TAXATION

We consider and advise on all tax issues in connection with real estate transactions, business activities, formation and operation of partnerships, LLCs, C and S corporations, mergers, acquisitions and other forms of business structuring. With our tax law expertise, we are adept at resolving specific tax issues arising out of business transactions and ongoing operations as well as negotiating and structuring transnational documents such as real estate purchase agreements, lease agreements, stock and asset purchase agreements, redemption agreements, buy-out agreements, consulting and professional services agreements, severance agreements, partnership agreements and LLC agreements and other commercial agreements, each in the most tax advantageous manner.

OUR AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION INCLUDE:

  • Section 1031 and 1033 Like-Kind Exchanges
  • Purchases, Leases and Sale-Lease Back Transactions
  • Real and Personal Property Tax Assessments and California Proposition 13 Reassessments
  • Gifting and Estate Planning Matters
  • Business Formation and Entity Selection
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Placements
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Relationships
  • Distributions of Income and Assets
  • Business Reorganizations
  • Licensing Arrangements
  • Cancellation of Indebtedness
  • Debt Financings