Practice Areas

The Mayhall Law Firm maintains a highly specialized tax, business and commercial practice; including expertise in the following areas:

Tax Controversy and Collection

  • Tax audits and tax litigation at the federal, state, and local levels
  • IRS and Louisiana Department of Revenue collection matters, including tax liens, tax levies, garnishments, offers-in-compromise, and payment plans
  • Sales and employment tax audits, and property tax disputes

Tax Planning and Advices

  • Tax planning in connection with lawsuits, settlements and judgments
  • Tax planning for businesses and individuals in commercial transactions
  • Tax planning for businesses and individuals involved in operations outside of the United States, and foreign investors and businesses involved in operations in the United States
  • Tax advice regarding offshore financial accounts
  • Formation of charitable organizations and other tax exempt organizations, including advices on maintaining tax exempt status

Business Planning

  • Formation and operation of partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, and S corporations
  • Preparation of organizational documents including, articles of incorporation, articles of organization, partnership agreements, and operating agreements for limited liabilities, companies C corporations and S corporations
  • Buying and selling businesses
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Stock sales and asset sales
  • Contract negotiation and preparation

Estate Planning/Successions/Wills/Trusts

  • Preparation of wills, trusts, buy-sell agreements and other estate planning documents
  • Representation of estates in probate/succession proceedings