I concentrate my practice in the areas of estate tax planning, business planning,... more
I concentrate my practice in the areas of estate tax planning, business planning, and trust, estate, and tax litigation. I am admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Florida, United States District Court (Massachusetts and Rhode Island) and United States Tax Court. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree from The George Washington University, and my Juris Doctor and LL.M. in Taxatio... view profile
Jane I. Coogan joined the firm as an associate in January of 2014. Attorney Coogan... more
Jane I. Coogan joined the firm as an associate in January of 2014. Attorney Coogan is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross (B.A. 2001) and Villanova University School of Law (J.D. 2007, L.L.M. 2007). While in law school, Ms. Coogan participated in the Federal Tax Clinic, representing low income taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and in the U.S. Tax Court. She also served as... 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.