GKG Law's tax attorneys provide practical advice to a wide range of individual and corporate clients in matters of federal, state and international taxation. These include the tax consequences associated with corporate organization and operation, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations, acquisitions and dispositions of property and equipment, tax-free exchanges, leveraged buyouts, workouts of existing financing, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, S corporations, joint ventures and syndications, and tax-exempt organizations.
Members of our tax group work closely with our commercial and regulatory lawyers representing foreign and domestic clients on tax issues involving commercial transactions, tax-free exchanges of aircraft, ships, and rail cars, transfer pricing, withholding taxes, excise taxes, state and local sales and use taxes, tax treaties, and income-tax planning for multi-state operations. Our tax attorneys advise transportation concerns in structuring their operations to maximize tax planning opportunities with respect to federal income and excise taxes and state sales, use, and other taxes.
GKG Law's tax group provides advice to employers about the tax and legal aspects of executive compensation, retirement, and welfare benefit plans. GKG Law's attorneys regularly counsel clients on the complex issues involving stock options, bonus plans, ESOPs, and multi-class equity structures.
The firm represents clients in Internal Revenue Service requests and tax audits, and in-state and municipal audits of local income, sales, use, and excise taxes. GKG Law's attorneys represent our clients’ interests in Federal and state tax legislation, including preparing legislative proposals and related testimony, monitoring legislative and administrative initiatives and rulemaking, and interpreting new laws, regulations, and other administrative pronouncements.
GKG Law provides special tax counsel advice for Internal Revenue Service, state and/or local tax audits, appellate matters, and other controversies. The firm contests the imposition of Trust Fund Recovery Penalties on company directors, officers, and employees. We possess extensive experience in representing clients in all facets of Internal Revenue Service and various state and local collection matters, including liens, levies, Offers-in-Compromise, and penalty and interest abatements.
Members of the tax group regularly lecture and publish articles on a wide variety of tax law topics. Our tax and transactional expertise is internationally recognized and our lawyers regularly serve as aviation/tax counsel to both law and accounting firms.