Unique Ability

Welcome to our small family firm with international scale. Our specialists are professionals with multi-year experience in law and with the clients we serve. Our Attorneys have deep knowledge and experience in tax, startup/small business, wealth management, estates and trusts, oil and gas, and international law.

New Thinking

Our client service and back-office management systems leverage the latest technology in order to keep client costs low and service quality high. Most of our services are billed based on flat fee contracts, we don't like unpredictable expenses. We provide practical advice in plain English (or Russian, or German, ...).

Our Clients

The partners and staff of our law firm seek to empower you. Whether you are in need of tax services, looking for advice on managing money or starting a business, we are here for you. Our focus is on being lawyers who help you to say "yes, we can do that." We find solutions, we explain, we empower.

Insights and Analysis

Capital investments in a business generally must be deducted piecemeal over many years rather than immediately deducted against business income the year they were made.  With proper planning and filing, the length of time over which expensive new property must be depreciated can be reduced or eliminated.  Accelerated depreciation, and sometimes 100% bonus depreciation under ... [Read more]

U.S. taxpayers who work and pay income taxes abroad often receive credits on U.S. taxes for amounts paid to the foreign tax authority. When the foreign jurisdiction refunds some of that money, the taxpayer must report the refund and pay taxes on it to the U.S. Although there may be some doubt about ultimately keeping ... [Read more]

U.S. taxpayers who control foreign businesses must remain vigilant with regard to many responsibilities, including the often-overlooked duty to file informational returns. Four different kinds of taxpayers must inform the IRS of their income and expenses from their ownership of foreign businesses by filing Form 5471 with their annual 1040s. The price tag for failing ... [Read more]