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Christopher Michael Larson

Christopher Larson’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • Client with Two Different Years in Tax Court

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Sep 21, 2011
    Outcome:
    2005 Tax Court - $4,000 Refund 2007 Tax Court - No Liabiltiy
    Description:
    Client owed $21,000 for 2003, and received a Notice of Deficiency for 2005 and 2007 which totalled $295,000. Client had engaged in a transaction where his stepfather passed a home to him through an LLC. The client had also made roughly $300,000 in improvements to the home. Got client $4,000 refund for 2005 and 2007 in Tax Court, which was applied to the 2003 liability. Client ended up owing $6,000 in total after penalty abatement.
  • 6694 Tax Preparer Penalty

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Nov 08, 2011
    Outcome:
    Abated $5,000 penalty
    Description:
    Client had been assessed a paid tax preparer penalty despite never having prepared a return in her life. Appealed and won without having to pay the 15% up front based on an argument that she was not part of the class of individuals that the law applied to.
  • Trust Fund Penalty

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Sep 13, 2011
    Outcome:
    Trust Fund Penalty Removed
    Description:
    Client was the manager at a bar and was hit with the trust fund penatly when the business folded. The owner of the business did an Offer in Compromise, so helped to get the penalty abated in full. Removed total trust fund penalty of $28,000.
  • Employment Taxes Owed - $265,000

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    May 17, 2011
    Outcome:
    $215,000 reduction in amount owed
    Description:
    Client and wife owed almost $300,000 from mostly employment taxes from 2004-2008. Got the client an Offer In Compromise for $48,500, which allowed my client to pay his taxes so his son could take over the business, rather than being forced to sell for tax reasons.
  • Construction Company OIC

    Practice Area:
    Tax
    Date:
    Feb 15, 2011
    Outcome:
    Received $46,000 Offer in Compromise on $290,000 Debt
    Description:
    Taxpayer owed $290,000 due to unpaid employment taxes relating to construction business that didn't pay employment taxes in final two years of existence. Taxpayer wanted an Offer in Compromise that would allow the son to make the payments and take over the family business.