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Tax Planning & Representation

Whether you are setting-up a business or charitable entity, drafting an estate plan, filing annual tax returns, disputing a claim with the IRS, or entering a business or real estate transaction, there are bound to be an array of potential tax issues. Tax implications are present in nearly every business and financial decision.  In order to avoid the potentially devastating consequences associated with making an uninformed decision, you should consult with knowledgeable and experienced tax counsel. MacDonald Illig's Tax Planning & Representation Practice Group is experienced in virtually all facets of federal, state, and local tax matters.  In addition, we provide companies, corporations, and individual taxpayers with sophisticated tax planning services, as well as in-depth counsel and guidance throughout business transactions, tax controversies, and other tax matters.  We strive to help clients remain fully compliant while also keeping them abreast of new legislation and other changes in the law.

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Strategic Solutions to Complex Tax Issues

Our Tax Planning & Representation Practice Group regularly assists and advises clients on tax matters involving:

  • Choice of entity and ownership structure, including formation of corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies
  • Tax issues during mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, reorganizations, liquidations, asset sales, and other business transactions
  • Estate, trust, and business succession plans, including the use of limited liability entities, grantor retained trusts, private foundations, and charitable trusts
  • Tax forms (e.g. Form 990), Federal Tax Returns, 1031 Exchange, IRS EIN, Amended Tax Returns, IRS & Tax Extensions, and Rollover IRA
  • Tax services in connection with estate and trust administration, including the preparation of estate, inheritance, gift, and fiduciary income tax returns
  • A wide range of employee benefits issues covering ERISA, qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, executive compensation matters, deferred compensation, 401K, stock options, and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs)
  • Comprehensive services for non-profit and tax-exempt entities
  • State and local tax matters, including sales and use, corporate income, franchise, real and personal property, and personal income tax questions
  • Disputes with federal, state, and local taxing authorities, including representing clients in the United States Tax Court

Expect More from MacDonald Illig

No matter how small or large your tax issue or question may be, our attorneys are ready to assist you with your situation and work with you in developing a solution.  Our attorneys take a proactive approach that is designed to help clients avoid unanticipated tax consequences that would otherwise be detrimental to their business or personal situations.  Our goal with any tax matter is to find an overall solution that is consistent with our clients' objectives while maximizing tax savings.  Rest assured that, no matter how complex your tax planning needs, the plan we build together will be customized to meet your objectives while minimizing your tax burden.

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