Q&A With Baker Botts' Richard Husseini

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Richard Husseini is the chairman of Baker Botts' tax department where he maintains a unique tax practice combining federal tax controversy and litigation with sophisticated federal tax planning.

Husseini represents large companies and high net-worth individuals before the Internal Revenue Service Exam, IRS Appeals, the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. district courts, U.S. courts of appeals, the Texas Public Utility Commission, and mediators and arbitrators. He has specific experience in representing taxpayers in IRS examinations, IRS fast track mediation and post-appeals mediation and tax court and refund actions. His controversy experience extends to all areas of federal income taxation, with an emphasis in subchapter C; financial products; oil and gas tax issues; international tax; foreign tax credit and treaty issues; research and development credits, tax shelter defense; renewable energy, section 1033 issues; tax sharing agreements; casualty loss issues; normalization issues; receivership tax issues and federal constitutional challenges to state tax statutes.

Originally published in Law 360, Feb. 3rd, 2014.

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Topics:  Tax Planning

Published In: Tax Updates

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