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Tax

Dean Mead’s Tax Department handles tax planning issues for businesses and individuals.  The attorneys in our department have extensive experience in a full range of…

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Government Relations & Lobbying

The Dean Mead Government Relations & Lobbying practice is built on three principles: Deep knowledge of how laws, regulations and policy can effect business outcomes;…

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Practice Area

State and Local Tax

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. The team 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.

Attorneys

Administrative Law

Our firm represents clients in proceedings involving state agencies under Florida’s Administrative Procedure Act, including the promulgation of rules, rule challenges, development permitting, bid protests, certificates of need, declaratory statement petitions, electric utility territorial disputes, and public utilities regulation. The firm also litigates state and federal constitutional challenges to legislation and administrative agency action. The…

Government Relations & Lobbying

The Dean Mead Government Relations & Lobbying practice is built on three principles: Deep knowledge of how laws, regulations and policy can effect business outcomes; Deep understanding of how laws, regulations and policy are made; and Longstanding relationships to the people who wield the levers of power. Clients hire us because we get things done…

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