Our firm has merged with the law firm of Kramer Rayson, LLP in downtown Knoxville, Tennesse. Please contact us at 865-525-5134. Our new e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our entire staff is dedicated to helping business and individual taxpayers and return preparers with their tax and estate matters with the IRS, Tennessee Department of Revenue, Tax Court Litigation, Tax Liabilities, Estate Planning, and Probate.
HAVE YOU BEEN CONTACTED BY THE IRS OR THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE?
DO YOU NEED ADVICE ABOUT FILING PAST DUE RETURNS?
DO YOU NEED SOMEONE TO ADVISE YOU ABOUT YOUR AUDIT OR CRIMINAL TAX INVESTIGATION?
DO YOU NEED AN ATTORNEY WITH MORE THAN 34 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WITH DOCKETED CASES IN THE UNITED STATES TAX COURT?
DO YOU NEED TO REDUCE YOUR TAX LIABILITY OR MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO PAY?
DO YOU NEED SOMEONE TO MEET WITH YOU TO EXPLORE AND DISCUSS YOUR OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR TAX LIABILITY?
DO YOU NEED SOMEONE TO CONTACT THE IRS OR THE STATE ON YOUR BEHALF AND SETTLE YOUR TAX LIABILITIES ONCE AND FOR ALL?
DO YOU NEED AN ATTORNEY WITH EXPERIENCE ADVISING RETURN PREPARERS UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE IRS?
DO YOU NEED SOMEONE TO DRAFT YOUR WILL OR PROVIDE ESTATE PLANNING?
DO YOU NEED AN ATTORNEY TO ASSIST YOU DURING THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN ESTATE?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, please contact The Shields Law Firm, P.L.L.C. Attorney Leslie Shields has over 34 years of experience successfully defending taxpayers and resolving tax problems for taxpayers. Ms. Shields has practiced before the U.S. Tax Court and other courts for the last 34 years. She has represented clients in Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, South Carolina, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Michigan, Virginia, and California. Over 90% of her practice is devoted to defending taxpayers and return preparers.
Our primary practice areas include the following: Tax Audits; Tax Appeals; Criminal Taxation; Criminal Tax Investigations: Employment Tax; Innocent Spouse; Responsible Person for Trust Fund Penalty; Income Tax; Inheritance Tax; Sales and Use Tax; State Taxation; Tax Settlements; Tax Evasion; Tax Fraud; Tax Litigation; Trusts and Estates Taxation; Payroll Tax; IRS Tax Levies; IRS Tax Liens; Installment Pay Plans; Offers in Compromise; Waiver of Penalties; Trusts; Estate Administration; Estate Planning; Probate; Wills; Power of Attorney for Health Care; Durable General Power of Attorney; Living Wills; and Advance Health Care Directives.
Beware of misleading promises from tax settlement agencies. We provide our clients with personal, face-to-face meetings with an attorney and customized services for their tax problems as only a small firm can. On behalf of our clients, we meet personally with the IRS and Tennessee Department of Revenue whenever possible.
If you cannot afford an attorney to handle your entire case, you may be able to consult with an attorney for a reduced fee so that you can properly handle your case on your own. Ask about our consultation fees.
Please call our Knoxville law firm with questions about your legal issue. Please provide as much information as possible regarding your inquiry. While this contact does not serve to establish an attorney/client relationship, it will allow our legal team to begin an assessment of your case.
Certification of Specialization in the area of tax practice is not currently available to Tennessee lawyers. Thus, Ms. Shields is not certified as a specialist in Tax law because the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education does not offer such certification. Listing of the practice areas noted above does not constitute or imply a representation of Certification of Specialization.
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