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John Porter, partner, discusses Current Issues Involving Family Limited Partnerships and LLCs

John Porter, a partner in the firm’s Tax practice, recently delivered a presentation at the 41st Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Porter discussed the federal estate and gift tax issues involving family limited partnerships and limited liability companies. The discussion included IRS and taxpayer positions regarding these entities, recent valuation and Section 2036 case law, and tips for dealing with disputes regarding these entities.

Mr. Porter handles federal gift, estate, and income tax litigation and controversy work, including disputes and litigation with the Internal Revenue Service. He is nationally recognized for his expertise in representing taxpayers before and against the IRS in estate and gift tax controversies, especially those involving hard-to-value assets such as interests in family limited partnerships and limited liability companies.

To read Mr. Porter’s paper on “Current Issues Involving FLPs and LLCs”, please click here.

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