When it comes to state and local tax issues, you need to ensure that your transactions are carefully planned and that the necessary legal documents are properly drafted. Our experienced practitioners are constantly dialed in to nationwide developments. Because we are at the forefront of related litigation, you also get the benefit of our big picture, forward-thinking view of a transaction. We help you evaluate the risks of a planning strategy or tax position in light of potential litigation.
Clients call on Alston & Bird for assistance with a variety of issues for all types of taxes in every state and in many local jurisdictions. For example, we recently represented six separate coalitions of taxpayers in negotiating prospective-only collection agreements for sales and use taxes.
Multistate Counseling & Transactional Advice
In today’s marketplace, most transactions are multijurisdictional, crisscrossing state lines in obvious and subtle ways. With states intent on securing as much tax revenue as possible, seasoned counsel is needed to navigate conflicting laws and minimize tax burdens. Our team has experience in every state and can provide cost-effective advice for any type of state and local tax issue you face.