Tax, Estate & Business Planning
Our tax attorneys assist clients and their businesses with creative structuring and advice for entity formation (LLCs, corporations, partnerships and nonprofit organizations, including private foundations). We also provide planning, compliance assistance and controversy litigation in the areas of international, federal, state and local taxes. We work with high-income individuals, partnerships, estates and trusts, privately-held companies and large public corporations. We provide services for various transactions across all industries: tax planning strategies for residency; acquisitions and sales; development management and capital gains; and insolvency.
Corporate & Partnership
Our tax attorneys provide tax planning for corporations. We offer legal advice regarding merger related tax issues, acquisitions and dispositions, corporate separations, property distribution to shareholders and executive compensation. Partnerships are non-taxable entities that create tax planning opportunities. Our tax lawyers offer legal advice regarding the benefits of partnership entities and limited partnership entities.
Our tax attorneys aide in the design and implementation of executive compensation programs, such as non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements and stock options. We perform executive compensation analyses in relation to possible incentives to attract or retain experienced management.
Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate
Our Las Vegas estate planning lawyers provide various estate planning services. We prepare documents ranging from simple wills to sophisticated trusts. After conducting personal and confidential interviews, our estate attorneys design the document to incorporate individual goals as well as methods to minimize estate, gift and income taxes.
Our local Las Vegas tax attorneys offer legal advice to international businesses as well as domestic companies doing business worldwide. We provide tax advice to international businesses on entity selection, the use of tax treaties to reduce U.S. withholding, the use of tax treaties to obtain economically global tax rates, and the U.S. income tax obligations of alien residents in the United States. We also provide advice to domestic businesses on tax efficiency for international operation.
Real Estate Tax
Real estate tax in Las Vegas has changed substantially. Our real estate tax lawyers provide practical and tax-saving advice with transactions involving residential, commercial, development or investment property.
Our tax attorneys provide legal representation before the Internal Revenue Service, state agencies and local taxing authorities. Our services vary from federal and state income audits to state sales and use taxes to employment taxes and other tax assessment issues. We also represent individuals in connection with potential liability as a “responsible person” for unpaid trust fund liabilities such as payroll taxes.