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REPRESENTATION BEFORE STATE TAXING AUTHORITIES

Strategy Development
Whether you are responding to a notice from a state tax agency or preparing for an audit conducted by a state tax agent, it is critical to have a comprehensive understanding of the facts and laws at issue. ORBA’s State and Local Tax Group will develop a practical strategy for your specific situation that provides clarity in regard to the process and risks involved.

Responses to Notices and Information Requests
States generate an incredible number of notices each year, many of which are focused on gathering additional information about your business and its operations in order to ascertain potential revenue sources. While the complexity and tax issues involved can vary significantly, the ORBA State and Local Tax Group will provide you with a timely and appropriate response to any notices you may receive. 

State Tax Audits
If your individual or business state tax return is subject to an audit, then you will likely be required to provide additional information, supporting documentation and a variety of other information regarding your return. Not only will ORBA’s experienced State and Local Tax Group team navigate the audit process in a timely and efficient manner, we will also serve as a liaison between you and the state tax auditor. 

Settlements & Appeals
The ORBA State and Local Tax Group will also assist you in the remediation aspects of an examination by exploring all of options available to you, including an appeal, compromise or settlement. We will evaluate each alternative and help you select the right course of action to meet your unique goals.