Practice Areas

Our firm’s practice is focused on bankruptcy, business planning, estate planning, tax controversy, and immigration law matters. This focus allows us to remain current with developments in these ever-evolving areas of law, and to offer the meticulous attention to detail and personal service that our clients deserve. 

At Ortiz & Gosalia, we are committed to helping our clients navigate complex legal and regulatory landscapes and achieve their desired results as swiftly and efficiently as possible. We invite you to contact Ortiz & Gosalia to learn how we may be of service to you.

Business Planning

Business Planning

Business Planning Redmond, Washington, Attorneys Serving Seattle Area Domestic and International Businesses At Ortiz & Gosalia, PLLC, we understand that sound business planning is the key to a successful business. Our attorneys work closely with clients throughout… Read More
Estate Planning

Estate Planning

Estate Planning Estate planning includes planning for the disposition of assets in the event of one’s death, but it encompasses much more than distributing wealth and minimizing taxes. Estate planning is about developing a comprehensive plan for the future, to… Read More

Last Will and Testament

Some estate plans are constructed around a Last Will and Testament, commonly referred to as a will. A will is a legal document that dictates how your property is to be disposed of after you die, and names the person you wish to serve as the executor… Read More

Revocable Living Trust

A revocable living trust (also known as a living trust or family trust) is a legal entity that is established by an individual (grantor), while living, to hold property and assets. The trust holds the individual’s assets, dictates how the assets ar… Read More

Pour-Over Will

Ortiz & Gosalia, PLLC’s Bellevue, Washington, estate planning attorneys guide individuals throughout the Seattle area and Western Washington through the estate planning process, including the creation of a trust-based plan that involves th… Read More

Irrevocable Trusts

Ortiz & Gosalia, PLLC’s Bellevue, Washington, estate planning attorneys work with individuals throughout Seattle and Western Washington through the estate planning process, including the creation of revocable and irrevocable trusts. Our of… Read More

Living Will

Ortiz & Gosalia, PLLC’s Bellevue, Washington, estate planning attorneys assist individuals throughout the Seattle area and Western Washington in the estate planning process, including the creation of will-based and trust-based plans that… Read More

Financial Power of Attorney

Ortiz & Gosalia, PLLC’s Bellevue, Washington, estate planning attorneys work with individuals throughout the Seattle area and Western Washington to create customized estate plans, including will-based and trust-based plans that include a… Read More

Health Care Power of Attorney

Ortiz & Gosalia, PLLC’s Redmond, Washington, estate planning attorneys help individuals throughout the Seattle area and Western Washington to create customized estate plans, including will-based and trust-based plans that include a health… Read More

Estate Planning & HIPAA

Ortiz & Gosalia, PLLC’s Redmond, Washington, estate planning attorneys help individuals throughout the Seattle area and Western Washington to create customized estate plans, including will-based and trust-based plans that include a health… Read More
Immigration

Immigration

Immigration Ortiz & Gosalia, with its primary office in Redmond, Washington, serves clients throughout the Seattle area, Washington, and from all areas of the world. A significant portion of our practice is concentrated in U.S. immigration law, with a partic… Read More

Family Based Immigration

At Ortiz & Gosalia, we know that many of our clients have sacrificed a great deal to come to the United States, and continue to make sacrifices to create a better life for their families. We want to honor and support their dedication by helping their… Read More
Tax Controversy

Tax Controversy

Tax Controversy Redmond, Washington, Attorneys Serving Seattle Area, Domestic and International Tax Clients The tax attorneys of Ortiz & Gosalia, PLLC, have post-doctorate degrees in tax law and offer a range of counsel and representation with regard to U.S. tax… Read More

Bankruptcy Tax Relief

Bankruptcy relief is an oft-used method to combat serious tax issues and halt IRS collection activity. Filing a bankruptcy case automatically and immediately stops bank account levies and wage garnishments, and allows the taxpayer to either obtain a… Read More

Examinations

The Internal Revenue Service has the authority to select taxpayers for further review of their tax returns whether the returns were filed or not. While the specific selection criteria are not disclosed to the public, a number of items increase the ri… Read More

Foreign Bank Accounts

Taxpayers that are citizens or residents (for tax purposes) of the United States or domestic entities and that have bank or other financial accounts in foreign countries may be required to file FinCen Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Ac… Read More

Innocent Spouse Relief

Many married taxpayers choose to file joint tax returns because of the numerous benefits this filing status allows. However, both taxpayers are jointly and severally liable for the tax and any additions to tax, interest, or penalties that arise as a… Read More

Installment Agreements

An Internal Revenue Service Installment Agreement is an option available to taxpayers allowing them to fully pay their tax liability over a period of time. When the IRS agrees to a proposed Installment Agreement, the agency will not pursue other coll… Read More

Offers in Compromise

The Internal Revenue Service Offer in Compromise (OIC) program allows taxpayers to settle a tax liability for less than the full amount owed. The IRS will often accept an offer when the amount it reasonably expects to collect from a taxpayer’s equi… Read More

Release of Liens and Levies

Once the Internal Revenue Service has determined that a taxpayer has a tax obligation, the IRS will begin enforcing collection. To collect, the IRS can file a Notice of Federal Tax Lien, serve a levy on the taxpayer’s wages, personal property or ba… Read More

Tax Court Litigation

Taxpayers who are unable to resolve their tax matters with agents of the IRS have the option to present their case in a number of federal forums each with different requirements and attributes. The available forums are the United States Tax Court, th… Read More

Trust Fund Penalty

The Trust Fund Recovery Penalty (TFRP) is an assessment of unpaid withholding taxes against responsible individuals in lieu of collecting against the withholding company. These taxes include withheld income and employment taxes, including social secu… Read More
State & Local Tax

State & Local Tax

State & Local Tax In addition to our practice in federal tax controversy, Ortiz & Gosalia, PLLC, offers legal counsel and representation with regard to Washington State and local tax planning and tax controversy. Our tax attorneys have post-doctorate degrees in ta… Read More

State & Local Tax Planning

At Ortiz & Gosalia, PLLC, we advise small and mid-sized businesses regarding state and local tax compliance and tax planning issues. All of our attorneys have post-doctorate degrees in tax law and are experienced in advising clients on such issue… Read More

State & Local Tax Controversy

State and local tax controversy (SALT) is an area of law that involves representation of clients before Washington State taxing authorities, such as the Department of Revenue (DOR), the Employment Security Department (ESD), and the Department of Labo… Read More

Department of Revenue (DOR)

The DOR is primarily responsible for the collection of sales & excise taxes along with what is called the business and occupation (B&O) tax from Washington State businesses. Businesses located outside of Washington State that do business with… Read More

Employment Security Department (ESD)

The ESD is charged with collecting unemployment insurance taxes from Washington State businesses. Audits are typically performed by the ESD to determine whether a business is properly classifying its workers as employees or if they are being misclass… Read More

Department of Labor & Industries (L&I)

The Department of Labor & Industries is responsible for collecting industrial insurance premiums from businesses. Generally, when an audit is conducted, the auditor will look to see if workers have been properly classified as employees or if they… Read More

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