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Learn More About The Guterman Tax Law Firm

barryFor more than 25 years, our law firm has been providing comprehensive tax advocacy to clients throughout the Los Angeles area. Clients seek our assistance regarding tax controversies, estate and gift tax planning, probate and trust administration, and tax-related transactional questions. Our representation includes appearances before the examination, appeals, and collection divisions of the following federal and state tax authorities:

  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Franchise Tax Board Homepage (FTB)-- State of California
  • The Employment Development Department (EDD) —- State of California
  • California Office of Tax Appeals
  • California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA)

Our Attorneys

Results And Respect

The peer recognition and achievements we have earned in the past 25 years are a testament to our skills. Martindale-Hubbell has distinguished attorney Barry L. Guterman with its highest peer rating, the AV Preeminent* Rating, for both his legal abilities and his ethical standards. In the specific area of taxation, Super Lawyers has selected Mr. Guterman every year since 2009. He has also published articles in legal and accounting publications and been invited to speak before a panel comprised of members of the Internal Revenue Service, the Staff of the House Ways and Means Committee, and the United States Tax Court.

If you have a tax issue, you need an attorney whose advocacy you trust. We are skilled at handling all phases of tax issues or controversies. We know how to tell your story in administrative negotiations before federal and state tax agencies. We understand what tax officials look for in tax audits. We understand the intricacies of estate planning and stay current on the latest tax-saving and wealth preservation strategies. We can review a proposed business transaction for its tax implications. In sum, we combine the disciplines of income, employment, gift, and estate, and property taxations to solve your tax issue, no matter how complex.

Contact An Experienced Tax Attorney

Our cost-effective, yet comprehensive tax advocacy has earned Barry L. Guterman notable peer recognition and awards. Yet the true measure of our success is your satisfaction. Most of our clients are referrals. That says a lot about who we are.

To schedule a consultation regarding your tax issue or controversy, call our Los Angeles office at 424-394-0332 or contact us onlinecontact us online.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.