A native of Baltimore, MD Mr. Katz received his undergraduate degree from the... more
A native of Baltimore, MD Mr. Katz received his undergraduate degree from the American University (Washington, DC) -- BS Political Science/Justice (1994), law degree from the Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1997, and Masters of Taxation (LLM) from the University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) in 1998. Mr. Katz academic record placed him on the Dean's List for second and third years of Law Sc... view profile
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
Michael Fried has more than 25 years of experience in the practice of law and the... more
Michael Fried has more than 25 years of experience in the practice of law and the operation of business enterprises. He understands the opportunities, problems and priorities that merit attention from Board Chairmen, Chief Executive Officers and Presidents of companies operating in the real world of business, and has served in these same capacities for a real estate syndication company, a resid... 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.
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
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.