So many business activities—from corporate and real transactions transactions to employee compensation to long-term planning and estate planning—have significant tax implications. That’s why at Husch Blackwell, corporate law and tax law are integrated pursuits.
U.S. Congress makes significant changes to federal tax law almost every year, while the Internal Revenue Service publishes its own guidance and promulgates or updates regulations. Federal tax courts issue hundreds of tax rulings each year. Our attorneys are committed to staying abreast of these many changes so that our clients can focus on their business goals.
The Federal Tax Planning group represents multinational and domestic companies, their executives, their owners, other individuals and estates in large and complex business transactions. Group members provide insights to our “deal” attorneys, many of whom are also tax attorneys, to minimize adverse tax impacts and maximize possible tax benefits. The group’s attorneys have a deep understanding of tax issues and the extensive experience required to provide clients with creative and practical solutions.
The Federal Tax Planning group comprises high-caliber and nationally recognized attorneys. Some team members hold accounting degrees and are CPAs. Some were with Big Four accounting firms; others have MBAs and LLMs in tax, and two were formerly IRS attorneys. Members of the group frequently speak, write and teach on tax-related issues.
The tax-planning issues that our team has addressed include: