With fourteen years of practice experience, Tami Tolitano represents clients on a regular and consistent basis before the Internal Revenue Service and the Illinois Department of Revenue. Rather than handling an occasional tax matter, Tami constantly battles every day, day in and day out, week after week, year after year, for taxpayers on a variety of tax controversy issues from Employee audits to Sales Tax Audits to Income Tax Audits to Criminal Tax Referrals from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR).
On the Federal Level with the Internal Revenue Service, Tami’s cases include Offers In Compromise, complicated tax audits, collection matters, disclosure of foreign bank accounts, tax planning; international tax planning as it affects United States taxes; Personal Service Corporation issues; Partnership issues; corporation reorganizations; tax collection statute of limitations; depreciation matters; source of income matters; 100% penalty cases; withholding matters; 6672 Penalties; propriety of tax deductions; Appeal Hearings; Tax Court Pleadings, wage garnishments; tax liens; tax levys; and other tax enforcement matters.
On the Illinois State level with the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR), Tami handles Illinois Retailer Occupation Tax (ROT), (Sales Tax), Illinois Service Occupation Tax (SOT), Illinois Service Use Tax (SUT) and Illinois Use Tax (UT). In addition Tami handles Rolling Stock exemptions; issues regarding Sales and Use Tax of vehicles and automobiles; Sales and Use Tax of Airplanes; Sales Tax audits of a variety of businesses. A partial list includes sales tax audits of restaurants, fast food establishments, auto service businesses including car washes, service stations, gas stations, repair centers, liquor stores, and numerous other businesses. Tami’s audit representation includes Illinois Department of Revenue Departmental Hearings and collection matters including Revocation of Operating Certificates.
Tami Tolitano was admitted to the bar in 1997, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, US Tax Court, Western District of Wisconsin.
EDUCATION: Loyola University of Chicago (B.B.A., 1993); John Marshall Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1997). Certified Public Accountant.
PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate; Estate Planning; Tax Controversy; Federal Taxation; and Bankruptcy; International Enforcement of Judgments; Foreign Corporations Establishing a U.S. Business Presence.
PHONE: 312 787 5533