No corporate deal can go forward without tax planning. Brownstein’s highly experienced and business savvy Tax Group focuses on tax-friendly structures that both minimize your exposure and serve your business objectives. In addition to having an authoritative knowledge of tax law, we understand how tax affects the structure of business transactions and apply tax law in ways that maximize business alternatives and agility.
Our Tax Group advises clients on the full breadth of business and transactional tax issues, and has substantial experience with large, complex, corporate transactions, as well as corporate tax controversy work. Working with clients ranging from large corporations to individual investors, we counsel on mergers and acquisitions, company spin-offs, asset acquisitions, choice of entity, state and local tax concerns and working with the IRS. The group’s real estate-related tax experience is extensive, and includes large-scale development projects, 1031 like-kind exchanges, REITs, acquisitions and dispositions, cross-border investment planning, limited liability, company structures, partnerships, capital gain maximization and low-income housing tax credits.
We work with a broad spectrum of businesses, ranging from the alternative and renewable energy industry to the hotel, resort, casino and hospitality industry, to companies in technology, Internet and telecommunications.
Many members of our Tax Group have advanced degrees in tax disciplines, have accounting, finance and business backgrounds, and have worked for major corporations, national accounting firms and large, money-center law firms. To offer the most comprehensive service possible, they routinely collaborate with our Corporate, Real Estate and Employment groups, bringing together varying specialties and viewpoints.