Larry Brant is a Shareholder at Foster Garvey, P.C. His practice focuses on tax planning and advice, tax controversy and business transactions. Larry regularly advises clients in structuring mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other business transactions.
Larry is a past Chair of the Oregon State Bar Taxation Section. He was the long term Chair of the Oregon Tax Institute and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Portland Tax Forum. Larry is an Expert Contributor to Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Catalyst. He is a Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel.
Larry publishes articles on numerous income tax issues, including Taxation of S Corporations, Reasonable Compensation, Circular 230, Worker Classification, § 1031 Exchanges, Choice of Entity, Entity Tax Classification, and State and Local Taxation. In addition, he regularly speaks at national, regional and local tax institutes, including the NYU Tax Institute, the Florida Tax Institute, the Portland Tax Forum and the Oregon Tax Institute.
Larry was the 2015 Recipient of the Oregon State Bar Tax Section Award of Merit, recognizing him for professionalism, reputation, leadership, and service to the tax community and the community at large. He was named a “Top Author” for Tax by JD Supra in its 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards for his nationally recognized tax blog (www.larrystaxlaw.com).