Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP has long been recognized as a leader in the tax field.  We help clients maximize the return on their investments with partnership, corporate, international and individual income tax planning.  We also fight to protect our client’s money when there are tax controversies.

Tax-related Services

ECJ represents clients in real estate, fashion, restaurant, technology and other industries in the following tax matters:

  • Tax analysis and structuring of transactions, including  business formation  and choice of entity, including   income allocations and cash distributions
  • Tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations
  • Tax planning for settlements and judgements
  • Executive Compensation, including equity compensation and deferred compensation plans
  • Tax aspects of real estate development, sales, tax-deferred (Section 1031) exchanges, acquisitions, financing, and leasing
  • Pre and post immigration tax planning
  • Inbound and outbound foreign investment
  • Fighting the Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, Board of Equalization, and local authorities , including California property tax assessments
  • Installment agreements, offers in compromise, offshore voluntary disclosures
  • Debt and venture capital financings
  • Private equity and hedge fund tax planning and structuring
  • Tax planning for bankruptcy reorganization and other insolvency proceedings
  • Charitable giving and tax-exempt activities, including private foundations
  • California state and local tax issues, including real and personal property taxes, sales and use taxes, income and franchise taxes, business license taxes and unitary tax issues

Contact ECJ for Your Taxation Needs

Planning for taxes is an important step toward achieving your personal or business financial objectives. As our Tax Law Department is fond of saying, “taxes are the hidden side of everything!”

For more information regarding the services available from our Department, please contact Gary Michel at (310) 281-6326 or Vanja Habekovic at (310) 281-6377.

ECJ’s Tax Law attorneys serve clients throughout California and across the nation.