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Punta Gorda Office Charlotte County

214 Wood Street

Punta Gorda, FL 33950  

Phone: 941-639-6009

Fax: 239-334-2847






Fort Myers Office  Lee County 2257 Cleveland Avenue

Fort Myers, FL 33901  

Phone 239-334-8890  

Fax 239-334-2847





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  Sarasota Office Sarasota County 

  2060 Ringling Blvd  

  Sarasota, FL 34237

  Phone: 941-366-3506

  Fax : 941-366-3568





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FEDERAL STATE AND TAX INVESTIGATION

Aiken, O'Halloran And Associates of Sarasota Criminal Trial Lawyers

The IRS is not your friend, no big surprise.  If you have been contacted by an IRS Special Agent, you have a problem.  The IRS is heavy handed and hammers tax violators to set an example for others who may be thinking about fudging on their taxes a little.  Do not let them make an example out of you.  The most common IRS tax crime if failure to file an income tax return.  Procrastination can become a crime.  Often people fall years behind or fail to file because they don’t have the money to pay.  We may be able to solve this problem for you.  Do not wait until the IRS is at your door.  In many ways, this is like having a bad tooth.  It will only get worse and never gets better.  Call today and we may be able to get you up to date and avoid prosecution.


Did you cheat on your tax return?


Hopefully, only you know the answer to that question.  If you omitted income, claimed a phony deduction, listed a fictitious dependent or hid your money offshore you could have a real problem in the future.  Our goal is to help you rectify your past bad decisions.  If the IRS is hot on your trail or you have been contacted, do not let them interview you without first talking to Peter Aiken.  As a former IRS Special Agent and Former Federal Tax prosecutor he has for over thirty years helped people solve their IRS problems.  The IRS may misunderstand your situation or your error may have been a simple mistake and not an intentional act of cheating.  Our firm works with local accountants and CPA firms to get you back in good graces with the IRS.  Never put off until tomorrow what you really need to do today.  Let us help you solve the problem before it gets out of hand and you find yourself in Federal Court facing the most powerful agency in the World.


Are You Behind on Your State Sales Tax? 


Did you know that the number one reason people get prosecuted in the State Courts for taxes is a sales tax violation?  They call it grand theft, and for each month your report is in error or for each month you fail to file a sales tax return, you face a felony.  That can add up real quick to time is State prison.  It is easy to get behind.  You have a small business.  Times are tough.  You collected the tax from customers but rent is due or there is some other pressing bill you just have to pay.  This happens every day and before you know it, you are months or years behind.  The Department of Revenue investigators will put you in jail for this.  If you are behind or have been contacted by a State investigator, call us immediately.  Do not try and talk your way out of your situation.  It can land you in jail.  We understand how you may have fallen behind but the State is often unsympathetic and comes down hard on people who have just fallen on tough times.  We will represent you and try and keep the wolf from your door.  Good people do make mistakes and problem solving is our business.  Get your records together and give us a call  941-366-3506