About this office:
Howard S. Borenstein specializes in Tax Controversy, Estate Planning and Tax Planning.
Mr. Borenstein represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the Franchise Tax Board, the State Board of Equalization, the Employment Development Department and the Property Tax Assessor.
Mr. Borenstein is a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law as certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Attorneys are certified through a process which includes approved educational programs, completion of tasks in the specialty area, a written exam and peer review. Certification is for a five-year period during which time the specialist must continue to meet education, task and peer review requirements.
Mr. Borenstein is also a Certified Public Accountant. As an attorney and CPA, he brings substantial understanding of accounting and taxation principles to each client.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Wills; Probate; Trusts; Taxation; Accounting Law; Ad Valorem Tax; Criminal Tax Audits; Criminal Taxation; Employment Tax; Estate and Gift Taxation; Excise Tax; Expatriate Tax; Federal Estate and Gift Taxation; Federal Income Tax; Federal Tax Controversies; Federal Taxation; Fiduciary Income Tax; Fiscal Law; Generation Skipping Tax; Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits; Income Tax; Individual Taxation; Inheritance Tax; International Income Tax; International Tax Controversies; International Taxation; Interstate Tax; Like Kind Exchanges ; Local Taxation; Low Income Housing Tax Credits; Low Income Tax Credits; New Markets Tax Credits; Personal Property Taxation; Property Tax; Property Tax Abatement; Property Tax Appeals; Property Tax Assessments; Sales and Use Tax; State Income Tax; State Tax Controversies; State Taxation; Tax Appeals; Tax Audits; Tax Certiorari; Tax Collection; Tax Controversies; Tax Credits; Tax Deferred Exchanges; Tax Evasion; Tax Fraud; Tax Incentives; Tax Law; Tax Legislation; Tax Litigation; Tax Planning; Tax Shelters; Tax Valuation; Taxation of Foreign Nationals; Transfer Tax; Trusts and Estates Taxation; Corporate Tax Controversies; Corporate Tax Planning; Corporate Taxation; Business Taxation; Closely Held Business Law; Cooperative Taxation; Emerging Business Law; Trusts and Estates; Contested Trusts and Estates; Decedents Estates; Estate Administration; Estate Bankruptcy; Estate Litigation; Estate Planning; Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children; Estate Planning for the Disabled; Estate Planning for the Elderly; Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples; Estate Settlements; Family Trusts; Family Wealth Transfer; Fiduciary Law; Fiduciary Liability; Fiduciary Litigation; Financial Planning; International Estate Planning; International Trusts; International Trusts and Estates; Living Trusts; Offshore Trusts; Personal Planning; Pet Trusts; Powers of Attorney; Retirement Planning; Special Needs Trusts; Surrogates Court Practice; Trust Administration; Trust and Estate Collections; Trust Law; Trust Litigation; Trust Planning; Unclaimed Property; Wealth Planning; Wealth Preservation.