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About McFarlane Law, PLC

McFarlane Law is a tax controversy and tax problem-solving law firm. Attorney Stephen McFarlane is a former IRS Tax Litigation Attorney and has practiced tax law for over 27 years. Mr. McFarlane has the all-important connections and relationships with governmental administrative agents and officers to efficiently and effectively resolve taxpayer and small business tax problems. McFarlane Law handles the following: tax litigation; administrative appeals at all levels of federal and state government; business payroll tax issues and transactional privilege tax; lien / levy / garnishment release; payment plans such as offers-in-compromise and installment agreements; offshore voluntary disclosure program (OVDP); and unfiled tax returns for businesses and individuals. McFarlane Law works with CPAs and tax return preparers on referral basis.

Small Business Employers: Are Your Workers Classified Correctly?

By |January 12th, 2018|

McFarlane Law-A Tax Law Firm provides step-by-step guidance to ensure employees are classified correctly and that your employer clients are […]

IRS declares that 2018 Property Taxes Must Be Assessed and Paid in 2017 to Claim a Full Deduction

By |January 5th, 2018|

The IRS issued IR-2017-210 saying property taxes must be assessed and paid before 2018 in order to claim the deduction […]


By |January 3rd, 2018|

There is still a need for trusts and estate plans, despite that the Unified Gift and Estate exemption is now […]

Interest Rates Will Remain the Same for the First Quarter of 2018

By |December 8th, 2017|

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has updated its applicable federal rates (AFRs) used for a variety of IRS calculations, such […]

Get Ready for Taxes

By |December 6th, 2017|

Taxpayers should work now to ensure the timely and complete preparation and processing of their 2017 tax returns. Here are […]

Five Things to Remember about Hobby Income and Expenses

By |November 22nd, 2017|

Many taxpayers enjoy hobbies that are also a source of income. A taxpayer must report taxable income on their tax […]

Transaction Privilege Tax License Renewals Due January 1, 2018

By |November 20th, 2017|

Every business licensed with ADOR is required to renew their Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) license by the end of […]

Can I object to a denial or rejection of my OIC?

By |August 17th, 2015|

Yes! A taxpayer has the right to object to the denial of an offer-in-compromise application and any other tax assessment […]

Arizona Enacts Tax Amnesty Legislation to Provide a Waiver of Penalties and Interest

By |July 2nd, 2015|

On March 12, 2015, Arizona enacted 2015 Senate Bill 1471, which establishes a tax recovery (amnesty) program that will run […]

Do You Have Employment and Payroll Tax Issues?

By |July 2nd, 2015|

Employment & Payroll Tax Liability and the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty – not an easy workout!

Sometimes small-business owners face a […]