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Numerous attorneys of Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen hold Master of Laws degrees in taxation (LLM) and our Firm’s tax attorneys represent clients with the following services:

  • Provide business planning for closely-held entities, and provide tax advice for matters from formation to liquidation.

  • Represent clients in acquisitions, mergers, reorganizations and dissolutions, including structuring to minimize tax and liability exposure.

  • Advise clients on formation and operations of entities for both tax planning and state law compliance issues, and drafting business documents to achieve client objectives.

  • Advise clients concerning business and personal financial transactions and options to lessen tax exposure.

  • Develop the tax structure for sales, mergers or acquisitions of businesses, and drafting buy-sell agreements, asset or stock purchase agreements, operating agreements, or other corporate governance instruments.

  • Handle federal, state and local tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service, Florida Department of Revenue and local taxing authorities.

  • Provide advice to nonprofit entities on formation, corporate governance, tax exemption, and compliance with tax-exempt law.