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My practice focuses on all issues of tax controversy, including federal and state income tax, sales and use tax, employment tax and property tax.  I handle all Federal and California tax matters ranging from IRS audits and appeals to court representation, including complex issues such as off-shore compliance, corporate tax issues and criminal tax matters.


I have represented clients before the U.S. Tax Court, and I have a broad range of experience with tax controversy issues including income tax, sales and use tax, property tax and IRS, FTB, SBE and EDD collections, audits and appeals.  I am admitted to practice by the State Bar of California, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of California and the Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.


Practice areas


  1. Tax: 100%


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    Betty's firm is the preeminent tax controversy firm in Sacramento. We refer clients to her on a regular basis and have always been pleased with her work.


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Contact info

Law Office of Williams & Associates, PC

3600 American River Dr
Suite 135
Sacramento, CA, 95864


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2011
Best Local Attorney of the YearSacramento News and Review2007
Witkin Award for Estate and GiftWitkin2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing ShareholderLaw Office of Williams & Associates, PC2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sacramento County Bar Association, Business Law SectionChair, Business Section2008 - 2009
State Bar of California, Taxation SectionChair, Estate and Gift Tax Section2006 - 2007
Sacramento County Bar Association, Tax Law SectionChair, Taxation Section2006 - 2008
State Bar of California, Taxation SectionChair, Young Tax Lawyers2003 - 2004
Publication nameTitleDate
Tax AnalystMore "Eyes" in the IRS - Enforcement Beyond OVDI 20112011
Tax NotesDeadline Looms to Come Clean on Offshore Accounts2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington School of LawTaxLlM (Master's Degree in Taxation for Lawyers)2007
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
California State University, SacramentoBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2008 Annual Meeting of the California Tax BarFederal and State Employment Tax Enforcement2008