HOCHMAN, SALKIN, RETTIG, TOSCHER & PEREZ, P.C., is internationally recognized as the preeminent tax law firm on the West Coast. The reputation of the firm for excellence and integrity in the tax community is unparalleled.
The firm is internationally recognized as a leader in the representation of taxpayers throughout the world in matters involving the ongoing, extensive efforts of the U.S. government to identify undeclared interests in foreign financial accounts, voluntary disclosures (OVDP and otherwise), sensitive issue civil tax examinations, criminal tax investigations and prosecutions. HOCHMAN, SALKIN, RETTIG, TOSCHER & PEREZ, P.C. maintains an active national civil tax litigation and criminal tax defense practice and has received many notable decisions on behalf of its clients.
Members of the firm have represented literally hundreds of U.S. taxpayers participating in various IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs (OVDP) and other forms of disclosures regarding foreign financial accounts having values far exceeding billions of dollars, in the aggregate. The firm has also represented numerous taxpayers involved in Grand Jury investigations, criminal prosecutions and, when beneficial for the client, the effective negotiation of plea agreements involving the alleged misuse of foreign entities to conceal legal and beneficial interests in foreign financial accounts and assets. Few other firms have the similar firm-wide depth of knowledge and experience necessary to effectively represent the interests of their clients in these matters.
HOCHMAN, SALKIN, RETTIG, TOSCHER & PEREZ, PC authored the Tax Management Portfolio “Tax Crimes” (Pub. 636) (2d.) published by the Bureau of National Affairs. Several of the firm’s attorneys gained their initial experience while working as Attorney-Advisors for the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C., as tax prosecutors for the Office of the United States Attorney for the Central District of California, as trial attorneys for the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. or the Office of District Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service. Some have been appointed to serve on the IRS Advisory Council, the Advisory Board for the California Franchise Tax Board and the Advisory Council for the California State Board of Equalization. The firm’s attorneys serve on prestigious committees of national, state and local bar and accounting associations and many are regular contributors to leading journals and publications involving tax matters.
HOCHMAN, SALKIN, RETTIG, TOSCHER & PEREZ, PC provides an innovative approach in its efforts to provide the highest quality legal services available. The firm has been internationally recognized for utilizing every resource available in the successful pursuit of the strategic and tactical objectives of its clients.