorney

San Jose Tax Audit Lawyer

IRS Tax Audit Lawyer in Saratoga, Santa Clara County, and Throughout the San Francisco Bay Area

San Jose tax audit attorney John D. Teter has experience counseling clients from all walks of life, all income levels and nearly every profession. Nearly anyone with an income or assets can be targeted for a tax audit. San Jose tax audit attorney John D. Teter can protect your best interests regardless of the tax challenges you face. Though anyone can face a tax audit, there are certain individuals and businesses that are more often chosen for an audit. Regardless of your background or complexity of your tax situation, an experienced San Jose tax audit attorney can help.

If you are facing an audit, having an experienced tax audit attorney on your side can make a significant difference in the eventual outcome. A lawyer can protect your rights, preserve privileged information and seek to resolve the matter as quickly as possible.

John D. Teter is an experienced tax lawyer who has successfully represented many individuals and business owners in tax audits. Mr. Teter can handle all aspects of your case and provide assertive representation designed to obtain the best result for you.

Our firm has over 30 years of experience representing clients in tax audits before:

  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) — Income tax and federal payroll tax
  • California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) — Income tax
  • California State Board of Equalization (BOE) — Sales and use tax
  • California State Employment Development Department (EDD) — State payroll tax and employee classification
  • IRS audits involving foreign financial accounts and tax issues

Contact John D. Teter Law Offices online or by calling 408-866-1810 for a consultation.

Do Not Make the Mistake of Representing Yourself in an Audit

Many people called into tax audits try to represent themselves or ask their tax return preparer to represent them. This is almost always a mistake. There are many reasons why you need a tax attorney.

IRS tax auditors receive special training in interviewing techniques and methods of eliciting damaging information from unsuspecting taxpayers. They are constantly on the lookout for conflicting statements or clues that could lead to further investigation and greater liability.

In many instances, tax return preparers are not comfortable in these situations nor are they knowledgeable about the audit process. They are poorly equipped to represent clients in an audit because they are usually defending their own work if an audit is initiated. A San Jose tax audit attorney, on the other hand, can explain or correct any issues that may exist.

Remember the old adage among attorneys: "The lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client." The same applies to an individual or tax return preparer representing themselves in an audit. A San Jose tax audit attorney can make a dramatic difference in your case.

Contact Our San Francisco Bay Area Lawyer

San Jose tax audit attorney John D. Teter is familiar with how to deal with auditors and the circumstances surrounding an audit. San Jose tax audit attorney John D. Teter speaks the language of tax auditors and knows how to respond to their inquiries in ways that do not compromise his clients' rights. John D. Teter can help justify the position taken in your tax filings and identify documentation that will support your position. If documentation does not exist, he may be able to demonstrate the validity of your position by indirect evidence. John D. Teter Law Offices will seek to resolve your tax matter in the most positive way possible. Contact us today at 408-866-1810.

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