State & Local Tax Planning

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Our attorneys regularly represent clients confronting state and local tax issues.

  • State and Local Tax Audits: We represent clients before various tax agencies, and have been effective in minimizing taxes, penalties, and interest assessed.
  • Tax Litigation: Our attorneys have a history of success in representing clients before the U.S. Tax Court, New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration, Massachusetts Department of Revenue, and Superior Courts.
  • Reasonable Compensation: McLane Middleton’s tax group has provided skilled representation of a variety of small business owners under audit by the State of New Hampshire for “reasonable compensation” issues.
  • Rulemaking and Legislation: Through lobbying activities, involvement in working groups, and working with clients, we assist in improving state tax laws and in the review and streamlining of state agency practices and procedures.
  • Real Estate Tax Appeals: We have a history of successful client appeals before the New Hampshire Superior Court and Board of Tax & Land Appeals.

For additional information, contact John Rich, chair of the firm's Tax Department.