Larry Jones focuses his practice on tax planning and tax controversies including audits, appeals, collections, criminal tax matters, and civil and criminal tax litigation at all levels of the Internal Revenue Service and against the United States. Larry regularly deals with IRS collection personnel giving him a unique perspective when helping clients deal with tax collection matters, including liens and levies. He negotiates installment agreements and offers in compromise, and advises as to the dischargeability of taxes in bankruptcy.
When under criminal tax or financial investigations, many clients rely on Larry to navigate them through the process which often involves the IRS or components of the United States Department of Justice, including the Tax Division and local United States Attorneys Offices. He represents clients in administrative and grand jury investigations, and trials in the United States District Courts, as well as in IRS civil audits including cases that involve the Criminal Investigation Division.
In addition, Larry has previous experience as a trial attorney with the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice, and has substantial trial experience in the United States District Courts. He has represented the United States in lawsuits involving taxpayers seeking to recover taxes paid to the IRS. Larry frequently represents clients in a broad range of tax issues in the United States Tax Court, United States District Courts, United States Bankruptcy Courts, United States Court of Federal Claims, and United States Courts of Appeals (principally the Fifth Circuit which includes Texas).
Larry also advises corporations and individual businesses with general legal information necessary to conduct their business operations, and represents clients in the purchase and sale of businesses.