Amy Drake and Beth Fowler to Present on Signposts on the Tax Road

McLane Middleton attorney Amy E. Drake and Beth L. Fowler will be presenting at an upcoming NH Bar Association CLE on “Signposts on the Tax Road” on March 10, 2021.

The CLE will address common tax issues that could arise in general practice, including issues in:  transfers of real estate, leasing of real estate, formation of business entities, advising business entities, divorce proceedings, estate planning considerations, estate and trust administration concerns and strategies, personal injury rewards and damages, personal injury settlements, and bankruptcy proceedings.  The goal of this CLE is to teach you the basic tax issues that may arise in specific practice areas, help you spot more complex tax issues, and give you tools to recognize how to handle the issue.  There will be discussion of the ethical rules regarding competency, as well as a discussion of how to avoid being “sideswiped” by a tax issue.

Amy is an attorney practicing in the Tax Department. Amy has advised business, individuals, and tax-exempt clients on a wide variety of tax-related topics, including corporate taxation, partnership taxation, international tax and treaty issues, state and local taxation, estate planning and employee benefits.  Amy has represented clients in a broad range of complex corporate and partnership transactions, including taxable and tax-free reorganizations and spin-offs, corporate liquidations and redemptions, S corporation tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and entity formations.  She has assisted clients with business succession planning including the use of tax-advantages complex estate planning vehicles.  In addition, Amy has represented pro bono clients in the IRS offer-in compromise program and negotiated a settlement for a pro bono client with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.  Amy can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1331 or

Beth regularly represents taxpayers before the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration, the Internal Revenue Service and other taxing agencies. Utilizing her experiences as a Hearing Officer and counsel at the Department of Revenue Administration, she is uniquely able to identify potential federal and state tax issues and assist clients in organizing personal and business transactions in the most tax efficient manner possible.  Beth can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1259 or

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