Miami Tax Attorney

Tax Law & Litigation in Miami-Dade & Broward County, Florida

Do you have a tax issue concerning the Internal Revenue Service, State or local tax authorities? Miami Tax Lawyer, A. Antonio Tomas, may be able to assist you. Our founding attorney has successfully represented and defended clients in all areas of tax law as well as criminal law. When dealing with the IRS or other tax agencies, your case can quickly become complex and overwhelming. Tax law is complicated, involving a great deal of codes, laws, forms, procedures and protocols. This is why it is so important to have a tax lawyer representing your best interests.

The Law Office of A. Antonio Tomas, P.A. is well versed in:

He may be able to help you or someone you know with difficulties or charges concerning tax issues, criminal tax issues, negotiation with the IRS, criminal defense and more.

Our firm comes highly recommended by past clients and peers alike because of our high-quality legal services and our track record of success in Miami & Florida Tax matters.

How do I file a Florida sales tax exemption?

Florida law requires that nonprofit organizations obtain a sales tax exemption certificate (Consumer’s Certificate of Exemption, Form DR-14) from the Florida Department of Revenue.

At what age do you stop paying property taxes in Florida?

In Florida, once you turn 65 years old you can stop paying for property taxes. The Long-Term Resident Senior Exemption is an additional homestead exemption that provides a local option for county and city governments (excluding school board) to eliminate their ad valorem portion of the tax bill to qualifying low-income seniors.

How can I avoid paying property taxes in Florida?

To avoid paying property taxes in Florida, you can do the following:

  • Homestead exemptions may apply to up to $75,000 of your primary home’s value. Seniors may qualify for an extra exemption for an additional $50,000 of home value. There is an additional exemption of 15% for the next $300,000 of the primary home’s value. Deployed service members may also qualify for an additional homestead exemption based on number of days deployed
  • Surviving spouses of military servicemembers or first-responders who died in the line of duty or from service related causes may qualify for another type of homestead exemption. Disabled veterans over the age of 65 whose disability was caused wholly or partly by combat may also qualify for an additional tax discount.
  • Disabled civilians may qualify for a $500 exemption from Florida property taxes if they are blind, or totally or permanently disabled

How much is restaurant tax in Miami?

A 2 percent Food and Beverage Tax from hotels and motels is collected on the sale of all food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) by restaurants, coffee shops, snack bars, wet bars, night clubs, banquet halls, catering or room services, and any other food and beverage facilities in or on the property.

How the Law Office of A. Antonio Tomas, P.A. Can Help

When it comes to your personal or business finances and the IRS, it is crucial that you have the help of a Miami-Dade County tax law attorney. Having the representation or counsel of a skilled tax lawyer is not only for when things seem to be going wrong but also for preventing or minimizing tax issues and keeping liabilities to a minimum. Our attorney has represented clients in a wide range of areas related to tax law, offering his experience and thorough commitment to their legal rights and financial security in seeking the best possible result.

Some of the types of tax-related matters he handles include, but are not limited to:

​​To avoid unnecessary conflict, it is critical that you keep proper records in case of an audit, taking proactive and preemptive measures can never hurt. What can trigger an audit you ask? While your odds of an audit depend on several different factors, there are of course certain red flags to look for with tax audits that you should become aware of.

Tax law is a highly complex, specialized field that is best addressed by an experienced professional who is trained in handling these cases. The legal and financial ramifications of any tax-related matter may place your, your family's or your company's future at risk; it is therefore highly advisable that you work with a licensed Miami tax attorney if you are dealing with any of the areas of tax law listed above.

A competent professional in this field can take preventative measures through intelligent tax planning and can also protect your legal rights should you find that you are the subject of an audit or criminal investigation by the IRS. If you owe back taxes that are past due to the IRS, as a last resort they may place a levy on your bank account and take the amount of money owed to them. We can provide superior legal services for payroll taxes, innocent spouse claims, or any other corporate/ business tax issues. We also defend clients facing wage garnishments from their paycheck.

Florida Tax Court

Like many financial and legal matters, the paperwork and procedure related to tax law must be handled in an exact manner, with all pertinent information included, in order to avoid unintentional misrepresentation or future audits and investigations. You may be asking why go to tax court? So we can help you contest actions and verdicts of the IRS. Our legal team will do everything in our power to protect your constitutional rights both inside and outside tax court.

We also inform our clients of ten simple steps to Offer in Compromise (OIC), which is a program that allows people to settle their debt and pay only a percentage of what they owe. Whether it is in offering initial guidance in the structuring of a small business for tax-related purposes or protecting your interests in the face of an IRS audit, you can count on our firm to assert your rights while protecting your best interests.

Why hire an attorney from the Law Office of A. Antonio Tomas, P.A.?

Unhandled issues with the IRS can result in high interest on a tax debt or even criminal charges in some cases. A tax crime conviction, such as that for tax evasion, can mean years in jail as well as hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines. Take a minute to ask yourself, is it worth it? Don't leave your personal or financial future up to chance. With a hard-hitting attorney by your side you will greatly increase your chances of success.

Get the help of Miami tax attorney Tomas who understands what you have at stake and will do everything he can for the client to get the best outcome possible. We want you free form IRS scrutiny so you can enjoy freedom and go back to the business of living life.

Speak with a Miami tax attorney from Law Office of A. Antonio Tomas, P.A. today to schedule your free initial consultation and learn how we can help you!

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