Richard C. Litwin specializes in state and local taxation, representing businesses... more
Richard C. Litwin specializes in state and local taxation, representing businesses and individuals both at the administrative level and in court. He is a former member of the Georgia Department of Department of Revenue Business Advisory Committee, and he has served as Chairperson of the State Bar of Georgia Section of Taxation and Chairperson of the Atlanta Bar Association Taxation Section. He ... view profile
Hello ! I began my professional life as a Certified Public Accountant and worked... more
Hello ! I began my professional life as a Certified Public Accountant and worked with national and local CPA firms in Louisville, Kentucky and Atlanta, Georgia. While I was working as a tax specialist, I attended law school at Georgia State University and was admitted to the Georiga Bar in 1987. In 1989 I formed my own firm for the practice of law with special emphasis on privately held busines... view profile
After working for the I.R.S. for seven years, I made the decision to leave and enter... more
After working for the I.R.S. for seven years, I made the decision to leave and enter private practice. I now represent individuals and small businesses who are having tax problems. I have found this work most gratifying and rewarding. I've gotten to form relationships for life and friendships that will never die.
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.