Sales Tax Audits

SBE audit?
Sales tax debts?
Sales tax problems?
Just need sales tax help?

We are audit specialists!

The Law Offices of Maynard & Hogan has been repeatedly
designated as Among Silicon Valley's Top Tax Attorneys*

We have more than 30 years of experience with sales tax audits and sales tax audit appeals. A sales tax audit is a unique type of audit, without the usual mathematical number crunching and bean counting of most audits. Sales tax audits are based on estimations, approximations and extrapolations. Don't misjudge the State Board of Equalization: they are entitled to guesstimate your tax. Call us to take advantage of our experience! If you need sales tax audit help at affordable rates and are looking for a sales tax attorney who has the skills and experience to really solve your tax problem, please contact us today!

Special Discounted Flat Rate Initial Consultation
For One Full Hour**

We offer a special reduced rate initial consultation for all new clients, so you can meet us and decide if our experience and recommendations are what you need. Come meet with us. Unlike most firms, we will give you our honest assessment and practical legal advice at the first meeting. We don't just listen and tell you that you need professional help! We give you the advice you need to decide how you should proceed in order to solve the problem.

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1151 Minnesota Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
(408) 293-8500
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Qualifications and Experience of Our Lawyers

Our qualifications include:
  1. Special skills in dealing with SALES TAX AUDITS & TAX DEBTS! Big or small, we handle them all!
  2. 31 years of practical experience solving all kinds of Tax Problems.
  3. Founding attorney has specialized degree in Tax Law from the best Tax Law School in the country (LL.M. (Taxation) conferred by New York University).
  4. 31 years of local experience dealing with the IRS, FTB, SBE and other tax agency personnel in our area. We are familiar with the local customs and practices within the local offices, as well as the National Standards and procedures.
  5. Extensive experience in audit, appeal and all difficult tax issues.
  6. Our many years of courtroom experience helps us to counsel you to avoid problems, so your issues may never end up before a judge.
  7. Longtime experience with Compromise of Tax Liabilities.
  8. 31 years experience Abating Tax Penalties and Interest.

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We are also available to schedule evening and weekend appointments.

The Law Offices of Maynard & Hogan represents clients throughout Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda and Santa Cruz Counties.

  • *Independent surveys conducted by San Jose Magazine. Separate surveys compiled of clients and of Silicon Valley attorneys.
  • **Not valid for existing clients or for previous consultations. Discount applies to initial consultation (up to one hour). Please ask about rates for consultations exceeding one hour.
  • ***Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.


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Founded in 1979, The Law Offices of Maynard & Hogan specializes in Tax Law and Family Law. We handle virtually every aspect of these specialty areas, and we are equally adept at negotiating settlements as succeeding at trial.

Firm Philosophy

We are committed to a strong yet realistic representation of our clients' interests using our knowledge, judgment, negotiating and counseling abilities, litigation and interpersonal skills. We typically work harder than our adversaries in order to achieve a fair and just result. We believe that these traits and the hard work associated with them are necessary to make our practice responsive to the needs of our clients and individually rewarding. Responsiveness to client needs, individual client attention and producing a high-quality work product are the cornerstones of our practice.

We believe that the firm size, while offering broad expertise, allows us to provide our clients with individual attention, and thus ensures a better working relationship and greater quality control in every matter.

Named as among the Top Attorneys in Silicon Valley

Year after year, San Jose Magazine has repeatedly named Douglas Scott Maynard and Moira A. Hogan as among the Top Attorneys in Silicon Valley. Mr. Maynard, Ms. Hogan and the firm have consistently received this honor in separate polls and queries both of opposing attorneys and of clients. These polls and queries were independently conducted by the magazine.

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