Tax

Spadea Lignana’s tax attorneys are experienced in advising and representing clients concerning all types of federal, state/local and foreign taxes.  The firm provides general tax planning advice, tax consulting on issues related to business activities and transactions (including executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions and dispositions of stock or assets) and counseling through tax controversies.

Tax Planning

Spadea Lignana’s tax attorneys provide advice and develop plans and structures for clients in connection with the organization and operation of business entities including corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, in order to help clients reduce applicable federal, state/local and foreign taxes. In addition, our attorneys are experienced in identifying and negotiating state and local tax incentives, including tax abatements and income tax credits.  We routinely apply for letter rulings with the Internal Revenue Service.

Business Transactions

Spadea Lignana has a substantial business transactions practice, and each such transaction raises significant tax issues. Our tax attorneys are experienced in assisting and advising our clients on tax issues in connection with all types of sophisticated business transactions.

Tax Controversies

Our tax attorneys handle all types of state and federal tax controversies. Spadea Lignana has been especially successful in New Jersey and Pennsylvania state and local tax controversy work.

Our attorneys are experienced in dealing with tax authorities on all administrative levels, including the New Jersey Division of Taxation, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service. We also have broad experience in handling tax controversies in the United States Tax Court and the United States District Court.