Due to the Covid-19 situation, Carlsmith Ball's personnel are primarily working remotely to serve our clients.

However, our offices remain open. Office hours and contact phone numbers by location are available on the "Locations" link of our home page.

Practice Areas

Federal, State, Local & International Tax

Carlsmith Ball is known for the strength of its tax practice and its diversity of expertise. Our attorneys represent clients in cross-border, inbound and outbound, corporate, business, and investment transactions. We offer holistic counsel on operational, structuring, and tax implications at the federal, state, local and international level.

Our attorneys handle federal, state, local and international tax issues, including:

  • Federal and state income tax
  • Federal and state low-income housing tax credits and requirements
  • Franchise tax
  • Fuel tax
  • General excise tax
  • International tax planning
  • Property valuation and tax assessment challenges
  • Real estate conveyance tax
  • Tax deferred sales of real property, both forward and reverse exchanges
  • Tax audits, appeals and litigation
  • Use tax