Patrick Cornelius “Con” Cotter grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana and attended... more
Patrick Cornelius “Con” Cotter grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana and attended Louisiana State University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Upon graduation, Con accepted a position with Heard, McElroy & Vestal in Shreveport, Louisiana and passed the C.P.A. exam during his first year with the firm. In 2006, after several years working in the firm’s independent audit and valuation ... 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.