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First you need to be sure that you need a tax lawyer. Most tax associated problems can be thoroughly and competantly handled by a much less expensive CPA or the tax firm that files your taxes each year.
If, however, you owe the IRS a large amount in back taxes or have questionable investments or are facing an audit that your tax consultant cannot handle with you, then it is time to move up to a tax lawyer. To find answers to your tax delemna and find a local tax lawyer, check out FindLaw.
A tax attorney doesn't come cheap. Prepare yourself ahead of time by researching his credentials and expertise in the tax area of your concern. You want to make sure he is licensed and has IRS experience under his belt. You want to know how he charges and how you can pay. You want no surprises.
You may need to talk to 4 or 5 tax lawyers before you are comfortable in making your decision. Be prepared with your up-to-date tax records before each meeting. Be honest and your tax problem should be handled swiftly with your tax lawyer.