Kourtney Johnson, LLM, JD, handles tax planning, controversies, and probate matters.

Kourntey focuses on tax planning, tax controversy, and probate matters. This includes resolving IRS and state tax controversies, such as settling unpaid IRS and state tax debts, audit examinations, business and real estate-related tax planning, and uncontested probate matters.

Practice Areas

  • Tax planning
    • Tax opinion letters
    • Business strategy and structures
    • Tax planning for real estate transactions
  • Unpaid tax debts
    • Offer in compromises and other debt settlements
    • Partial pay and streamlined installment agreements
    • Currently not collectible status
    • Innocent spouse relief
    •  Unfiled tax returns
  • IRS and state audit examinations
    • Field and correspondence audits
    • Audit reconsideration requests
    • Refund and penalty abatement claims
    • U.S. Tax Court litigation
  • Probate administration
    • Uncontested probates, including testate and intestate administrations
    • Probating wills as muniment of title
    • Small estate affidavits
    • Will construction suits
  • Business formation and agreements
    • Texas legal entities and related documentation
    • Business agreements, including non-compete agreements, promissory notes, UCC filings

Education

University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas

  • LLM – Taxation, 2019
  • Research Assistant – tax focus
  • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic – Student Attorney

South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas

  • Juris Doctor, 2018

University of Texas, Austin, Texas

  • 2011

Kourtney is licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas.