State and Local Taxation

Corporations and individuals with complex state and local tax claims often turn to our attorneys. Many of these matters involve appeals from state tax assessments issued by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue.

Our firm often serves as special counsel in appeals involving valuation of state-owned land. In addition, we represent

  • Religious and charitable institutions seeking exemption from local taxes
  • Individuals and entities in state and local taxation disputes across the country, including the Major League Baseball Players Association, the National Football League Players Association and the National Hockey League Players Association

Our attorneys have substantial experience representing clients in all types of matters before the Appellate Tax Board and on appeal from decisions of that Board.


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