I was born in Alaska and have been practicing law here since 1976. I am an elected... more
I was born in Alaska and have been practicing law here since 1976. I am an elected Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (www.actec.org), a select group of attorneys who are nationally recognized in the practice of estate planning, probate and trust law. I am also one of only two Alaskans elected as a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel (www.actconline.org)... view profile
Nathaniel K. (Nathan) MacPherson opened the San Diego office and opened and now... more
Nathaniel K. (Nathan) MacPherson opened the San Diego office and opened and now heads the Alaska office of The MacPherson Group, P.C. Having traveled to 25 countries on four continents and 47 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia, Nathan often works from remote locations, such as while visitng clients or researching issues, both in the USA and offshore. Nathan's practice includes civil ... view profile
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.