I founded Altman Associates in the belief that, in addition to providing outstanding... more
I founded Altman Associates in the belief that, in addition to providing outstanding legal expertise, estate planning requires earning each client's trust and providing them with the utmost in personal service. The evidence of thatbelief is the many referrals we have received from our loyal clients in our twenty plus years in business. The Washington metro area is my home and serving this grea... view profile
I represent many types of business clients in their formation, financing, operation... more
I represent many types of business clients in their formation, financing, operation and disposition. I represent real estate developers and other owners of real property in connection with the formation of special taxing districts, tax increment financing districts, and other public-private partnerships, as well as structure joint venture agreements among investors and operators of real propert... view profile
My practice focuses on Tax Exempt Non-Profit Organizations and the people whose... more
My practice focuses on Tax Exempt Non-Profit Organizations and the people whose philanthropy makes them possible. As general counsel for many nonprofits, I am familiar with the compensation, lobbying and political activity restrictions under which they labor, and the legal and ethical ways in which to complyt with these. Much of my work concerns audits on Tax Exempt Non-Profit Organizations by ... view profile
I have been representing individuals and business before the Internal Revenue... more
I have been representing individuals and business before the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing agencies for over 12 years. I chose this practice of law becuase it is something that I enjoy doing and I enjoying helping my clients obtained results.
I am a native Washingtonian and co-founder of the law firm. I am also a CPA and a... more
I am a native Washingtonian and co-founder of the law firm. I am also a CPA and a mediator providing dispute resolution services. I enjoy playing golf and tennis, but most of all spending time with my seven grandchildren.
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.