Tax Advice & Controversy
In the broad range of tax law, ShuffieldLowman has experience in all manner of federal, state and local tax issues. One side is personal estate planning, succession planning and tax-exempt entities, including topics such as gifting, advance planning and charitable planning. The other side is corporate transactions. We advise clients with our expertise in tax issues in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; financings and recapitalizations; tax-free reorganizations; liquidations; taxation of real estate transactions; choice-of-entity planning; and state and local tax planning.
In addition, our attorneys are experienced in resolving state and federal tax controversies and litigation before the Internal Revenue Service, courts and administrative agencies. These include tax audits, administrative appeals, and tax litigation in state and federal courts.
Tax law is intertwined with all other areas of practice. As a result, our attorneys advise clients daily on tax-benefit options. Most of the attorneys in the tax section have advanced LL.M degrees.
Ralph Pepe, Melissa A. Rodriguez,
Bill Lowman, Janet Martinez, Greg Meier
- Anticipate Stronger IRS Trust Fund Penalty Activity
- 15 Red Flags for an Audit
- Beware Tax Scammers Pretending to be the IRS
- Joint Return versus Separate Returns for Spouses
- Taxpayer Identity Theft Still a Major Problem
- The OVDP – An Alternative to Criminal Prosecution and/or Financial Ruin for U.S. Taxpayers with Undisclosed Offshore Bank Accounts
- Time is Running Out on Offshore Accounts Consider an Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Now
- CAUTION – Fraud Alert for Florida Companies
- Have You Read Your IRS Tax Return Lately? You Must Beware of Accuracy Landmines and Sending Audit Red Flags
- S-Corporation Reasonable Compensation Audits
- New IRS Voluntary Employee Reclassification Program
- Silent or Quiet Disclosure of Offshore Accounts
- IRS Plans to Increase Correspondence Audits
- The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012