Tax Attorney

Understanding how to account for various components and ensuring that you protect yourself and your assets can be a daunting task.  Working with qualified service providers, such as a good CPA and tax attorney, can go a long way toward helping you protect your assets. Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles' attorneys offer our clients a full range of taxation services, including advice concerning federal and Georgia corporate and individual income tax, estate and inheritance tax, and the federal gift tax. 

Contact our Tax Law Attorneys
We work with individuals to minimize taxation through effective estate planning, wills and trusts. We also provide planning advice to minimize taxation in proposed transactions such as land or asset sales, mergers, acquisitions and redemptions of business and like-kind exchanges.


Tax Attorney Services:

  • Estate planning, including advice and preparation of documents to implement estate plans involving wills, trusts, health care & financial durable powers of attorney, living wills and charitable & non-charitable gifts.
  • Step-up basis for holding assets
  • Capital gains strategies involving sale of real estate and other assets
  • 1031 exchanges for transfers of properties
  • Tax controversies, including audits, appeals, and civil litigation.
  • Collection and adversary matters, including dealing with Internal Revenue Service personnel, helping clients with liens, levies, seizures, and resolving collection matters through installment agreements and offers in compromise
  • Bankruptcy planning
  • Business planning

Who We Represent

The firm has represented the City of Gainesville and assisted many nonprofit organizations with initial qualification, determination and maintenance of tax-exempt status, advice on unrelated business income and tax planning. Our tax planning expertise includes advising upon selection of the appropriate entity to conduct business and representation of:

  • General and limited partnerships
  • Limited liability companies
  • S corporations
  • Closely held and publicly held corporations
  • Charitable and other tax-exempt organizations

Contact Us

If you are interested in our tax attorney services, we invite you to contact us or contact one of our leading tax lawyers directly: