Mr. Farmer is the founding member of Farmer & Associates, PLLC Mr. Farmer’s practice is devoted to representing business owners and active investors in the areas of corporate tax, partnership tax, international tax, estate and gift tax, and before various divisions of the Internal Revenue Service, with respect to tax controversies and litigation, and before the National Office of the IRS Chief Counsel, with respect to private letter rulings, advance pricing agreement, technical advice memoranda and regulation comments.
From an international tax perspective, Mr. Farmer’s work includes a wide range of international tax planning, and tax controversy in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, internal restructurings, and tax-efficient inbound and outbound investment structures. Mr. Farmer also works with many international families on estate planning and pre-immigration tax planning. Finally, Mr. Farmer also works with many U.S. clients on voluntary disclosures with the Internal Revenue Service.
Mr. Farmer graduated from Wilmington College of Ohio with a B.A., Capital University Law School with a Juris Doctor, cum laude, and the University of Florida Graduate Tax Program with an LL.M. in Taxation. Mr. Farmer was a Notes Editor with the Capital University Law Review and Assistant Managing Editor of the Florida Tax Review.
Mr. Farmer is a member of the Bars of the State of Florida, and the State of Ohio. Mr. Farmer is admitted to the United States Tax Court, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Farmer was a Senior Attorney and Senior Counsel with the National Office of the Internal Revenue Service in the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International) Among others, Mr. Farmer’s subject matter included domestic and international mergers & acquisitions, Section 367, Section 1248, the Foreign Investment in Real Property Act (a/k/a FIRPTA regime), the Foreign Partner Withholding Tax Regime, the Check-the-Box Entity Classification Regime, and the Section 1503(d) Dual Consolidated Loss Regime.
State and Local Tax
Estate and Gift Tax
National Office Practice
University of Florida, LL.M. (Tax)
Assistant Managing Editor, Florida Tax Review
Capital University Law School, J.D., cum laude
Notes Editor, Capital University Law Review
Wilmington College of Ohio, B.A.
Bar and Court Admissions
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Florida Bar Tax Section
American Bar Association Tax Section
Federal Bar Association Tax Section
International Fiscal Association