Every year our tax laws are becoming more complex. Stark & Knoll's tax practice group assists our clients in understanding these complex rules, identifying tax planning opportunities and helping in the planning of tax effective business strategies.

Our tax lawyers have a strong foundation of technical tax expertise along with a practical understanding of current business practices which, when combined, allow our clients to accomplish their goal of minimizing taxes and understanding the tax ramifications of particular transactions. Among the areas which our tax practice group has analyzed and provided advice for our clients are the following:

  • Choice of business entity
  • Structuring acquisitions and dispositions of businesses and particular assets
  • Closely held business planning
  • Corporate mergers and reorganizations
  • Executive compensation planning
  • Stock option and bonus plans
  • Non-qualified deferred compensation plans
  • Succession planning to allow a transfer of a business to future generations
  • Representing clients before federal and state tax authorities
  • Applications for, and protection of, tax-exempt status