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Barnes Law Firm has significant experience in all aspects of personal and business tax planning. The firm provides counseling on individual tax issues, including planning for tax matters and transactions for individuals and businesses. Our lawyers focus on the taxation of individuals, corporations (C corporations and S corporations) and their shareholders, partnerships and partners, limited liability companies and their members, and other entities and their owners. As part of our business tax planning, we routinely advise clients on taxable and tax-free acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, and reorganizations, and real estate, financing, debt restructuring and leasing activities of businesses. The firm also is experienced in advising clients on like-kind exchanges, joint ventures, venture capital investments, business formations and general personal and business tax matters. Our lawyers also closely monitor legislative activity in the tax area to ensure tax planning tracks changes and anticipated changes in tax laws.
With all of our attorneys holding LL. M. degrees in taxation, our firm has the ability and expertise to meet the needs of individuals and businesses for matters involving federal and state income, gift, estate and generation skipping taxation. Our firm is proficient in providing support for entities in all phases of operation: from formation to dissolution and liquidation and all intervening stages. Our business practice's services include purchases and sales of businesses, providing analysis and guidance regarding tax issues, formation of business entities, aiding in compliance for business entities and negotiating and preparing buy-sell agreements.