Do you have IRS or California tax problems?

Tax Problems Require Legal Solutions.

If you're facing a serious tax problem, then it's time to speak with an experienced San Diego tax controversy attorney. Learn more about the legal solutions available to you.

When You Need A Tax Controversy Attorney

Audit Representation

Audit Representation

An IRS or State Tax Audit can be stressful, time consuming, and costly. Learn more about audit representation services.

Tax Collection Representation

Tax Collection Representation

IRS and State Tax Collections can leave you feeling helpless. Learn more about the tax debt solutions available to you.

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Tax Filing Compliance

Tax Filing Compliance

Learn how an experienced tax attorney can help you achieve filing compliance for complex or delinquent tax returns.

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Foreign Reporting & Disclosures

Foreign Reporting & Disclosures

Failure to report foreign assets and income can result in significant penalties. Achieve filing compliance & stay there.

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Tax Research & Memorandums

Tax Research & Memorandums

Unique or challenging tax situations require tax attorney prepared memorandums to protect your interests.

What is a tax controversy attorney?

A tax controversy attorney is a legal professional who specializes in disputes between taxpayers and tax authorities.

Tax controversy attorneys provide legal representation and advice to individuals and businesses that are facing tax-related issues, such as audits, tax collections, filing compliance, foreign reporting & disclosures, and other complex tax issues.

A San Diego tax controversy attorney will be experienced in resolving matters with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Franchise Tax Board (FTB), Employment Development Department (EDD), or California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA).

In addition to their legal knowledge, tax controversy attorneys have a strong understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles, as well as knowledge of the procedures and practices of tax authorities.

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Adam Brewer, Esq

Meet Your San Diego Tax Controversy Attorney

I am a Tax Attorney focused on resolving State, Federal, and International Taxation issues.

My clients include individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations.  I assist my clients in resolving tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Franchise Tax Board (FTB), Employment Development Department (EDD), California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA), and Hawaii Department of Taxation (DoTax).

I am licensed to practice law by the States of California and Hawaii.  I earned my undergraduate degree from Penn State, my law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and an LLM in International Tax from Texas A&M School of Law.

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Recent Media Coverage

Our knowledge of tax laws and regulations serves as a valuable resource not only for our clients, but also for media outlets in California and around the world.


Yahoo! Finance: Time is dwindling for 1.5 million taxpayers to get unclaimed 2019 tax refunds.



KITV 4 Honolulu: Everything you need to know to file your taxes in time.



KHON 2 Honolulu: Tax attorney Adam Brewer joined Take2 to provide some last-minute advice for filers and tax breaks that could lower your tax bill. 



KITV 4 Honolulu: The Emergency Relocation Assistance Payments will not be taxed



San Diego Union-Tribune: Your 2023 Tax Guide: San Diego deadlines to know, credits to tap, scams to avoid

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