Riverside tax attorney Daniel Layton
California Tax Attorney Since 2005.
Former I.R.S. Trial Attorney.
Ex-Federal Tax Prosecutor.
Daniel W. Layton, Esq.
Skillful and Competent Tax Defense.
Riverside Tax Law Firm

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Riverside Tax Attorney Daniel W. Layton

As a tax attorney in Riverside, Daniel Layton uses his former IRS trial attorney and ex-federal prosecutor who uses his inside experience to keep the IRS in check. When you are dealing with a contentious IRS audit, investigations by the FTB, CDTFA, EDD, collection by garnishments, liens and levies, or a criminal tax case, hiring the right tax lawyer can be critical to protect your your livelihood. In the words of some of our clients' reviews:*
"...I found 3 attorneys, made contact with all three, and settled on Daniel because of his professional experience, academic background, his highly professional interpersonal skills which allowed him to understand very quickly the predicament I was in and swiftly take actions to stop collections.... My work is to save peoples lives. Quite frankly Daniels work saved my retirement and was I felt 'life saving.'..." AMF [Google Local Reviews].

"Mr. Layton is an exceptional tax attorney that resolved problems that 3 so-called CPA's couldn't, with just a simple letter. Exceptional tax attorney." DR [Google Local]

"Daniel Layton came highly recommended from many individuals within our community. From our first meeting with him to discuss our issues we knew he would be able to competently represent us toward a final resolution. ... We are so grateful we went with Daniel Layton and his team our outcome exceeded our expectations." GR [Yelp Review].

There Is No Substitute For Experience

Mr. Layton has dedicated the last 14 years to handling and resolving IRS tax issues, ranging from sole proprietorship and partnership audits, to collection due process and offers in compromise, to sophisticated tax litigation involving potential liabilities of over a quarter billion dollars asserted against interrelated corporate entities. When you are looking for peace of mind, there is none greater than when you know your tax attorney will competently and confidently deal with the IRS on your behalf.

Mr. Layton has extensive experience and insight from working inside the government, both in the IRS and in the prosecutor's office, for almost a decade. As a former Federal tax prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice, in the Tax Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles, and a former IRS trial attorney in San Jose, California, he has litigated a wide variety of civil and criminal tax cases in Federal district court and in U.S. Tax Court arising from notices of deficiency, collections determinations, and innocent spouse determinations.

Mr. Layton’s tax trial and litigation experience has resulted in over 30 reported decisions in Tax Court, U.S. District Court, and the Ninth Circuit.

Get the Benefit of In-Depth Knowledge of IRS Procedures From First-Hand Experience.

Although many tax attorneys have advanced degrees in tax, few can understand the way IRS agents think, the language they use, and the steps IRS agents are likely to take in your case better than someone who once sat in their shoes. When you don't know what the IRS is doing, don't understand why they are asking certain questions or for certain documents, or don't understand the technical tax language they are using, it can be intimidating. Daniel Layton's in-depth knowledge can level the playing field. Mr. Layton's insights shine a light on the inner workings of the IRS for his clients in order to anticipate the IRS's next moves and to avoid costly mistakes.


*Reviews are the opinions of the clients alone, not representations by the attorney about future results. Results vary depending on the individual facts of each case. The American Society of Legal Advocates is an independent legal organization. The selection method for the Top 100 Lawyers and membership may be found at https://societyoflegaladvocates.org/selection-process/.
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