Tax_Custom-Law

Our lawyers advise companies, non-profit organizations, and private individuals in structuring their national and international tax and custom situation. Our tax services cover a wide range of issues and situations, including:

• Sales and acquisitions of businesses, including taxable and tax-free mergers, and spin-offs
• New business formations, joint ventures and strategic alliances
• Business succession planning and buy-sell arrangements
• Executive compensation issues, including stock option plans, deferred compensation arrangements
• Tax-exempt financing projects
• Classification of workers as employees and independent contractors and other employment tax matters
• Tax planning for litigation damages and settlements
• Income tax, sales tax VAT issues
• Tax consequences of business structures and transactions
• Estate, gift, generation-skipping and income tax planning, filing and controversies
• Real and personal property tax planning and controversies
• Appeals and litigation on tax and custom cases