Hi, my name is Jeff Fouts and I’m a Tax Attorney. You’ve probably never had to face... more
Hi, my name is Jeff Fouts and I’m a Tax Attorney. You’ve probably never had to face off with the IRS before. And you’re worried about what could happen. I don’t blame you. You’re smart enough to know you might not want to tackle the IRS on your own. If you think you own more than $20,000 to the IRS in back taxes or have an audit, levy or payroll tax problem, your case should probably be handle... view profile
Certified Public Accountant Georgia and Alabama; Attorney, member - State Bar of... more
Certified Public Accountant Georgia and Alabama; Attorney, member - State Bar of Georgia; former head of the Atlanta tax practice of an international CPA firm. member of the Bar, United States Tax Court 38 years of experience resolving tax issues with IRS examinations, collections, and representation of taxpayers before the United States Tax Court.
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.