Tax Law

Kell, Alterman & Runstein, L.L.P. represents individuals, businesses, and fiduciaries in all aspects of federal, state, and local tax issues, including estate tax, income tax, and tax planning. Our attorneys counsel and advocate for individuals, corporations, partnerships, and tax-exempt entities throughout Oregon and Washington. We also represent clients in tax controversies, including representation related to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state estate, gift, and income tax audits.

Our attorneys are well versed in preparing complex gift tax returns, estate tax returns, and fiduciary income tax returns, and routinely advise clients regarding issues related to:

  • Gift taxation
  • Estate taxation
  • Income taxation
  • Generation-skipping transfer taxes
  • Step-up in basis for capital gains tax purposes
  • Corporate succession planning
  • Charitable giving and charitable planning

We also represent clients in connection with:

  • Tax compliance matters
  • Examination of federal and state income tax returns
  • 1031 tax-free exchanges
  • Tax collection matters
  • Tax consequences of a commercial transaction or sale of a commercial interest

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