Federal Income Tax

The attorneys in the Tax Group at Dinsmore are knowledgeable about federal and state tax laws and apply their knowledge to help clients plan their business and personal affairs to minimize tax liability. In addition to tax planning in a wide range of business and personal contexts, the tax attorneys assist clients with the resolution of disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and state tax authorities.


  • Structuring partnerships, limited liability companies and joint ventures
  • Structuring merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions
  • Structuring tax-free reorganizations and taxable mergers and acquisitions
  • Advising multinational businesses and investing in the United States concerning the foreign tax provisions of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Representing foundations, charities and other tax-exempt organizations
  • Planning and structuring acquisitions of businesses with multistate operations
  • Tax planning for individuals in connection with business and personal transactions
  • Advising clients concerning state and local tax issues
  • Tax controversy practice, including representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service Appeals Office and in litigation
  • Administrative practice that includes obtaining rulings from the Internal Revenue Service
  • Structuring investments to minimize or avoid UBIT for tax-exempt entities