Washington State & Local Tax

Washington State & Local…

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 tax law and years of experience assisting individuals and businesses located in, or otherwise connected to, the State of Washington.

Offices in Redmond, Bellevue and Kirkland, Washington.

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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