William D. Townsend - Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A.

William D. Townsend

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1999

Bill Townsend practices in the areas of state and local taxation and multi-state taxation. He has represented clients in various states on issues in administrative and judicial actions relating to sales, corporate income, business and organization taxes and telecommunications taxes, as well as state taxation of intellectual property, electronic commerce taxation (E-commerce) and unclaimed property (escheat) issues.

Additionally, Mr. Townsend represents clients on legislative tax matters, including the taxation of computer services, corporate income tax issues and sales tax exemption matters. He has an extensive background in structuring business transactions to minimize state tax impacts. Mr. Townsend has also assisted new businesses and expanding businesses in dealing with Enterprise Florida and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. He has also represented clients in deals with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation on matters involving liquor and tobacco issues.

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Areas of Concentration
  • Administrative Law
  • Tax
  • Business and International Tax
  • Tax Legislation
University of FloridaJ.D. 1971Florida State UniversityBA 1969
American Bar Association American Bar FoundationThe Florida BarThe Florida BarThe Florida BarThe Florida BarGeorgetown University Law School State and Local Tax SeminarNational Multi-State Tax SymposiumNational Association of State Bar Tax Section New York University College of Law State and Local Tax SeminarSoutheastern Association of Tax AdministratorsFlorida Chamber of Commerce

Office Location

215 South Monroe Street, Suite 815
Tallahassee, FL 32301
United States

Practice Areas

Tax Law (State and Local Tax)

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