We have successfully defended individuals and businesses before the IRS and California tax agencies in all phases of audits, criminal investigations, appeals and collections. Our knowledge in both law and accounting provide us with a unique insight to help you resolve your problems; seeing your situation from the point of view of both an attorney and accountant.
We are a unique firm in San Diego having both a legal and accounting background. Whether you are dealing with a tax or business issue, both require an understanding of the legal systems and accounting. Having an understanding of accounting provides us with the ability to see your case from a different perspective and be able to properly calculate your damages. We understand business taxes, payroll, overtime, commissions, compound interest, financial statements, etc.
Jesse Blanco is our Senior Attorney and has earned his Juris Doctorate and L.L.M in Taxation from the University of San Diego. He also has his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego, in Economics. Mr. Blanco is also a veteran of the military. While attending law school, Mr. Blanco interned for Judge Robert Klant with the Navy JAG. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and an Accountant. With all his expertise and knowledge in taxes and law, he is able to see each matter from a legal and accounting perspective.
Mr. Blanco was admitted to the Bar in 2008 and has been a practicing Attorney since then. Today, he specializes in Business, Real Estate, IRS Representation, and Estate Planning.
Mr. Blanco is involved in his local community where he has participated in many seminars sharing his knowledge and educating them on Budgeting, Tax Issues for Small Business, Foreclosures and Bankruptcy, Property Tax Assessment, and Credit/Debt. He participates in San Diego La Raza Lawyers, a Non-Profit Organization where he serves as the Treasurer on the board. Due to his hard work in the community, he has been recognized by:
- Super Lawyers (2018 Rising Stars)
- La Raza Lawyers (2017 President’s Award)
- Avvo Rating (Excellent – Tax Attorney)
- State Bar of California (2009 Wiley W. Manuel Award)
Over the past years, Jesse has presented more than 50 workshops and appeared in television morning shows in the United States and Mexico on the subjects of Taxation, Bankruptcy, Business Planning and Real Estate
On his time off, Jesse likes to go hiking, taking salsa dancing classes, spending time with his lovely daughter, and taking their dog Jack to the park. You can contact Jesse at (619) 420-4740 or Jesse@blancolegal.com.
- Master of Laws – Tax (LL.M.) – Univ. of San Diego(2007)
- Law Degree (J.D.) – Univ. of San Diego (2006)
- Bachelors – Economics (B.A.) – Univ. of Calif, San Diego(2002)
- Certified Fraud Examiner
- Bar Admissions State of California (2008)
- La Raza Lawyers – Treasurer / Board of Directors, 2013 to Present
- Southwestern College – Business Consultant
- Ernst & Young, LLP – Tax Staff
- Liberty Tax – Tax School Instructor
- Navy JAG – Judicial Intern to Honorable J. Robert Klant
Gladys Orozco focuses her practice on international corporate matters. Licensed to practice in Mexico, her transactional work includes legal advice on formation of cross-border ventures, complex financial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions, contracts and tax planning for worldwide income with an emphasis on Mexico and the US. She provides comprehensive legal advice to assist clients with their day-to-day business and philanthropic ventures.
Gladys also works alongside US attorneys to represent and assist multinational clients in commercial disputes, court proceedings and arbitration. Her practice is broad, dealing with corporate issues often involving cross-border elements.
Gladys provides her clients with sophisticated legal advice with a human touch. Her goal is to provide a custom course of action to each client with strategies tailored to that person or business’ specific needs and objectives while maintaining high-quality services, first-class engagement, flexibility, loyalty and fairness.You can contact Gladys at 619-420-4740 or Gladys@blancolegal.com
Malkeet Kaur is a Corporate Paralegal and a Notary Public who began her career with Blanco Tax Law in 2017. She holds an ABA-Approved Paralegal Certification from the University Of San Diego. She graduated from San Diego State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice where she graduated with honors in her major. She also holds an A.A. in Business Administration from Cerro Coso Community College.
Malkeet assists clients in opening and closing corporations, establishing non-profits, helps individuals and families with estate planning, conducts legal research, and prepares memorandums.
Before starting her career with Blanco Tax Law, she was an Immigration Paralegal who worked alongside US and Mexican Attorneys to help immigrants in the United States and Mexico receive their lawful status in the United States. Malkeet has also interned at the Public Defenders Multiple Conflicts Office of San Diego as an Investigative Intern where she worked on many high-profile cases that involved indigents in Homicide and Death Penalty cases.
On her time off Malkeet enjoys volunteering in the community, traveling, playing volleyball or kayaking. She is fluent in English and Punjabi. You can contact Malkeet at (619) 940-9654 or Malkeet@blancolegal.com.
Areas of Practice
Blanco Tax Law has assisted many local and international companies in establishing their businesses from beginning to end. We assist in opening Corporation, Limited Liability Company, and Partnerships, at the same time making sure your company is in compliance with the IRS and State tax agencies. There are different types of business structures and we will help guide you to the best structure both for business and tax purposes.
- Opening Corporations
- Dissolving Corporations
- IRS Compliance
- State Compliance
- Local Compliance
- Business Planning
Quality Contract Assistance
Agreements and contracts are something we engage in every day from buying a home, buying a business, and online shopping. We assist our clients from a simple car purchase agreement to complex international purchases. We help our clients in achieving their desired results by spending quality time discussing all the aspects of the agreements and potential loopholes that need to be avoided.
- Reviewing contracts
- Preparing Partnership agreements
- Sale of Purchase Goods
- Shareholder agreements
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Sale of Business
- Partnership Agreements
- Merger and Acquisitions
At Blanco Tax Law we help you fight and receive your rightful earnings and benefits from your employer. We calculate the proper amount of hours you should have been paid and any reimbursements you are due, plus penalties and interest.
- Wage and Hour
- Meals and Rest Breaks
- Unlawful Deductions from Payroll
Planning the distribution of your assets, investments, retirement accounts, bank accounts, and business interests that you have accumulated from your hard work can be a complex matter. Here at Blanco Tax Law we will help structure your Will and Trust in a simple matter where you and your beneficiaries can easily comprehend. We also go as far as in assisting in recording your Trust, if needed. Our senior Attorney also advises the clients on how taxes may affect their estates.
- Power of Attorney
- Advance Health Directives
- Transfer of Assets
Our bilingual team can help you enter the U.S. Market. Whether you want to start a business, purchase real property for investment, or purchase U.S. goods for exportation, we can assist you in establishing the proper type of company and help you stay in compliance with the changing tax laws and treaties between the U.S. and your country.
- Starting a U.S. Subsidiary Company
- International Tax Compliance
Our head attorney Jesse Blanco has represented many individuals and companies in their Audit, Bankruptcy case, and Settlement Agreements with the IRS. As an Attorney and an Accountant Mr. Blanco also spends time with the clients preparing tax planning strategies.
- IRS Representation
- Tax Planning
- Bankruptcy/ Offer in Compromise
- Tax Litigation
Blanco Tax Law has helped many individuals, both local and international, with Property Title Transfers, Purchase and Sale of Property, Quitclaim Deeds, Representation in Court for Property claims.
- Property Title Transfers
- Purchase of Property & Sale of Property
- Quitclaim Deeds
- Court Representation for Property Claims
- Landlord- Tenant Lease and Eviction Issues
- Actions for Rent
- Title Matters
- Real Estate Tax Liens
- Commercial Property
- 1031 Exchange
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