Tax & Business

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With a strong base in taxation and business, our attorneys have handled everything from complex commercial litigation to securities. Our expertise includes the following:

  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Tax Planning and Tax Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Director and Officer Claims
  • Derivative Actions
  • Forming Alabama and Delaware corporations;
  • Forming business entities;
  • Advising regarding corporate and tax compliance; and
  • Drafting business and commercial documents.

We have represented numerous entities, individuals and government entities in the resolution of tax and business issues, including:

  • During a December 2001 Special Session of the Alabama Legislature, Gentle Turner Sexton & Harbison represented the Governor of Alabama and the State Finance and Revenue Departments in the successful drafting, lobbying and passage of a $160 million tax package to prevent education proration.
  • In 1999, the Firm advised the State of Alabama’s Senate in the drafting, passage and implementation of key legislation taxing businesses in the State in order to make up for a $120 million per annum shortfall created by the nullification of Alabama’s corporate franchise tax as violative of Federal law.
  • Representation of countless businesses with regard to tax planning.
  • Represented business owners in action against national laboratory company and settled for significant amount.
  • Represented bingo operator in bingo litigation.
  • Have brought many derivative action lawsuits in connection with alleged company management wrongdoing.
  • Represented individual and commercial entities in reaching resolution with the IRS.
  • Formed countless business entities.