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Why Choose Todd S. Unger Esq., LLC?

Specialized Expertise in Tax Law
This focus equips with a deep understanding of the complexities of tax legislation and IRS procedures, ensuring clients receive knowledgeable and specific guidance for their tax issues.

Personalized Client Approach
Unlike larger firms where clients might feel like just another case, Todd S. Unger offers personalized and attentive service. Each client’s case is treated with individualized care and strategy, ensuring tailored solutions for unique tax situations.

Extensive Experience with IRS Disputes
With substantial experience in dealing with the IRS, Todd S. Unger is adept at navigating the nuances of tax disputes. Whether negotiating with the IRS, representing clients in audits, or handling unfiled tax returns, his experience gives clients a significant advantage.

Proven Track Record in a Variety of Tax Matters
Todd S. Unger’s firm handles various tax-related issues, from individual tax filings to complex corporate tax matters. This breadth of service, backed by a history of successful resolutions, makes the firm a reliable choice for diverse tax needs.

Premier Tax Law Solutions

Todd S. Unger, Esq. leads a distinguished tax law firm that guides individuals and small businesses through complex tax disputes and IRS challenges. His firm stands out for its targeted approach to resolving and preventing tax-related issues, leveraging Unger’s extensive experience across different states. This focus has made our practice a go-to for clear, effective solutions in the often intricate domain of tax law.

Unger’s unique professional background, blending finance and legal expertise, underpins his firm’s success. His journey from finance to law, including significant roles in an investment bank and an equity trading firm, laid a solid foundation for his specialization in tax law. His educational credentials, including a Juris Doctor and a Masters in Tax Law and memberships in prestigious bar associations, solidify his reputation as an adept and reliable tax attorney.

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Experienced Tax Lawyers

At Todd S. Unger, Esq. LLC, we take pride in being a team of highly experienced tax lawyers who are dedicated to providing top-notch guidance in all matters related to tax law. With several years of hands-on experience in this field, our attorneys possess a deep understanding of tax regulations and have successfully resolved a multitude of complex tax issues for our clients.


Todd Unger was very professional and knowledgeable. He went above and beyond to help us with our situation. Whenever we contacted him, he responded immediately. He was honest and always reassured us that the problem would be resolved. We would highly recommend Todd if you have tax issues.
Michelina Tavella

There are not enough accolades to describe Todd Unger. He took on a very complicated case and guided us every step of the way. He has a true passion for his work and does everything possible for his clients to have a positive outcome. He works tirelessly and makes calls in the evenings and weekends. He truly cares personally for the people he represents. I highly recommend Todd to anyone seeking a true professional with an amazing, tireless work ethic.
Marge Weiner

Todd has helped me tremendously with an unconventional IRS issue. He always followed up with me whenever I had any questions. Todd will return all calls and emails and give a very reasonable price. He’s a great guy, which is hard to say about lawyers.
John Hwang

Defending Your Legal Interests

When you entrust your tax matters to Todd S. Unger, Esq. LLC, you are choosing lawyers who are fiercely committed to defending your legal interests. We specialize in tackling a wide range of IRS-related issues and ensure that your rights are not only protected but vigorously advocated for throughout the entire process. Our expertise spans various aspects of tax law, including tax debt resolution, IRS audits, and tax dispute resolution.

Lawyers That Care

Beyond our legal expertise, we are a team of lawyers who genuinely care about our clients. We understand the immense stress and challenges that tax issues can bring into your life, and our approach is rooted in providing compassionate, personalized, and comprehensive legal support. Our primary objective is to not only secure the best possible outcomes for you but also to alleviate the burdens associated with navigating complex tax matters.


The question of why you should hire a tax lawyer is a critical one when dealing with tax-related challenges. Our attorneys possess the requisite knowledge and experience to expertly navigate the intricacies of tax law, ensuring that you receive fair treatment and the most favorable solutions. Whether you are grappling with tax debt resolution, facing an IRS audit, or involved in a tax dispute, our team is steadfast in providing you with the expertise needed to effectively address your tax concerns, giving you peace of mind throughout the process.

How Can We Help You?

Todd S. Unger, Esq. LLC offers comprehensive tax law expertise to address your tax-related concerns effectively, whether you’re dealing with IRS audits, back taxes, payroll issues, or installment agreements.

IRS Reconsideration Audit Services

If you’re grappling with the results of an IRS audit that you believe to be incorrect, or if you’ve missed an important deadline for an appeal, our IRS Reconsideration Audit Services are here to assist.

  • Filing Compliance: Ensuring the taxpayer has duly filed a tax return.
  • Contested Assessments: Addressing unresolved tax assessments or disputed tax credits.
  • New Information Submission: Presenting additional information not previously considered.
  • Strategic Reconsideration Requests: Crafting detailed appeals to rectify excessive tax claims.

IRS Installment Agreements & Payment Plans

These plans allow for paying owed taxes through manageable monthly installments, making it easier for taxpayers to clear their debts without the financial strain of a lump-sum payment.

  • Manageable Monthly Payments: Spread your tax debt over several months to ease your financial burden.
  • Alternative to Lump-Sum Payment: Ideal for those unable to simultaneously pay their entire tax bill.
  • Various Agreement Types: Tailored plans including Guaranteed, Streamlined, In-Business Trust Fund Express, and Partial Payment Installment Agreements.
  • Expert Negotiation Assistance: Todd S. Unger’s expertise in negotiating favorable terms with the IRS.

Back Taxes & Unfiled Returns

Unfiled taxes can lead to serious repercussions, including potential criminal charges, penalties, wage garnishments, etc. The IRS has improved its non-filer detection methods, making it crucial to act promptly.

  • Misdemeanor Charges: Failure to file is a misdemeanor, resulting in up to a year in jail for individuals and hefty fines for individuals and corporations. Each year of unfiled taxes counts as a separate offense.
  • Financial Risks: Ignoring unfiled taxes can lead to criminal charges, civil penalties, wage garnishments, and bank account levies.
  • Voluntary Disclosure: The IRS offers the Voluntary Disclosure Filing Program for those seeking to address overdue tax returns, allowing reentry into the tax system without criminal investigation.

Payroll Tax Issues

When managing a business that handles employee payroll, you’re tasked with dealing with payroll taxes, which can have serious consequences if mishandled. Trust tax attorney Todd Unger to assist you with the following:

  • IRS Payroll Tax Matters: Trust us to handle a wide range of IRS payroll tax issues, ensuring that your business remains compliant and avoids potential penalties.
  • Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Assessments: Our legal expertise can help you mount a strong defense if you’re facing the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty.
  • Payroll Tax Disputes: When disputes arise regarding payroll taxes, we provide dedicated legal representation to resolve these matters effectively.

Top Reasons to Hire a Tax Attorney

Expertise in Tax Laws

Tax attorneys are experts in intricate tax laws at the federal, state, and local levels. They help you navigate these laws, ensuring compliance and maximizing deductions and credits.

Resolution of Tax Disputes

Tax attorneys represent you in disputes with tax authorities, such as audits or allegations. They work to resolve issues, potentially saving you from fines or legal trouble.

Tax Planning and Strategy

Tax attorneys offer proactive tax planning. They optimize your tax situation, assist with estate planning, and ensure compliance, helping you make informed financial decisions.

Estate and Inheritance Taxes

Tax attorneys guide you through complex estate and inheritance tax matters, minimizing tax liability and ensuring smooth asset distribution. Hiring a tax attorney provides expertise, dispute resolution, tax planning, and estate tax guidance.

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Frequently Asked Questions Tax Law

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Is Hiring a Tax Attorney Necessary for Every Tax Issue?

No, hiring a tax attorney isn’t required for every tax matter. Minor issues can often be resolved directly with the IRS or state tax authorities. However, complex problems, disputes, audits, or situations involving legal implications may benefit from the expertise of a tax attorney.

Can I Handle IRS Audits Without a Tax Attorney?

While possible, it’s advisable to consult a tax attorney for complex audits. They provide guidance and representation and protect your rights.

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Tax Attorney for Tax Debt Issues?

Hiring a tax attorney for tax debt issues can be advantageous because they can negotiate with the IRS or state tax authorities on your behalf, explore debt relief options, and develop efficient debt resolution strategies. They also provide legal protection in disputes or legal actions related to tax debts.

Can a Tax Attorney Help with Business Tax Compliance?

Tax attorneys assist businesses with compliance, deductions, and tax planning to minimize liabilities.

What Are the Benefits of Using a Tax Attorney for Tax Disputes?

Tax attorneys represent you in negotiations and appeals and protect your rights during dispute resolution.

Is a Tax Attorney Necessary for International Tax Matters?

A tax attorney is often necessary for international tax matters due to their knowledge of international tax treaties, foreign income reporting, and compliance requirements. They can assist individuals and businesses in navigating the complexities of cross-border taxation.

Can a Tax Attorney Help with Tax-Efficient Investment Strategies?

Tax attorneys advise on strategies to maximize returns while minimizing tax liabilities. They can advise on tax-advantaged investment options and structures.

What Are the Current Income Tax Rates in New Jersey?

New Jersey has a progressive income tax system with rates ranging from 1.4% to 10.75%, depending on your income level.

Are There Any Tax Credits Available for New Jersey Residents?

Yes, New Jersey offers various tax credits, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Homestead Benefit, and Property Tax Deduction/Credit, for eligible residents.

Are There Tax Breaks for Small Businesses in New Jersey?

New Jersey provides tax incentives and credits for small businesses, including the Small Business Deduction, Urban Enterprise Zone Program, and Business Retention and Relocation Assistance Grant Program. These programs can benefit local businesses.

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With offices in NYC, Iselin, and Cherry Hill, we proudly serve clients in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and nationwide. Listed below are a few of the local communities we provide services in!