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Tax Attorney Brian T. Loughrin successfully helps taxpayers stand up to the IRS.

Tampa Tax Court Lawyer

What is the United States Tax Court?

The U.S. Constitution provides for a court of record to resolve taxpayer disputes with the IRS, known as the United States Tax Court. When the IRS hands down a notice of determination or deficiency (such as after an IRS tax audit), a knowledgeable Tampa IRS tax relief attorney can help determine if this court may be favorable to your case. This court's jurisdiction also includes the ability to make specific declaratory judgments, adjust partnership items, order abatement of interest, redetermine worker classification and award administrative and litigation costs, among other items.


Schedule your free case review with us by calling (813) 517-8074 today.


Attorney Brian Loughrin is licensed to practice before the Tax Court, which is essential if you wish to be represented in pursuing your case with the IRS. The process begins with the filing of a petition within the time frame allowed by statute. Commonly, once our office has filed your petition, payment of your taxes will be held off until there has been a determination on your case.

At What Age do You Stop Paying Property Taxes in Florida?

In Florida, you must be at least 65 years old to be exempt from paying property taxes on your home.

What is the Simplified Small Tax Case Method?

You may desire to have your case heard using a simplified small tax case method. Generally:

  • this procedure is used to resolve tax disputes of $50,000 or less for any given tax year.
  • These trials are usually conducted faster than normal cases and are less formal.
  • The final decision of the court in these cases cannot be appealed.

If you do not choose the simplified method, your case will be handled routinely by the judges who preside over this court. In these "regular" court cases, the decision of a judge can be appealed within a certain time period. The appeal is done to the U.S. Court of Appeals, which Brian is also licensed to practice before.

We strive to prepare your petition in such as a way as to conform to the exact specifications of the court while presenting your case in the best light possible. Many times, we can settle a case without having to go to trial, especially simplified cases. Tax resolution tools, such as an IRS offer in compromise or an installment agreement, can frequently be utilized to reach a favorable conclusion to your case, which is always our goal.


Contact a Tampa tax court lawyer by calling (813) 517-8074 to find out how the U.S. Tax Court can be used to settle disputes with the IRS. 


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