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About Politte Law

Politte Law Offices, LLC is a Colorado based law firm specializing in IRS and state tax controversies that helps clients throughout the country.  Our tax law firm represents individual and corporate taxpayers and accounting professionals through all facets of civil and criminal tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of Justice, and state and local taxing authorities.

Areas of Practice

We handle many different types of tax issues, including audit navigation, audit reconsideration, innocent spouse requests, penalty abatement, employment tax and trust fund recovery penalty (TFRP) cases, collections, offers in compromise (OIC), installment agreements, tax lien discharge and subordination certificates, non-filers and voluntary disclosures, offshore tax matters including OVDP/OVDI, claims for refund, and U.S. Tax Court and district court litigation and appeals.

If you are facing a tax, business, or estate issue please contact us. Even if we have not listed it on our website, we might be able to help you.

Legal Process with Politte Law Offices

Our goal is to provide customized solutions for difficult tax problems.  When it comes to taxes one size doesn’t fit all.  The first step is to meet with our clients, whether they are individuals, businesses or estates, to discuss their situation, and to determine a possible course of action.  When the client is ready to proceed we begin a partnership in which the client is involved at every important step in the decision-making process.

Politte Law Offices Promise

Politte Law Offices’s credo is honesty, integrity and strategy.  Our attorneys strive to produce the best results for our clients, without breaking their banks.

About Kelly M. Politte

Kelly M. Politte is a Colorado tax law attorney helping clients nationwide.


Her education includes the following:

  • Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
  • J.D. from the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law
  • LL.M. in taxation from the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law
  • MBA from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business


She is admitted to practice in the following courts:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Colorado Supreme Court


Kelly Politte is a member of many local and national organizations and associations:

  • Colorado State Bar
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Tax Section of the ABA
  • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the ABA
  • Colorado Bar Association (CBA)
  • Tax Section of the CBA
  • Business Law Section of the CBA
  • Solo and Small Firm Section of the CBA
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association (CWBA)
  • Greater Denver Tax Council Association
  • Colorado’s First Judicial District Bar Association
  • Business and Professional Women of Cherry Creek (BPWCC)
  • Junior League of Denver (JLD)

Ms. Politte focuses on matters involving tax controversies, estate and gift tax compliance, tax audits, and valuation.

As the managing partner at Politte Law Offices, LLC, Ms. Politte is committed to her clients’ goals and objectives.  Her focus is on honesty, integrity, strategy, and results.  With vast knowledge in her dedicated field, Ms. Politte seeks to effectively represent her clients.  Ms. Politte understands that the law and one’s legal rights may be complex and may lead to confusion.  Therefore, she takes great effort to effectively and continuously communicate with her clients so that they are more comfortable with the legal process at hand.

Contact us today to schedule a time to speak with our dedicated tax lawyers. Call at 303-261-8044 or fill out a form on our website.


When are Legal Settlements Taxable?

February 8, 2016

More often than not, the taxability of an award or legal settlement is not on the forefront of a person’s mind when they are a party to a dispute or a lawsuit. Yet the tax implications of an award or legal settlement are important and should not be ignored, or there may be issues down […]


What if a Contractor or Vendor Refuses to Provide a W-9 for a 1099?

February 1, 2016

In our last blog, Filing a Form 1099, we discussed business’s 1099 filing requirements. Here, we will discuss what a business should do if a contractor, vendor, or other person will not provide the information necessary for the business to prepare and file a 1099. If a business (including sole proprietors) pays a contractor, vendor, […]


Filing a Form 1099

January 25, 2016

You have a business, and your business paid an independent contractor, vendor, or other person for services, goods, or rent sometime during the year. Perhaps you paid an accountant to do your bookkeeping, or an attorney to advise you regarding a contract.  Maybe you paid someone to do some overflow work for you for a few weeks […]


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