Brian K. Jones left his own firm in 2012 to join Harrison Held, LLPas a Partner and... more
Brian K. Jones left his own firm in 2012 to join Harrison Held, LLPas a Partner and to Co-Chair (with his father, Jerry) the firms family office practice. His practice is centered on estate planning and administration, but includes business succession planning and real estate transactions. He was recently recognized by Super Lawyer magazine as an Illinois Rising Star. Brian is an active member... 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.