I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from Carnegie-... more
I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1992. In 1995, I graduated from the University of Maryland School Of Law with my Juris Doctor degree. I received my LL.M. in Taxation from The University of Alabama in 2013.After graduation, I worked in tax positions within accounting firms and Fortune 500 corporations. I was a tax associate at ... 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.