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Tax Planning & Tax Controversies

Few things permeate the life of a business like taxes – local, state and federal – and our attorneys provide counsel at every step of the way – when the business is organized, as it operates and grows, when it combines or partners with other businesses, when it adds or redeems investors or obtains financing, or in the event it disposes of all or part of its business or becomes subject to a bankruptcy proceeding. In each instance, our goal is to minimize and delay the client’s tax liabilities, and to put the client in the best position of prevailing against any challenge by a taxing authority. Not all clients are fortunate enough to avoid audits, even those with a consistent program of tax planning. We are experienced in dealing with taxing authorities, during audits, and at the administrative and judicial levels, not only as to income taxes, but as to sales/use, property, payroll/withholding, franchise, and other types of taxes.