Woods Fuller provides a broad array of estate, gift and generation-skipping tax services ranging from the administration of estates and trusts to the provision of detailed opinion letters. Clients from across the nation seek asset protection and transfer guidance from our firm. These clients count on us to form sophisticated trusts, corporations, family limited partnerships, and limited liability companies tailored to their individual needs.
We counsel clients about the tax consequences of real property transactions, like-kind exchanges, charitable gifts, and investment structures, and help our clients transfer assets, maximize their capital gains, and preserve losses.
Thorough knowledge of corporate and partnership taxation enables us to help with entity selection, capitalization, operation, sale and liquidation of businesses. We can provide appropriate advice on property, employment, sales and use tax issues. Closely-held and family-owned businesses look to us for business succession plans that minimize taxes while providing appropriate leadership transitions.
The firm’s tax lawyers aid individual and business clients with audits, claims and appeals involving income, estate, employment, property, sales and use tax issues. These lawyers also represent individual beneficiaries, personal representatives, trustees, and charitable organizations in will contents and other estate or trust-related actions. They assist with guardianships, conservatorships and counsel fiduciaries about methods to help prevent litigation.
Our tax professionals work with other firm attorneys and financial advisors to provide the integrated tax and personal advice essential for effective planning. Individuals seek our counsel about real property transactions, like-kind exchanges, charitable gifts, business entities, and investment structures. We help our clients transfer assets, and minimize tax.
Because of the firm’s wide variety of business clients, we are experienced in minimizing taxes when organizing, operating, selling, restructuring and liquidating businesses. Closely-held and family-owned businesses routinely look to us for business succession plans that minimize taxes while providing appropriate leadership transitions. We offer business owners insight on protecting capital gains, avoiding personal holding company taxes and avoiding other tax penalties.
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