Sue Sprunger stays current on the latest developments in tax law and brings more... more
Sue Sprunger stays current on the latest developments in tax law and brings more than thirty (30) years of experience in the tax arena – including with the Internal Revenue Service, as a certified public accountant and as an attorney – to provide a full range of services in the areas of federal and state taxation. Sue’s practice focuses on structuring and negotiating business tr... view profile
James is an attorney with Van Winkle’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. He... more
James is an attorney with Van Winkle’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. He received his law degree after having previously practiced for three years as a CPA in the Asheville office of a regional public accounting firm.
My practice focuses on business and transactional taxation, entity formation,... more
My practice focuses on business and transactional taxation, entity formation, reorganizations, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. I also assist clients with corporate law matters, including governance and compliance, and I work with clients in the area of tax-exempt organizations. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Greensboro College and a Juris... 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.