Tax Law in Ohio
If you’re confused by the tax laws, have received a letter from a taxing authority, want to negotiate a settlement with the IRS, need to file back taxes, have a complex estate plan, or just need quality tax advice, protect yourself and choose an Ohio tax attorney.
This article will get you started by explaining:
- When a OH tax lawyer can help you
- The types of taxes a OH tax attorney deals with
- How to find free non-legal tax help
- How to find legal tax help
An Ohio Tax Lawyer Can Help with these Tax Problems
Wondering if a tax attorney would handle your type of case? Find out. Call the tax lawyer of your choice and ask. (www.attorneys.org).
These are example cases:
- Phillip thinks he’s being investigated for tax fraud.
- The Ohio Department of Revenue has audited Laura’s 2009 and 2010 state tax returns and found a default of $72,000.
- The IRS has sent an audit notice to Stanley and Monica.
- Tanesha has been running a lawn service since she was 16 years old – it’s 9 years later and she’s never paid taxes.
- Grant is running for mayor and wants to make sure his tax records are clean.
- Clark is not sure his accountant understands his complex estate plan.
- The IRS says that Lily and Ron owe $12,000 in taxes and they think they owe $4,000.
A Ohio Tax Attorney Handles These Kind of Taxes
Tax lawyers handle the great hand of taxation.
First finger on the hand of taxation: You pay taxes when you earn your money (income taxes and payroll taxes).
Second finger on the hand of taxation: You pay taxes when you give away your money (gift taxes).
Third finger on the hand of taxation: You pay taxes when you use your money to purchase something (in-person and out-of-state online purchase taxes).
Fourth finger on the hand of taxation: You pay taxes when you sell your assets (realty transfer taxes, capital gains taxes, and income taxes).
Fifth finger on the hand of taxation: Your estate pays taxes on your money when you die (federal estate taxes and generation-skipping taxes).
Where do I Find Ohio and Federal Tax Laws?
- Federal Tax Code, Regulations, and Guidance
- Ohio Revised Code
- Ohio specific taxes:
- Ohio income tax rates are graduated, starting at 0.587% and capping out at 5.925%.
- OH general sales tax depends on the county of purchase and ranges from 6.25% to 7.00%.
- OH does not have an inheritance tax and the estate tax is repealed as of January 1, 2013.
- Local Municipal Laws and Regulations
How Do I Find Non-Legal Tax Help?
Only attorneys can give legal advice; however, sometimes, even non-legal tax is helpful. Check out the IRS and the Ohio Department of Taxation. They both have helpful websites and have phone numbers to talk to a representative.
How Do I Find Legal Tax Help?
A tax lawyer will analyze your case, guide you through the tax maze, and protect your best interests. To find an Ohiotax attorney, search our site, www.attorneys.org, or ask the bar association or a friend for a referral.