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

Foreign Corporation Tax On US Partnership Liquidation

Foreign corporations with U.S.-sourced income are subject to U.S. taxes on gain earned in the ordinary course of their U.S. operations and when a U.S. office location is a material factor in the production of that gain.  In what circumstances will the Tax Court find this has occurred, and does it apply equally to all ... [Read more]

How To Donate An Airplane Or Have You Got Your Contemporaneous Written Acknowledgement

If you attempt to make a charitable contribution of a used motor vehicle, boat, or airplane, can you offset the contribution in your tax return? In 2017, the U.S. Tax Court addressed an important question for taxpayers looking to deduct the value of used vehicle contributions to charity in Izen v. CIR, 148 T.C. No. ... [Read more]

Qualified Business Income Deduction

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act added a provision for the Qualified Business Income deduction under Section 199A of the Code. The language of the statute itself can be unpacked a bit. The very first subsection (a) of the law sets out the general formula: “(a) IN GENERAL.—In the case of a taxpayer other ... [Read more]