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Jerald August
Firm: Kostelanetz & Fink LLP

Jerald David August's practice is limited to Federal and state income taxation, including the taxation of corporations, including members reporting under the consolidated group regulations, and pass-thru entities, including S corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. He frequently advises clients on structuring a desired tax-free formation of a business entity, as well as a subsequent issuance of equity to a new partner or shareholder, or a purchase, sale or exchange of ownership interests in corporations or partnerships, including a planned merger or acquisition. He has also advised clients on the tax consequences attendant to workouts and debt restructurings of leveraged real estate and troubled business enterprises. Mr. August has worked on bankruptcy tax issues involving corporations and partnerships as well as tax credit and tax accounting matters. He also has frequently been involved in tax planning for service providers (and/or service recipients) such as deferred compensation arrangements, qualified or non-qualified stock options or phantom stock arrangements, foreign based compensation matters, and issues relevant to structuring compensation arrangements for service partners in a partnership, including hedge fund managers or managers of private equity concerns. Jerald August has advised clients on the deductibility of compensatory related payments including the potential application of parachute payment and excise tax provisions attendant to a change of control event. In addition, he also has issued tax opinions on a variety of general tax matters as well as in assessing contingent tax liabilities of a corporation under ASC 7401-10 (FIN 48) and related filings of “uncertain tax positions” with the Internal Revenue Service.

Past Events

Impact of the New Tax Act: A Sid Kess Workshop
FAE Learning Center
Jan 31, 2018
Impact of the New Tax Act: A Sid Kess Workshop Webcast
Web Event
Jan 31, 2018