Former I.R.S. Trial Attorney.
Ex-Federal Tax Prosecutor.
Riverside Tax Attorney Daniel W. Layton
Tax Attorney Daniel W. Layton is a 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:*
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.