Dean Mead practices in the areas of state and local taxation and multi-state taxation. We have represented clients in various states on issues in administrative and judicial actions relating to sales, corporate income, business and organization taxes and telecommunications taxes, as well as state taxation of intellectual property, electronic commerce taxation (E-commerce) and unclaimed property (escheat) issues.
We routinely advise clients on the state and local tax implications of corporate transactions and reorganizations, including multi-state analyses of mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, the firm represents clients on legislative tax matters, including the taxation of computer services, corporate income tax issues and sales tax exemption matters. Mr. Bill Townsend has an extensive background in structuring business transactions to minimize state tax impacts. He has also assisted representing new businesses and expanding businesses in dealing with Enterprise Florida and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Additionally, he has represented clients in dealings with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation on matters dealing with liquor and tobacco issues.