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David Warren Klasing

Practice areas:

Tax, Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion, Business, Estate Planning, Wills & Living Wills

About Me

My personal interests include Politics, Religion, Health, Technology, Sports Cars, Wine and Fine Dinning.   Extreme big wave surfing, Level 3.5 Tennis Player, Skiing and Boating.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Tax: 65%
    22 years, 10.9 thousand cases
  2. Tax Fraud & Tax Evasion: 20%
    7 years, 87 cases
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 5%
    7 years, 18 cases
  4. Estate Planning: 5%
    22 years, 57 cases
  5. Business: 5%
    7 years, 26 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($325-475/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

21 total 

  • Paul Y. Lee

    Dave is both a superb tax lawyer and an outstanding CPA. He provides highly competent services relating to tax and tax law, including issues relating to tax compliance, audit representation, and tax transactions. I strongly recommend him.

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    Paul Lee Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Daniel Clark Hales

    David brings a unique set of qualifications to his legal practice as a tax attorney. His considerable experience as a CPA lends itself perfectly to his law practice, and allows him to tackle some of the toughest, most complex tax problems facing clients in a legal setting. David is friendly, great with clients, and works diligently to serve his clients' interests. I can strongly recommend David Klasing as an experienced, dedictated, effective tax and estate planning attorney.

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    Daniel Hales Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Tax Law Office Of David W. Klasing

Main Office
2603 Main St., Suite 1180
Irvine, CA, 92614

Tax Law Office Of David W. Klasing

Satellite Office
10940 Wilshire Blvd Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA, 90024

Tax Law Office Of David W. Klasing

Satellite Office
501 W. Broadway, Suite 800
San Diego, CA, 92101

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200808/18/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Appreciation - Business Academy Mentor ProgramOcean View School District2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OWNERTAX LAW OFFICE OF DAVID W. KLASING2009 - Present
TAX COMPLIANCE TECHNICAL REVIEWERONISKO AND SCHOLZ, LLP2006 - 2007
TAX AND ACCOUNTING MANAGERKELLY & CO2005 - 2006
SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANTROBERT KLEMS, JR., CPA2004 - 2005
SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANTHALLSTEIN & WARNER, LLP2003 - 2004
SENIOR TAX CONSULTANTDIVERSIFIED VETERINARY MANAGEMENT2002 - 2003
SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANTCORBIN & WERTZ2000 - 2001
AUDIT DEPARTMENT SUPERVISORSTEPHENS, REIDINGER & BELLER1997 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Bar Association, Tax Law SectionVice Chair2011 - Present
California Society of Certified Public AccountantsState Tax Committee Member2011 - Present
State Bar of California Tax Procedure and Litigation CommitteeChair2010 - Present
The State Bar of CaliforniaMember - Tax Section2009 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember - Tax Section2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember - Tax Section2005 - Present
American Association of Attorney-Certified Public AccountantsMember2005 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember - Tax Section2005 - Present
California Society of Certified Public AccountantsMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Attorney accused of carrying on a hobby rather than a businessMy client's position was accepted by tax court
Client's Preparer under Criminal InvestigationIn the end. Appeals settled with my client owing 65K in tax penalties and interest and all subsequent years amended and client back in full compliance. (no fraud penalties – no criminal charges)

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
FindLaw KnowledgeBase.Federal Tax Evasion Investigations: Innocent Until Proven Otherwise2011
FindLaw KnowledgeBasePracticing Good Habits Before an Audit2011
Findlaw KnowledgeBaseForeign Bank Account Disclosure Requirements and Tax Evasion Risks2011
FinaLaw KnowledgeBaseIRS will soon be able to detect previously undisclosed foreign accounts2011
24-7 press release.comFighting an Irs Tax Audit What You Need to Know2011
24 - 7 press release.comIRS Crackdown on Offshore Accounts Drawing International Criticism2011
http://dwklasing.blogspot.com/Taxation Blog2009
Orange County Business JournalMergers and Acquisitions as a Means of Growth2008

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
WESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF LAWLAWJURIS DOCTOR2007
Golden Gate UniversityTaxationMaster of Science in Taxation2002
California State University, Los AngelesBusiness AdministrationBachelor of Sciene1993

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Orange County Bar AssociationTax and business considerations for solo's and small law firms2012
Orange County Bar AssociationTax planning for law firms & subchapter S Corporations2011