Ashford & Wriston: Hawaii Law Firm


We offer a range of tax related services to individuals, trusts, business entities, and tax exempt organizations. We work with lawyers and other professionals as needed to achieve a tax related goal. Our philosophy is to keep tax planning solutions as simple as possible unless there is a benefit to adding complexity to the tax structure under the facts of the case.
Taxation - Attorneys:
  • Individuals
    • Tax Planning
    • Failure to file tax returns
    • Offers in Compromise
    • Waiver of Tax Penalties
    • Handling a multitude of tax problems
  • Taxation of Business & Tax Exempt Organizations
    • Corporations
    • Limited Liability Companies
    • Partnerships
    • Non-Profit Corporations
  • Business Mergers, Acquisitions and Reorganizations
  • Tax Effective Structuring of Transactions and Business Entities
  • IRC 1031 Exchanges (simple & complex)
  • Negotiating with IRS & State Tax Authorities for:
    • Failure to file tax returns
    • Offers in Compromise
    • Waiver of Tax Penalties
    • Tax Lien Matters
    • Discharge of tax lien on properties in foreclosures and other distressed sales
  • Hawaii General Excise Tax Matters
  • Trusts & Estates
    • Wills and Trusts
    • Gift & Estate Tax Matters
    • Post Mortem Estate Tax Planning
    • Preparing Estate Tax Returns
    • Fiduciary Income tax matters
  • International Tax Planning
    • Structuring Outbound Investments
    • Structuring In-bound foreign investments
    • Pre-Immigration Tax Planning
    • Expatriation Tax Planning
    • Complex FIRPTA Issues
    • Establishing offshore corporations & trusts for special purposes
    • Advising on international estate holdings
  • Tax Administration Matters
  • Tax Audits, Tax Appeals & Tax Litigation
  • Obtaining IRS Private Letter Rulings
  • Bank Secrecy Act
    • Correcting Violations of FBAR filing requirements to avoid draconian penalties
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