Taxation

Overview

Dykema lawyers are well-versed in the complexities of federal, state and local tax law, and provide high level representation on the full range of tax issues to business, nonprofit and government entities as well as high-net-worth individuals. Our lawyers craft strategic solutions that help clients defer or reduce their tax liabilities and comply with the evolving tax law landscape, as well as structure a range of economically sound, tax-efficient transactions. We represent clients in adversarial tax proceedings—such as audit controversies, administrative proceedings and litigation in all judicial forums available to taxpayers. Our experience also includes representation on legislative and regulation projects before the tax-writing committees of Congress and the Treasury Department.

Employee Benefits

Experienced Dykema employee benefits attorneys work hand-in-hand with their colleagues throughout the firm to provide clients with effective representation in both traditional and emerging areas of employee benefits law. Read more.

Estate Planning and Administration

We approach estate planning and probate issues with special sensitivity to client concerns, offering complete counsel on everything from wills and trusts to contested probate matters. Read more.

Federal Tax

For a broad range of corporate clients and high net worth individuals, we develop strategically appropriate solutions to both mundane and complex federal tax problems. Read more.

Nonprofits and Tax-Exempt Organizations

Our diverse group of private and public nonprofit organization clients benefits from exceptional corporate, tax, compliance, regulatory, employment, licensing, government relations, real estate, litigation and pensions and benefit services and support. Read more.

Property Tax Appeals

Dykema attorneys regularly achieve successful outcomes for clients by appealing property taxes in all available forums. Read more.

Real Estate Tax Incentives and Economic Development

Dykema's tax attorneys work with the firm’s real estate and corporate attorneys and government policy advisors to help corporate, nonprofit, state and tribal government entities maximize opportunity and minimize overall project costs through federal and state economic development and tax incentive programs. Read more.

State and Local Tax

Dykema provides exceptional representation on state and local tax issues to business entities and high-net-worth individuals. Read more.

Tax Controversies and Litigation

A rare combination of litigation skills and experience in complicated tax matters positions our team of attorneys to provide successful representation on such issues as appealing property taxes; handling tax litigation in state and federal courts; income, gift, and estate matters; audits and appeals; and the resolution of disputes through litigation. Read more.

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