Tax Planning

Sophisticated clients seek out Bingham when the issues at stake are material and complex.

The U.S. federal income tax law is the most complex and detailed law in the world, and, at the same time, it is frustratingly imprecise, ambiguous and often internally inconsistent. Mastery of particular subject matter — for example, in partnership tax or international tax — is an absolute necessity when the questions are not routine. But overreliance on specialization has its dangers as well. Our tax planning clients expect us to deliver both Code-wide breadth and subject matter depth.

We meet this challenge through focused teams. We are a group of subject matter authorities who, working together seamlessly, collectively cover the Code and collectively serve clients. A byproduct of teaming is that our lawyers teach and learn from each other and, as a consequence, develop double and triple subject matter majors and extremely wide-ranging experience. For example, we have unique proficiency in the interface of partnership and international tax rules.

The Bingham tax planning group is comprehensive but has particularly sharp focus in the following:

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