Tax

Broude, Smith, Jennings, McGlinchey & Fitzgerald, P.C. provides comprehensive tax planning services and tax controversy representation. Tax attorney Cary Jennings is board-certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and spent six years as a trial lawyer for the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice before making the transition to private practice.

Tax Planning for Businesses. We consider tax ramifications when:

  • Selecting and structuring partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures, business trusts, and other entities
  • Structuring merger, acquisition and divestiture, and restructuring transactions
  • Structuring real estate transactions, real estate investment trusts and advising clients on REIT-related tax issues

We advise corporate clients regarding tax issues involved with private placements of equity, debt and hybrid securities; assist with tax-free reorganizations (including spin-offs), taxable mergers, and acquisitions; and provide counsel regarding state and local tax issues.

Tax Representation for Individuals. In addition to providing tax planning services with respect to business and personal transactions, we advise individual clients on asset protection and ways to minimize state inheritance, federal estate, real estate and other taxation through trust and estate planning, including: