Ryan Austin's practice encompasses a wide range of U.S. federal income and state and local tax matters. He represents clients in federal and state tax controversy matters, particularly in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service, the California Franchise Tax Board, the California Board of Equalization, and county property tax agencies.
In the area of state and local taxation, Mr. Austin regularly provides advice on individual and corporate income tax, sales and use tax, and transfer tax issues. He has significant experience with California property tax matters, including tax exemptions, change in ownership issues, and real and personal property valuation disputes.
He also regularly provides tax advice in connection with business formations, acquisitions, and dispositions.