Central PA Law Offices

Halbruner, Hatch & Guise, LLP has experience in handling federal, state and local tax matters for individuals, families, corporations, “S” corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies (LLC’s) and other entities. We assist our clients in minimizing their personal income, estate, gift, inheritance and other taxes.

We represent and counsel clients regarding the following tax matters:

Federal, Pennsylvania & Local Income Tax

  • Tax Planning through charitable giving techniques, retirement planning, real estate partnerships, reallocation of itemized deductions, and many other tax planning techniques.
  • Audits, Assessments, Appeals and Tax Litigation.
  • Offers-in-compromise
  • Preparation of Federal, Pennsylvania and Local income tax returns.

Corporate and Entity Income Tax

  • Business and Tax Planning through single or multiple corporate and other types of entities.
  • Retirement fund planning.
  • Audits, Assessments, Appeals and Tax Litigation.
  • Offers-in-compromise
  • Prepare and file Corporate, Partnership and other entity income tax returns.
  • Choice of Entity: Choosing the correct type of entity, such as an “S” Corporation, LLC, or limited partnership, can significantly impact the amount of taxes paid to operate your business.

Federal Estate, Gift & Generation-Skipping Tax

  • Estate and Tax Planning
  • Proper implementation of trusts and charitable planned giving.
  • Audits, Assessments, Appeals and Tax Litigation
  • Preparation of IRS Forms 709, U.S. Gift Tax Returns, and IRS Forms 706, U.S. Estate Tax Returns.

Non-Profit Organizations and Tax-Exemption Applications

Charitable and income tax exemption; Sales and use tax exemption; real estate tax exemption; management and governance issues involving tax-exempt organizations and charities.

  • Incorporation or establishment of trust or operating entities
  • IRS Form 1023 or 1024, Application for Tax-Exempt StatusPennsylvania Sales & Use Tax Exemption Application
  • Local real estate tax exemption with Board of Assessment Appeals
  • Periodic corporate records and corporate governance issues