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Middleton Reutlinger’s varied tax practice covers all facets of federal and state income taxation for corporations, partnerships, individuals, exempt organizations, trusts and estates. The firm is experienced in counseling clients with regard to tax effects in the formation, operation and winding-up of business enterprises, mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations and real estate transactions. 

In one of the significant tax cases in Kentucky, the firm pursued a tax refund for Kentucky residents with respect to an unconstitutional tax on intangible property for several years. This persistence resulted in a tax refund to Kentucky residents of more than $180 million. St. Ledger v. Com., Revenue Cabinet, (1997).

The firm’s tax practice includes tax planning and civil litigation. The firm also represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service with respect to federal income, estate, gift and employment tax matters and before state and local government authorities with respect to income, sales, real estate and other transactional taxes.We are often requested by clients and their accountants to assist with the evaluation and resolution of disputes with the Internal Revenue Service, the Kentucky Revenue Cabinet and other local taxing authorities. We can assist taxpayers with their disputes beginning with the initial audit letter from the taxing authority and concluding with the trial of a tax case. The firm has extensive experience resolving disputes with the Kentucky Revenue Cabinet because of the numerous income, license and excise taxes levied by Kentucky and because of the local representation of numerous out-of-state corporations.

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