George C. Mastrodonato, a principal, joined Carney Badley Spellman in April 2010. Mr.... more
George C. Mastrodonato, a principal, joined Carney Badley Spellman in April 2010. Mr. Mastrodonato was previously a partner in the Seattle office of Dorsey & Whitney LLP, and a shareholder in both the Olympia and Seattle offices of Lane Powell PC. His practice focuses on Washington state and local taxes. He represents a diverse group of clients in a wide variety of industries, including forest ... view profile
Amber Quintal is a member in the Business Department at Ogden Murphy Wallace, PLLC.... more
Amber Quintal is a member in the Business Department at Ogden Murphy Wallace, PLLC. Her practice focuses on federal, state and local taxation, estate planning and probate, and general business.Ms. Quintal received her B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Washington in 2001. In 2005, she received concurrent J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Washington Scho... view profile
Rob McCallum's practice emphasizes the resolution of civil and criminal tax matters... more
Rob McCallum's practice emphasizes the resolution of civil and criminal tax matters before the Internal Revenue Service and the Washington State Department of Revenue. He also represents clients in other federal and state criminal matters. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. McCallum was a federal prosecutor with the Criminal Tax Section of the United States Department of Justice and... view profile
Liv Wernecke is a shareholder with more than 30 years experience at Betts Patterson... more
Liv Wernecke is a shareholder with more than 30 years experience at Betts Patterson Mines, he heads the Estate Planning and Probate practice area and also is a member of the firm’s Business Transactions Practice Group. Mr. Wernecke’s practice covers estate planning, succession planning for closely held business, real estate and investment entities, compensation and retirement arrangements, pr... view profile
Less clients, better service. Most of my clients are a lot like me: entrepreneurial,... more
Less clients, better service. Most of my clients are a lot like me: entrepreneurial, in charge of their businesses and futures, dynamic, give a high priority to values such as integrity and hard work. They want focused attention when they need it but otherwise just like to say "Hi" now and then. If you like your calls returned without having to be concerned about the billing practices and you l... view profile
I help small businesses and non-profits with their corporate and tax issues. I also... more
I help small businesses and non-profits with their corporate and tax issues. I also assist families and individuals with their estate planning needs. I try to charge at flat fee rates or provide an estimate for fees in advance. My mission is to help clients find solutions, whether they are legal, business, or personal.
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.