Taxation issues can leach away profits, kill a business deal or land business owners in hot water with the IRS. The law firm of McBrayer provides comprehensive counsel in tax planning and structuring of transactions to minimize tax ramifications. We also advocate effectively for business clients in matters of tax collection, audits or tax litigation.
With offices in Lexington, Louisville, Greenup, and Ashland, and a government relations office in Frankfort and presence in Washington, D.C., we serve businesses of all sizes in all industries in Kentucky and neighboring states. Although taxes are part and parcel of operating a company and making business deals, our business and corporate law attorneys can help mitigate your tax burden and deal with government taxing authorities.
Experienced Lawyers for Business Tax Planning
We help clients anticipate tax implications of everything from business entity selection to complex business transactions. We offer tax planning counsel to minimize or offset corporate income tax, payroll tax, sales tax or excise tax. Our attorneys also offer strategies for reducing or eliminating business transfer taxes and business succession (estate tax).
In corporate mergers and acquisitions, for example, we help clients take advantage of beneficial tax exemptions through 1031 exchanges, Section 368 tax-free reorganizations or 338(h)(10) stock purchase elections. We can discuss methods for alleviating taxes in any asset sale, stock sale or business transactions.
Representation for Tax Disputes and Litigation
Our tax law attorneys advocate for business owners in tax controversies with the Kentucky Department of Revenue or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). We represent clients in tax audits or intervene on behalf of clients in disputes over income tax or transactional taxes. In many cases, we can negotiate an offer in compromise or abatement of interest and penalties. We are also prepared to litigate in U.S. Tax Court.
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The Kentucky corporate and business tax law lawyers of the McBrayer firm can discuss business tax planning or a tax controversy, contact the firm online.
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Who We Serve
Federal and state tax law and its application to your business is a paramount concern. The attorneys at McBrayer are experienced at helping their clients navigate tax law in areas such as tax planning, tax effects of stock and asset sales, handling issues with the taxing authorities, and income, gift and estate tax issues facing shareholders and other equity owners.