Brotman Law is a boutique tax controversy firm that provides representation for clients on California state and federal tax matters. We frequently advocate for clients against the Franchise Tax Board, Employment Development Department, Board of Equalization, and the Internal Revenue Service. We are strong proponents of early stage tax resolution and have assisted hundreds of individuals and small to mid-size businesses in resolving their tax matters. In the process, Brotman Law has prevented businesses from being shut down and saved clients millions in tax liability owed. Additionally, we have an excellent track record before the IRS Criminal Division, the United States Department of Justice, and the California Department of Justice and has successfully negotiated several plea deals and, in some cases, caused clients to avoid prosecution entirely. Sam Brotman, the founder of Brotman Law, is one of the only practitioners in the area that focuses his practice particularly on California state tax matters, which are often more difficult to resolve than IRS matters. Sam’s specialized knowledge of state and federal tax procedure has helped the firm to amass a track record of success and a sterling reputation among the San Diego legal community and local government offices.
Sam also has a broad business background, including operating as a business owner and entrepreneur, he excels at breaking down legal decisions into a business framework. Sam understands the specialized needs of business owners and high net worth professionals while providing representation that is focused on achieving their goals rather than the objectives of the tax agencies. In addition to providing tax representation, Sam provides business operational advice and strategy to several established companies, startups, and sole-proprietorships. He is consulted frequently for advice for businesses looking to increase their revenue and those seeking stronger financial control systems.
5134 Saratoga Ave, Suite #5
San Diego, CA 92107