Kemp Klein’s tax and benefits group provides effective tax planning and counseling, including:

  • Estate Planning
  • Employee Pension Plans
  • Executive Compensation Planning
  • Health and Welfare Benefit Plans
  • Corporate Reorganizations
  • Structuring of Business Transactions
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • ERISA Matters

A sampling of recent projects undertaken by the tax department includes:

  • negotiations of acquisitions and divestitures
  • designing and organizing “C” and “S” corporations
  • creating Michigan limited liability companies (LLCs) and partnerships
  • various activities involving tax exempt bonds
  • negotiating and obtaining private letter rulings from the IRS
  • tax opinions; designing and drafting ESOPs, pension, profit sharing and 401(k) plans; “cafeteria;” and nonqualified deferred compensation plans
  • tax litigation on sophisticated income, employment, and estate and gift tax matters
  • defending claims for deficiencies of tax, interest and penalties

We do tax planning for large and small entities, including a variety of financial institutions.

Kemp Klein will represent our clients before the IRS in a variety of forums, as required.

The Kemp Klein attorneys in this practice area include:

William B. Acker
Jeremy R. Cnudde
Earle E. Endelman
Brian R. Jenney
Michael D. Umphrey