Tax Services

After more than four decades of tax planning and preparation, our team has the knowledge and expertise our clients require in nearly every facet of their personal lives and businesses. We have found that it is best to take a proactive versus reactive approach to tax services. We personally meet with each of our clients to discuss tax history, goals, and financial needs and then develop strategies to meet them.

Our size and structure provide excellent allocation of human capital. Because we have grown from a small practice to a mid-sized firm, we still strictly adhere to a team-based approach to problem solving and business strategy. Our tax team works closely with our assurance, financial, and accounting services teams to help not only reduce tax liabilities but also develop astute financial and business strategies.


Our size and structure allow the flexibility for a principal to work closely with clients to develop more tax efficient individual and business strategies. The synergies produced by our close knit teams allow for learning and sharing, which give you a whole-company strategy. Our services and skills are reflected in many cleint relationships that have spanned more than 30 years.

Throughout our history, we have guided our clients through tax law changes, business formations, mergers and acquisitions, taxing authority disputes, estate and gift tax planning, divorce and support issues, and state, local, and federal tax planning and preparation matters.

Minimizing Overall Tax Burden

At Lanigan, we are always looking for ways to create more tax-efficient structures for each business and individual by:

  • Minimizing exposure to personal and corporate income tax, estate and gift tax, state and local tax, capital gains tax, and alternative minimum tax.
  • Minimizing your tax burden through tax-efficient structuring of your business.
  • Advising clients regarding tax consequences of succession, and merger and acquisition transactions.
  • Identifying and taking advantage of tax credits and incentives.

Service Offerings

for Tax
  • Individual Taxes
  • C-Corporation Taxes
  • S-Corporation Taxes
  • Partnerships
  • Trust Compliance
  • Estate and Gift Compliance
  • Not-for-Profits
  • State and Local Tax (SALT)
  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Benefit Plans
  • Cost Segregation Studies
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Timber 631(A),(B) Costs
  • Tangible Property Regulations
  • Federal and State Credits
  • International Taxation
  • IRS Audit Defense
  • Passive Activity Losses
  • Conservation Easements
  • Limitied Liability Company’s and Family Partnerships
  • Grantor RetrainedAnnuity Trusts (GRATS)
  • Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts
  • Grantor Trusts
  • Charitable Trusts