Mr. Giles works with the estate planning and taxation groups with a focus in the... more
Mr. Giles works with the estate planning and taxation groups with a focus in the areas of federal and state taxation, estate and gift tax planning, probate and trust administration and guardianship and conservatorship law. He develops complex estate planning strategies and assists clients in implementing and administering their customized estate plans. He represents individual and entity taxpay... view profile
Douglas A. Taggart is a shareholder of Durham Jones & Pinegar, chairman of its... more
Douglas A. Taggart is a shareholder of Durham Jones & Pinegar, chairman of its Estate Planning Section and Managing Attorney of the Ogden, Utah, office. He has experience in sophisticated tax and estate planning and business and real estate transactions. He is rated “AV” by the Martindale-Hubbell peer review system and was named “favorite attorney in Northern Utah” by the Standard-Examiner new... view profile
As an attorney, I have the privilege of helping my clients make important... more
As an attorney, I have the privilege of helping my clients make important professional and personal life decisions. Whether those decisions revolve around the creation of a personal, custom estate plan tailored to their unique situations and families, or creating a busines entity that will help take a company to the next level. Prior to becoming an attorney, I worked in the financial servi... 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.