I left college to fight in the Vietnam War (1967 to 1971). Then I worked in... more
I left college to fight in the Vietnam War (1967 to 1971). Then I worked in financial management for my church for 3 years. After 3 years at Xerox, I've been self employed, first as an accountant andEnrolled Agent while in law school(tax preparer authorized to represent taxpayers before the IRS), and then as an attorney since 1984. I have two children andtwo step children. My hobbies are swing ... view profile
Alla Tenina graduated from U.C. Hastings Law School in 2001 with a Concentration in... more
Alla Tenina graduated from U.C. Hastings Law School in 2001 with a Concentration in Taxation and was Admitted to the New York and New Jersey Bar in 2002. She was admitted to California Bar in May 19, 2003 and United States Tax Court. She is also admitted with the United States District Courts for the Central, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California. Prior to joini... view profile
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.