Faegre Baker Daniels builds on a tradition of comprehensive service and extensive industry knowledge to provide counsel to multistate and multinational taxpayers in all aspects of local, state, federal and international taxation. In partnership with our clients, our attorneys provide solutions to complex tax issues through an understanding of both the law and the realities of our clients' businesses. When appropriate, our tax professionals coordinate with Faegre Baker Daniels attorneys in other disciplines to provide a holistic solution for each client's issues.
State & Local Taxation
Our state tax attorneys have provided guidance to thousands of taxpayers while tackling a range of difficult tax issues and aggressive tax agencies. In addition to providing tax planning advice, we assist clients through every step of the litigation process, from audits and administrative appeals to litigation before trial and appellate courts. When necessary, we seek remedies through the state legislative and administrative rule-making processes.
Our attorneys build on longstanding relationships with local assessors to resolve property tax disputes and structure property transactions in a tax-efficient manner, while pursuing litigation that benefits property owners. In addition, we provide support on a variety of local taxes, including hotel occupancy taxes and gaming taxes.
Our federal tax attorneys handle tax matters for clients ranging from individuals, trusts and estates, and closely held corporations to hedge funds, private equity funds and multinational corporations. Our attorneys have experience structuring taxable and non-taxable acquisitions, sales and other corporate restructurings, and addressing tax issues in connection with hybrid debt and other securities offerings. We draft LLC agreements for investment funds and joint ventures. Our attorneys represent clients in connection with IRS audits and appeals and, when necessary, in the federal courts.
Our international tax attorneys provide multinational companies, licensors of intellectual property, private equity investors and individuals who relocate to other countries a wealth of talent and experience in addressing and resolving international tax issues and facilitating cross-border transactions. Our attorneys help analyze the tax issues, risks and planning opportunities of various structures, contract provisions and tax treaties, and we counsel clients on the application of U.S. and foreign tax rules to help minimize their tax burden and grow their businesses.