Business and Exit Planning Attorney in Colorado Springs, CO
Corporate planning and counsel, to include: identifying business structures that maximize tax savings for entrepreneurs; providing counsel on avoiding shareholder conflict, and the drafting of conflict resolution mechanisms that insure the survival of the business entity in the event that conflict between shareholders occurs. This includes representing clients buying or selling businesses.
Our work includes advising both for-profit and tax exempt (nonprofit) organizations. Our non-profit practice fits neatly into our charitable planning practice.
We also draft all types of business agreements, including but not limited to buy-sell agreements, sales representative agreements, joint venture agreements, independent contractor agreements, equipment leases, and real estate leases.
Mr. Buckley has been the U.S. legal counsel for overseas companies in diverse industries. He consulted for U.S. and foreign companies, including manufacturing, technology, and medical companies. He led a technology company on the East Coast for ten months as an interim President. As a result, he understands the personnel issues, cost-benefit analysis and risk assessment which regular business people face daily.
Business structures frequently can save our clients thousands of dollars in personal taxes annually. The Firm’s sophisticated knowledge of business structures (corporation, limited partnerships & limited liability companies) enhances owners’ abilities to make informed tax decisions…before the tax is due this year.
The Firm frequently counsels business owners and entrepreneurs on business succession issues, exit strategies and shareholder conflict resolution mechanisms. Unless business clients consider these issues early-on in the life of the business, owners and employees alike can be hurt if death of a key owner becomes the client’s de-facto exit strategy.
With the political and economic climate as it is in the summer of 2008, we are not likely to see total repeal of the federal estate tax in the foreseeable future. However, both Republican and Democratic Presidential candidates support estate tax reform. Realistically,...