What We Do: Founded in 1961, we have a well-established reputation with the state and federal government tax communities and a comprehensive understanding of the i...
Since 1961, the tax lawyers at Mackay, Caswell & Callahan, P. C. have represented clients with respect to IRS tax audits, FBAR disclosures, the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) and other complex tax matters.
Who We Are: Mackay, Caswell & Callahan, P. C. is a professional corporation focused on Upstate New York tax controversies. Attorney Joe Callahan leads the tax group at Mackay, Caswell & Callahan and brings a high level of diverse tax experience to bear on behalf of our clients, from accounting to academia to IRS negotiations.
What We Do: Founded in 1961, we have a well-established reputation with the state and federal government tax communities and a comprehensive understanding of the internal workings of governmental tax agencies. We confidentially navigate tax agency procedures and avail our clients of all administrative and judicial remedies.
How We Do It: Mackay, Caswell & Callahan handles all aspects of tax controversies including audit representation, collection defense, civil tax litigation, and criminal tax defense. We are committed to achieving the best results for our clients as efficiently as possible, with straight talk and effective solutions.
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