Tax and tax enforcement attorneys assist individual and corporate taxpayers with federal, state, local, and foreign tax issues and controversies, including dealing with the IRS, state, and local taxing authorities. They handle income and corporate tax matters dealing with property, sales, municipal, employment, payroll, estate and gift taxes. They deal with delinquent tax filings and unpaid back taxes and tax bankruptcy. They negotiate IRS offers in compromise and local property tax assessments. Tax Attorneys advise taxpayers on IRS liens, IRS wage levies, IRS property seizures and sales, IRS settlements, and on other IRS collection efforts. They advise clients on tax planning issues, too, where the goal is minimizing income taxation, reducing property tax on commercial and residential properties, eliminating or reducing estate taxes they can even assess the benefits of domiciling a corporation in a low-tax state. Tax attorneys represent taxpayers at IRS audits, as well as in civil and criminal litigation.