Firm Founder Joseph P. Wilson has numerous years of handling tax controversy matters. He is a former Federal tax prosecutor, trial attorney for the IRS and trial attorney for the Franchise Tax Board. He has litigated a wide variety of civil and criminal tax cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Federal district court, U.S. Tax Court, California Superior Court, California Board of Equalization, California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board and Property Tax Assessment Appeals Boards, in matters arising from various types of tax assessments, collection matters and criminal tax investigations. Click here to see sample reported decisions. Mr. Wilson has a particular expertise in handing civil tax audits, civil tax litigation and criminal tax matters, including tax evasion, tax return preparer fraud, white collar crime and asset forfeiture.