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Brian Gaudet works with private and public companies to help design tax-optimal legal entity structures and day-to-day transaction flows. Brian has wide-ranging experience handling domestic and international transactional tax work for buyers, sellers, and investors as well as experience in state & local tax and tax incentive work, including Qualified Opportunity Zone transactions.

Brian also has Tax & Business practice experience that includes estate planning and trust & estate administration. Brian’s Corporate practice experience includes corporate governance & compliance, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, restructuring, and real estate structuring. He approaches issues tactically, with years of experience developing practical legal strategies for clients. For more than a decade, he served as the Head Tax Counsel at CVS Health.

Brian regularly writes on issues related to his tax practice, including IRS Source-of-Income Rules and Business Interest Deduction Limitations for Health Care Entities.

The United States Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) on Sept. 1 announced $5 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) awards with the goal of
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On June 5, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2020-39 providing relief for Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOFs) and their investors (QOF investors), and clarified previously issued relief to
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