James Komperda Attorney at Law


Tax controversies with the IRS and Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) include many specific areas. The practice has a wide array of experience in representing individuals and businesses in the following areas of tax law:

  • Payroll tax (Form 941) issues
  • Trust fund recovery penalty
  • IDOR Sales tax & ROT audits and issues
  • IDOR business and liquor license issues
  • IRS tax audits and examinations
  • IDOR Use Tax audits and issues
  • IDOR Liquor tax issues
  • IDOR Service Tax (SOT) issues
  • Circular 230 issues and tax preparer penalties
  • Criminal Tax Issues
  • Grand Jury Subpoenas
  • IRS Summonses
  • Currency Transaction Reports (CTR)
  • FINCEN matters
  • White collar criminal fraud issues
  • Failure to file tax returns
  • Income tax evasion and tax fraud
  • Representation in cases where tax
    returns are unfiled


Tax Legal Services
  • Tax levies and release of levies
  • Tax Liens and release of liens
  • Independent Contractor issues
  • Penalty abatements and reductions
  • Certificate of Discharge for tax liens
  • Subordination of tax liens
  • Collection Due Process Hearings
  • Offers in compromise
  • IRS and IDOR Installment agreements
  • Federal and Illinois Excise tax issues and audits
  • Sub-Chapter S, LLC and partnership tax issues
  • Innocent spouse relief
  • Transferee liability and fraudulent conveyance issues
  • IRS home seizures
  • Jeopardy assessments and levies
  • Forensic testing and sampling of income and expenses
  • Tax issues in bankruptcy matters
  • Business and asset liquidations