Tax Advice And Counseling
Economically, Florida is one of the fastest growing states in the nation. For businesses, this new wealth comes with various legal difficulties, including tax issues. Our tax attorneys come equipped with the sophisticated experience and legal and accounting knowledge to plan out and implement complex and strategic business ventures so as to minimize or eliminate your short-term and long-term tax liability.
Businesses have a unique dilemma when seeking legal counsel. A thriving business requires an attorney knowledgeable in business issues and well-versed in tax law so that the attorney can advise the client on the tax implications of any proposed transaction.
Whether you’re creating a new business or expanding your current one, our tax attorneys will work closely with you to plan for and structure your business venture to obtain the optimal tax result. Our tax lawyers have experience in dealing with everything from local joint ventures and partnerships to multi-national corporations. We can advise you on mergers and acquisitions or reorganizations or represent you in connection with securities offerings and other investment opportunities.
For your closely held business, we have experience giving general tax advice as well as serving as general business advisors. We also represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service in connection with federal income tax disputes and the Florida Department of Revenue in connection with state tax disputes.
Our tax attorneys have extensive knowledge of Florida’s corporate income tax, sales tax, documentary stamp tax, recurring intangible tax, non-recurring intangible tax, and ad valorem property tax. We also have experience in dealing with municipal and county taxes. Whether in an adversarial or cordial situation, we can represent you before the Florida Department of Revenue or local taxing authority and negotiation a resolution to your tax controversy.
Our tax attorneys provide tax advice and planning for small businesses, mid-sized businesses, and large businesses of all types and forms, including family-owned businesses. Some common areas of tax planning and business planning advice include:
- Capital gains
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Sale of businesses
- Tax laws and compliance
- Employment matters
- Tax disputes
- Delinquent taxes and other tax issues for business owners
Our tax lawyers realize that each client and each business transaction has unique and personal needs, from the smallest family-based startup to a large business with hundreds of employees. Our tax lawyers will take time with you to understand your needs and help you understand your options. We realistically evaluate litigation hazards and seek to achieve resolutions at the earliest possible stage. By planning ahead for various business tax-related issues, we can help protect the interests and future of your business. With this in mind, we provide experience-based advice on reporting, disclosure, privilege, document retention, and other pre-controversy matters.
Let Us Help You Keep Your Money
Let the tax attorneys at Older Lundy & Alvarez plan your next business formation or transaction to achieve the best tax resolution and preserve your business interests for many years to come. You worked hard for your money, let us help you keep it. Call 813-254-8998 to schedule an appointment and come in for a free consult to explore your options.