From banking and housing to energy, Nixon Peabody’s federal tax policy attorneys provide the full range of tax policy services—including strategy development and representation before the U.S. Congress and the executive branch.
We have worked with the executive and legislative branches of government—from the inside and outside, giving our clients a distinct advantage.
Many of us have served on the House Ways and Means Committee in elective office and in key positions in the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, including former staff from the Joint Committee on Taxation.
Our team members have assisted in drafting Treasury regulations and IRS rulings, including many of the regulations relating to tax-exempt bonds. We have participated in the development and implementation of every significant piece of federal tax legislation in recent years.
Bloomberg Tax | January 06, 2020
Boston Community Development Finance partner Forrest Milder wrote this contributed article analyzing the recently finalized IRS regulations governing opportunity zones.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | August 22, 2019
Boston Affordable Housing and Real Estate partner Jeff Sacks wrote this contributed article analyzing a ruling by the Appellate Tax Board on the proper method of determining real estate taxes for senior living facilities that use an entry fee model. Boston law clerk Thomas Jackson contributed to the article.
Governing | January 01, 2019
Los Angeles Project Finance and Public Finance partner Rudy Salo is quoted in this article discussing how taxpayers across the country are likely to pay higher bills this April due to the new $10,000 cap on federal deductions for state and local taxes.
Boston Globe | August 09, 2018
Washington DC Corporate partner Ken Silverberg is quoted in this article on how the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the collection of sales taxes for online purchases could impact Massachusetts.
Tax Credit Advisor | July 31, 2018
Chicago Community Development Finance partner Andrew Tripp is quoted extensively in this article about the impact of tax reform on the tax credit industry.
New Hampshire Business Review | May 10, 2018
Manchester complex commercial dispute associates Kierstan Schultz and Nate Warecki authored this column discussing how New Hampshire distinguishes the difference between taxes and fees, the government’s two main sources of revenue, under law.
Law360 | April 07, 2018
The article “Tax Reform’s Impact on Private Equity,” written by NP attorneys Sean Clancy, Shahzad Malik, Praveen Ayyagari and Brian Mahoney, was one of Law360’s most-clicked items last week.
Law360 | April 02, 2018
Washington DC public company transactions partner Sean Clancy and associate Praveen Ayyagari, Rochester M&A and corporate transactions associate Brian Mahoney and Los Angeles M&A and corporate transactions partner Shahzad Malik contributed this expert analysis column on tax reform’s impact on private equity.
Hearst Television | December 31, 2017
Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Ken Silverberg is interviewed in this news segment about how the new tax plan may affect charitable giving.
Hearst Television | December 26, 2017
Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Ken Silverberg provides commentary in this news segment about which Americans benefitted from pre-paying their property taxes before the new tax legislation took effect.
Mergers & Acquisitions | December 21, 2017
In this Q&A, New York City public company transactions partner Dick Langan discusses the new U.S. tax reform and which industries will benefit the most from the changes.
Bisnow | November 27, 2017
Washington DC affordable housing associate Susanna Mitchell was quoted in this article for her outlook on how a decrease in the corporate tax rate could make it more difficult to strike deals with investors for affordable housing projects.
Affordable Housing Finance | November 16, 2017
This article covers Affordable Housing Finance’s recent annual AHF Live: The Affordable Housing Developers Summit in Chicago and quotes Washington, DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein discussing the proposed tax reform bill.
The Real Deal | November 02, 2017
Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein is quoted in this article discussing how the GOP’s proposed tax reform plan will affect affordable housing.
POLITICO New York | November 02, 2017
Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partner Rick Goldstein is quoted in this article about the impact of the House Tax Reform Bill on affordable housing.
WCVB-TV (Hearst Television Affiliate) | November 01, 2017
Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Ken Silverberg is interviewed in this segment about Congressional Republicans’ proposed tax code overhaul.
Planet Money by NPR | October 10, 2017
Washington DC M&A and corporate transactions partner Ken Silverberg is interviewed in this podcast about the proposed changes to the corporate income tax.
Real Estate & Tax Alert | 09.10.19
Tax Alert | 03.21.18
NP Affordable Housing Blog | 01.15.18
Public Finance Alert | 11.13.17
Public Finance Alert | 11.05.17