Tax Law

At Martin Browne, we work closely with our clients to provide clear, concise, and practical real-world solutions to complex legal issues, focusing on their tax and business objectives. Our tax clients include:

  • Individuals
  • Closely-held and family-owned businesses
  • S corporations
  • Limited liability companies
  • Partnerships
  • Start-up businesses
  • Entrepreneurs


Two of our tax attorneys are experienced CPA’s, providing financial and accounting expertise and another has a Master of Laws (LLM) in Taxation. We have developed a significant tax practice over the course of the firm’s history, providing advice and representation to our clients on a wide array of tax matters, including:

  • Individual/personal income tax
  • Corporate and partnership tax
  • Tax compliance
  • Business succession
  • Estate and gift taxation, and estate planning
  • Tax audits and litigation
  • Executive compensation and employee benefits
  • ERISA, health care, qualified and nonqualified plans
  • SERPs, stock appreciation rights, deferred compensation, and compliance with IRC 409A
  • Charitable giving
  • Business and tax planning
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and corporate finance
  • Buy/sell and shareholder agreements, restricted stock issuances, service partner transactions and LLC membership interest transactions
  • Real estate transactions and 1031 exchanges (tax-deferred exchanges)
  • Tax-exempt organizations, including private foundations and community foundations
  • Tax controversies before the IRS and Ohio Department of Tax.

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