"BREAKING Coronavirus Legal News": U.S. Tax Filing Deadline Moved to July 15, 2020
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Taylor Porter's tax and estate planning practice has more-than 80 years combined of tax and estate planning experience and ensure the firm’s clients continue to adhere to the oft-changing tax and estate planning statutes and regulations both locally and nationally.
From individuals to small businesses to large corporations, tax and estate planning needs vary, depending on the client, and Taylor Porter's estate planning and tax attorneys have extensive experience in business formations, acquisitions, mergers, reorganizations and dissolutions, including structuring to minimize tax and liability exposure. We are experienced in representing non-profit, tax exempt and charitable entities from initial consultation through organization and obtaining tax status determination letters to dissolution and liquidation. In addition to counseling clients, we represent clients before local, state and federal tax authorities, including the Louisiana Department of Revenue and Taxation, the Board of Tax Appeals, the Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Tax Court, and all other Louisiana and Federal Courts. With CPAs as well as tax attorneys, the dual service can provide clients with the financial background to understand the intricate details of their company’s balance sheets, and also position us to be able to advise on business structure to reduce tax liabilities, ensure taxes are professionally filed, and be proactive in avoiding any litigation issues.
Taylor Porter also assists individual clients in need of assistance for estate planning documents, ranging from traditional wills and powers of attorney to establishing large-scale trusts, family limited liability companies, and long-term gifting plans to lessen both State and Federal estate and gift tax exposure. Our attorneys can help clients devise estate-planning strategies to help them stay below the exemption threshold and avoid a huge portion of their estate going to taxes, and sort out complex family or financial situations. State laws are very specific about what can and can’t be in a will, trust, or who can and can't serve as a personal representative to a will or trust, and be a financial power of attorney, so our attorneys are available to help sort out those complex issues.
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