LASKI & GORDON
Laski & Gordon was established in 1983. The surviving partner, Mortimer L. Laski, has extensive experience in tax and tax related matters. Mr. Laski had four years of public accounting experience and then worked for the Internal Revenue Service as a Revenue Agent, Manager, and Estate and Gift Tax Attorney. Mr. Laski left the government in 1982 to go into private practice, and in 1983 joined with Kenneth G. Gordon (deceased 2013) to form Laski & Gordon.
Our firm represents individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates and trusts in all aspects of tax planning, and civil tax controversy matters.
Our civil tax controversy practice includes representation before all the administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service, California Franchise Tax Board, California Employment Development Department, California State Board of Equalization, and the City of Los Angeles.
The firm’s controversy practice entails tax examinations, administrative appeals, tax litigation, and tax collection matters. In addition, our firm represents our clients’ interests before the United States Tax Court As an adjunct to our extensive tax practice, we also represent clients in probate matters.
INNOVATIVE, VALUE-DRIVEN ADVICE
Our client focus has helped us nurture a wide array of business relationships for more than 30 years. Known for our balanced perspective, we add value to our relationships through our innovative, practical approaches to minimize tax liabilities on issues ranging from mergers and acquisitions, financing and investment fund transactions to complex tax planning. Many of these transactions cross borders, and some of the more notable matters are truly global in scope. Besides advising clients on stand-alone transactions, we serve as primary tax advisors to middle-market businesses and multinationals alike.
FEDERAL and STATE OF CALIFORNIA Income tax issues involving individuals, corporations, estates, trusts, exempt organizations; Estate taxes; Excise taxes; Sales taxes; Employment taxes.
The principals of this firm have testified as experts in both federal and state matters.
These services entail, for instance, designing a transactional structure to accomplish the best tax result…
Discussions are held with the client to understand the unique qualities of their family, and to create an estate plan…
Civil Tax Representatios. Civil Examination Representation…
TAX RESOLUTION AND COLLECTION MATTERS
If our client owes a back tax liability to the Internal Revenue Service (or a state tax agency), which the client…
in which we can reduce our client’s tax liability include: 1. Penalty Abatement – A client owing tax to the IRS frequently…
CITY OF LOS ANGELES
The firm represents clients during examinations and appeals of the City of Los Angles business tax determinations…
The firm represents clients in the Probate Court concerning the probate of an estate or trust.
CONSULTATION AND EXPERT TESTIMONY
This firm works on a continuing consulting basis with accountants and other professionals. For instance, we…
MORTIMER L. LASKI
Prior to being admitted to the New York Bar, Mr. Laski had four years experience in public accounting, and five years experience with the Internal Revenue Service as an Internal Revenue Agent and Manager. After passing the New York Bar, Mr. Laski had eleven years experience with the Internal Revenue Service as an Estate and Gift Tax Attorney,…
KENNETH G. GORDON
All who knew Ken Gordon – family, colleagues, friends, clients – were saddened when he passed away in January 2013. Mr. Gordon served as a senior trial attorney for District Counsel at the Internal Revenue Service for seven and one-half years. In that position, he was responsible for the resolution and/or trial of numerous ,…
ANTHONY E. GLASS
Since being admitted to the bar, Mr. Glass has been in private practice, specializing in federal and state tax planning and controversy matters, and probate. In addition, Mr. Glass has taught business law at California State University, Northridge, and has taught business law for the CPA Review course formerly known …
Prior to being admitted to the California Bar, Mr. Lee had 20 years of business experience as an investor and entrepreneur in various business fields including Real Estate, Wholesale, and Education. As an experienced businessman, he has set up a few startup companies and made them multi-million dollar businesses…
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