BurgherGray’s tax attorneys provide federal, state, local, and international tax advice to corporations and other business entities, government, nonprofits, individuals, and families. Our attorneys provide creative, practical, business oriented solutions to achieve the client’s goals. We have particular experience in complex business transactions including stock and asset transactions, government and corporate bonds, securitizations, funds, corporate mergers, creation of joint ventures, and cross-border transactions. Our tax lawyers take the lead in the tax planning and structuring of foreign and domestic limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability companies, charitable organizations, and joint ventures.
BurgherGray provides corporate clients with sophisticated tax planning and routinely solves complex corporate tax issues. Our tax attorneys have provided strategic tax planning for major acquisitions, sometimes structured as tax-free reorganizations, and in other instances as taxable acquisitions. Our tax attorneys have advised on multi-country corporate acquisitions and reorganizations and leveraged buyouts using a variety of ownership vehicles.
BurgherGray advises private equity funds and investors on investment and acquisition activities, including all aspects of U.S. and cross-border taxation. We counsel on each stage of private equity from fund formation and management, to transaction and investments, optimizing fund and portfolio company operations and exit planning.
BurgherGray has extensive experience in handling U.S. federal income tax matters involving activities of United States taxpayers in foreign countries and of foreign taxpayers in the United States. Our tax attorneys serve individuals and corporations throughout the United States and the world. Our attorneys handle international business taxation, income sourcing, foreign tax credits, allocations and apportionments of deductions, controlled foreign corporations, subpart F, global intangible low-taxed income, income tax treaties, and use of hybrid entities. Our tax attorneys help clients plan foreign and multinational acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, joint ventures, and develop and use of intellectual property. Our attorneys take a practical approach to international tax matters, often working with tax professionals from other countries, in order to ensure the strategies used for our clients achieve global tax rate efficiencies.
Tax Controversy and Litigation
BurgherGray represents companies and individuals at every level of resolving disputes with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), from meeting with examiners to tax appeals, and if necessary, in tax litigation.
Tax Exempt Organizations
BurgherGray delivers timely, cost effective service to trade professional associations, charitable foundations, and other nonprofits. Our attorneys provide guidance on whether activities such as employment arrangements or business ventures jeopardize tax-exempt status or generate income subject to unrelated business income tax.
BurgherGray advises companies and their executives on all facets of executive compensation, from incentive and nonqualified stock options, to restricted stock plans, stock appreciation rights and phantom stock plans.