Specialty Areas

In addition to advising CPA and Attorneys regarding tax matters and testifying as an Expert Witness in tax and trust cases, Robert L. Sommers has been involved in the following specialty areas:

  • Derivium Capital – IRS and State audits involving 90% stock loan transactions
  • Ownership Continuity and Control Plan – a comprehensive structuring for U.S. or foreign investors engaging in businesses within the emerging markets of Asia, India and Latin America
  • Tax and Trust Scams on the Web – unwinding bogus trust arrangements.
  • Incentive Stock Options and the Alternative Minimum Tax planning
  • Employer, employees & independent contractor relationships
  • Gifts of Inheritances from foreigners to U.S. taxpayers
  • Trust administration: Serving as Trustee and advising trustees
  • Partnerships
  • Failure to Disclose Foreign Financial Assets
  • Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
  • Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)