Our tax services include assistance with respect to choice of entity and optimum entity structure; transactional tax planning; real estate activities including the use of limited liability companies and other business entities, and IRC Section 1031 like-kind exchanges; dissolution and liquidation of business entities; business and individual tax matters; federal, state and local taxation including income taxes, estate/inheritance taxes, gift, transfer and generation skipping taxes, franchise taxes, ad valorem taxes, and sales and use taxes; tax-exempt organizations including the formation and operation of private foundations and 501(c)(3) public charities, preparation of applications for recognition of tax exemption (IRS Forms 1023 and 1024), the preservation of tax-exempt status, and the applicability of unrelated business income tax (UBIT) rules; federal and state tax controversies including collection matters, tax liens, audits of previously filed returns, and administrative appeals from prior decisions of taxing authorities; and proactive measures to avoid or minimize controversies including the procurement of private letter rulings.