Our firm regularly assists clients with tax issues ranging from tax planning, assistance with tax return preparation, tax audits and dispute resolution, and tax litigation.
Our tax planning practice focuses on assisting our clients in taking advantage of planning opportunities at both the federal and state level with respect to income taxes, estate/inheritance and gift taxes, sales and use taxes, and property taxes, as well as assistance with all types of tax return preparation.
We also represent both individuals and businesses in all types of federal and state tax disputes and litigation involving: income taxes, estate/inheritance and gift taxes, franchise & excise taxes, sales & use taxes, and property taxes.
We assist our clients in dealing with many governmental agencies, including both the Tennessee Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service. Our goal is always to resolve our clients’ tax dispute as quickly and efficiently as possible. However, if litigation becomes necessary, our tax attorneys are licensed to practice in all levels of Tennessee state courts and Federal courts, including the U.S. Tax Court.
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Matthew A. Grossman
Kevin A. Dean
Estate Planning Update 2017
No one can predict the future, but it appears likely that we’ll see some major changes the federal estate tax law following President-elect Trump’s inauguration on January 20th. A repeal of the federal estate tax has been discussed, along with what I’ll call an alternative system whereby certain unrealized capital gains are taxed at death. […]
Better Safe Than Sorry…Always a Good Idea to File Form 706
No one has a crystal ball, but that does not mean we should not keep our eyes and ears open. Given the drama surrounding the 2016 presidential election, there is one certainty…there could be some MAJOR changes in the federal estate tax regardless of who wins the election. Mr. Trump’s plan proposes to nearly eliminate […]
DON’T GIVE IT ALL AWAY
On many occasions I hear from clients and potential clients that they have given certain assets to their children based on advice from someone with claimed experience/expertise in estate planning; on many occasions, the reasons given are to protect the parent’s assets and to save money. But transferring assets to children is not that simple […]