Tax matters affect nearly all aspects of business decisions. Boutin Jones has the largest and most experienced group of tax attorneys in the region. The firm has assembled a multi-disciplinary team of federal, state and local tax experts including experts in income, estate and gift, sales and use, property, excise, employment and documentary transfer taxes. We provide all types of tax and estate planning advice, as well as representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service, California Franchise Tax Board, California State Board of Equalization, California Employment Development Department and California County Boards of Equalization and Assessment Appeals Boards. Our group includes former employees of the Internal Revenue Service including an Office of Chief Counsel attorney and a senior estate and gift tax attorney, current and former certified public accountants, and attorneys who have LL.M. degrees in taxation.