CONVICER & PERCY, LLP
concentrates in representing businesses and individuals in all facets of tax law, including: criminal tax representation, federal and state civil tax controversies, estate and wealth planning, business planning, probate, and business transactions. The firm’s attorneys serve on committees of the state and federal bar associations and frequently lecture on tax topics to the bar and accounting organizations. The firm has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms
The firm maintains an active tax controversy practice and frequently appears before the United States Tax Court, Federal District Court, and state courts. The firm represents individuals, corporations, limited liability companies, estates and others in administrative tax controversies and tax disputes before the Internal Revenue Service, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, and the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services. Attorney Convicer and Attorney Percy gained their initial experience serving as trial attorneys at the Office of District Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service.
The firm’s tax background is applied in coordination with its other practice areas, including:
- Civil and criminal tax controversies and disputes before the federal and state tax authorities;
- Tax planning for individuals, corporations, limited liability companies and other business entities to provide the highest quality legal services available while maintaining the highest ethical standards in its efforts to represent the best interests of its clients; and
- Estate and wealth planning, including effective family wealth transfer techniques, post-mortem planning, and the creation of family limited liability companies to provide for the transfer of wealth to younger generations, together with the preparation of wills, living trusts, irrevocable trusts, and insurance trusts.
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