Tax Planning & Controversy Group

Henderson Franklin has long been a leader in the local, state and federal tax practice in Southwest Florida.  All of our attorneys in this practice hold advanced degrees in tax law and as they become eligible are required to become board certified in Tax Law.  Our tax attorneys are experienced in handling varied and complex tax issues at the local, state and federal levels.

  • Tax Law
    • Federal and State tax planning
    • Estate and gift taxation
    • Income taxation
    • International taxation
    • Real estate taxation
    • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Agricultural tax planning
  • Ad valorem real & personal property tax
  • Documentary tax
  • Intangibles tax
  • Sales tax
  • Employee benefits and ERISA
  • Tax Services

Taxation planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and partnerships, trusts and estates, involving income, estate, gift, intangibles, ad valorem, documentary stamp, and sale and use taxation

  • Tax planning for real estate transactions
  • Tax planning for foreign ownership of United States assets
  • Tax litigation
  • Taxpayer representation in disputes with the IRS and the Florida Department of Revenue
  • Organization of private foundations and charitable organizations
  • Obtaining and retaining tax exempt status under the Internal Revenue Code and under Florida law
  • Providing guidance on matters of officer and director exposure to legal liability, indemnification, and solicitation of funds
For further assistance in this practice area, contact Guy Whitesman by phone, 239.344.1180 or by email, guy.whitesman@henlaw.com