Gary Maeder provides a broad range of tax planning and controversy services in the areas of federal income and employment tax matters and state and local income, franchise, sales and use, real and personal property, documentary transfer, business license, and employment tax matters. Mr. Maeder represents partnerships, limited liability companies, S corporations, and public and closely held C corporations engaged in business in a variety of industries.
Mr. Maeder's tax planning practice includes (i) business and real estate transactions, including business formations, conversions from one type of entity to another, acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and other reorganizations, workouts, and dissolutions, and (ii) operational matters, including executive compensation, net operating loss carryovers, California's Proposition 13 (real property tax), and special tax rules and the drafting of agreements for partnerships, limited liability companies, S corporations, and unitary businesses. His tax controversy practice includes representing clients and working with them and their accountants in audits and appeals before the Internal Revenue Service and various state and local government agencies, including, in California, the Franchise Tax Board, the State Board of Equalization, and county assessors.
Mr. Maeder is a member of the USC Tax Institute's Planning Committee.