Taxation

Lewis Thomason’s tax attorneys provide sophisticated federal and state tax advice to clients across Tennessee and the United States, in both transactional and litigation contexts.

For example, we help with individual income tax planning, including the Hall income tax, and property taxes; complex estate planning, including business succession, estate and gift taxes, and income taxes; business tax planning, including entity choice and formation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and other capital investment considerations, and compensation issues; tax compliance, including franchise, excise, sales, and use taxes, and complex audits; representation during the examination of returns and collection of delinquent tax debts;

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Lewis Thomason’s tax attorneys provide sophisticated federal and state tax advice to clients across Tennessee and the United States, in both transactional and litigation contexts.

For example, we help with individual income tax planning, including the Hall income tax, and property taxes; complex estate planning, including business succession, estate and gift taxes, and income taxes; business tax planning, including entity choice and formation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and other capital investment considerations, and compensation issues; tax compliance, including franchise, excise, sales, and use taxes, and complex audits; representation during the examination of returns and collection of delinquent tax debts; and international tax compliance and enforcement.

We also provide litigation counsel in criminal tax matters, administrative appeals, and other tax-related cases in state and federal courts, the Internal Revenue Service, and state taxing authorities.  Lewis Thomason attorneys are experienced at preparing offers in compromises, installment agreements, and requests for penalty and interest abatements, and navigating due process hearings during the collection phase.  Our clients have also prevailed before the IRS and state taxing authorities on petitions for removal of federal and state tax liens and levies.

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