John R. McGuire is a Denver tax attorney specializing in business transactions, tax planning for individuals & businesses and tax matters before the IRS. John was born in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana Magna Cum Laude and belonged to the Phi Beta Kappa National Honorary Society. After moving to Colorado, John attended the Denver University College of Law and graduated in 2004.
Since joining the Colorado Bar, John has helped his clients with a wide range of issues. His work involves a variety of business transactions, including the formation and sale of business entities, expansion of business operations overseas, disposition and transfer of business assets and interests, and other ongoing transactions as needed by clients.
Additionally, John has helped his clients with their estate planning issues preparing wills and trusts to transfer wealth and assets. As a Denver tax attorney, John has represented hundreds of businesses and individuals before the Internal Revenue Service to resolve audits, tax liabilities and other tax controversies.
John went back to school to obtain a specialized degree in taxation while working full time, graduating from the University of Denver Graduate Tax Program with an LL.M. in Taxation. While a student in the LL.M. tax program, John focused primarily on tax issues before the IRS, corporate & partnership transactions and estate & gift planning. John received the Schramm Scholarship and Graduate Tax Program Scholarship, and worked in the low income tax clinic while attending the graduate tax program.
John also participated in the American Bar Association’s LL.M. Student Tax Challenge. He and his partner’s paper regarding the transfer of cash and business assets between foreign controlled corporations anonymously was chosen as one of four national finalists. As a national finalist, they traveled to San Diego, California to present before some of the most well-known tax professionals in the country at the ABA Tax Section Semi-Annual Conference.
John and his wife Suzette, an optometrist, live in Golden, Colorado. In his free time, John enjoys skiing, rock climbing, mountaineering, backpacking, and spending time with his family and two dogs. John is an avid Indiana Hoosier basketball and Ohio State Buckeye football fan.
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I have worked with John for over 10 years and know him to be one of the most conscientious, thorough, and fair attorneys out there. John’s knowledge and background in taxation helps both his individual and business clients. John always takes the time to get to know his clients and understand their short and long term goals, which helps accomplish the tasks at hand, and builds strong long term relationships. My experiences with John have been nothing but positive and I would whole heartedly recommend John's services.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Section of Taxation||American Bar Association||2012|
|Schramm Scholarship||University of Denver||N/A|
|national finalist||American Bar Association’s LL.M. Student Tax Challenge||N/A|
|Owner/Attorney||McGuire Law Firm||2013 - Present|
|Partner/Attorney||Buckingham & McGuire, LLC||2013 - 2014|
|Partner/Attorney||McGuire, Todd & Associates||2005 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Tax Professionals||Member||2005 - Present|
|Colorado Bar Association||Attorney Member||2004 - Present|
|University of Denver Sturm College of Law||Graduate Tax Program||LL.M - Master of Laws||2012|
|University of Denver Sturm College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Indiana University School of Law||Arts & Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|American Bar Association, Taxation Section||Transactions between foreign controlled organizations||2012|