Practice Areas

  • Taxation
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Estate Administration
  • Probate
  • Business
  • Real Property

S. Syd Rahe is dedicated to helping clients with their legal matters regarding:

  • Tax Audit Issues
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Divorce Taxation
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Estate Tax Planning
  • Probate Matters
  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Business Formation, including LLCs, Corporations, and partnerships
  • Real Property Transactions (1031 Exchanges, Prop. 58 and Prop. 60)

Welcome to the Law Offices of S. Syd Rahe. If you owe back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service and/or Franchise Tax Board, have not filed tax returns in years, or have received a tax audit notice, Syd Rahe can provide the help you need.

For over 40 years, Syd Rahe has specialized in negotiating tax audit solutions for individuals, families, and businesses before the Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, and the California State Board of Equalization. Syd Rahe's experience and knowledge includes negotiating installment agreements, offers in compromise and obtaining releases of tax liens. Syd Rahe has also represented many clients regarding unreported income matters. Though a successful resolution of tax issues can never be guaranteed, Syd Rahe has consistently obtained favorable results for many clients faced with serious tax issues and controversies.

Syd Rahe also prepares Federal and State Income Tax Returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships, LLCs, and fiduciary income tax returns for estates and irrevocable trusts. He also prepares U.S. Gift Tax and U.S. Estate Tax Returns.

Syd Rahe has been hired as a forensic expert for complex tax controversies in civil and criminal cases and has assisted criminal defense attorneys in Los Angeles County and Orange County Superior Courts. He has also advised family law attorneys and clients in cases involving divorce settlement negotiations.

Syd Rahe also assists clients in estate planning. He has prepared hundreds of wills, trusts, life insurance trusts, and other estate planning vehicles. Syd Rahe's experience includes gift and estate tax implications for estate planning matters.

We welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your matter. Please contact us with questions regarding your income tax issues or estate planning needs. We are available to meet most Saturdays to accommodate busy work and home schedules.

The Law Offices of S. Syd Rahe is located in El Segundo, California, and services Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Palos Verdes Estates, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rancho Palos Verdes, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Culver City, Playa del Rey, Marina del Rey, and all of Los Angeles County.