Bradley’s experienced tax controversy and litigation attorneys advocate for our national, regional and local clients in a wide variety of federal, state and local tax disputes. Combining the courtroom skills and experience of our litigation attorneys with the in-depth, technical knowledge of our tax attorneys, we are well equipped to provide a full range of tax advocacy and litigation services. Our clients include individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations facing every kind of tax dispute, including constitutional challenges to taxing jurisdiction, the validity and amounts of tax assessments, entitlements to tax refunds, methods of apportionment of income, and a multitude of complex issues related to multi-state businesses and pass-through entities. Our experience in tax controversy includes income, franchise and excise taxes, sales and use taxes, business taxes, insurance taxes, fuel taxes, severance taxes, real and personal ad valorem property taxes, classifications and exemptions, and payments in lieu of taxes. We have the knowledge and experience to advise and represent clients in disputes with taxing authorities at the federal, state and local levels.
We have successfully argued hundreds of cases before state and federal courts at every level, including the Supreme Courts of Alabama and Tennessee. Our team frequently represents clients before numerous administrative tax tribunals and agencies, such as the United States Tax Court, the Alabama Tax Tribunal, the Tennessee Department of Revenue Administrative Hearing Office, the Tennessee Claims Commission, Mississippi Board of Tax Appeals, and state and local boards of equalization. We also assist our clients in matters pending directly with the Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee Departments of Revenue, as well as county property tax assessors and other taxing authorities.