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.