Main Practice Contacts

John M. Collins
+1 214.651.5564

J. Mitchell Miller
+1 214.651.5363

William D. Ratliff, III
+1 817.347.6608


12/05/2014 Inflation-Adjusted 2015 Figures for Estate and Gift Taxes
11/20/2013 Year End Planning Tip: 3.8% Surtax on Investment Income
09/16/2013 Reminder to File Gift (and GST) Tax Returns by October 15, 2013
04/09/2013 Transfers in 2012 and Future Years
01/09/2013 The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012: Congress Finally Acts - Good News/Bad News for Estate Planning
02/16/2012 Effective Ways to Use Gift Tax Exemption
01/19/2012 Voluntary Disclosure Plan for Offshore Assets - Take #3
12/19/2011 ’Tis the Season for LP/LLC Year-End Planning
12/15/2011 Tax Planning for a Happy Holiday Season
11/15/2011 Rumor Has It: Speculation on Changes to Federal Gift Tax Exemptions
09/09/2011 Texas Lawyer Guest Article: Keep E-Discovery Costs From Torpedoing a Litigation Budget
06/08/2011 Increased Gift Exemption - New Opportunities?
06/02/2011 IRS Focusing on Unrelated Business Taxable Income
03/07/2011 IRS Initiatives on the Horizon for Tax-Exempt Organizations in 2011
02/14/2011 Voluntary Disclosure Plan for Offshore Assets - Take #2
02/08/2011 Estate and Gift Taxes in 2011 - New Planning Opportunities
01/24/2011 Increased Filing Threshold for Form 990-N
01/19/2011 Long-Term Residents - Taxed for Going Home
12/13/2010 FLASH - December 9 Senate Estate Tax Proposal, Part II
12/10/2010 FLASH - December 9 Senate Estate Tax Proposal
12/09/2010 Year-End Limited Partnership/Limited Liability Company Administrative Considerations
12/08/2010 Do You Know Which 990 to File for 2010…And Will You Have the Necessary Information?
11/29/2010 2010 Tax Planning - to Gift or not to Gift
10/06/2010 Traps for the Unwary - The Risks of Fundraising
08/25/2010 Traps for the Unwary - Tips to Ensure Enforceability of Charitable Pledges
07/29/2010 One-Time Filing Relief for Failure to File Forms 990
05/24/2010 A Plain English guide to FAS 117-1, as codified in ASC 958-205, and TUPMIFA
05/03/2010 Traps for the Unwary - Loans to Directors and Officers
04/01/2010 Elimination of Advance Ruling Process for Public Charities
03/18/2010 Warning: Trusts in Texas May Be Subject To Texas Franchise Tax!
03/09/2010 Texas Business Organizations Code Now Applicable to Non-Profit Corporations
02/17/2010 Issues on the IRS Horizon for Tax-Exempt Organizations in 2010
01/11/2010 Estate, Gift, and Generation-Skipping Tax Confusion
12/22/2009 Year-End Limited Partnership/Limited Liability Company Administrative Considerations
12/17/2009 Tax Planning for a Happy New Year
11/03/2009 2010 Conversion of a Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA
10/29/2009 Estate Tax Uncertainty Continues
10/27/2009 Rollovers of 2009 Required Minimum Distributions
07/31/2009 Traps for the Unwary in the Non-Profit Sector - Fundraising
06/18/2009 Congressional Climate: Estate Tax Rates, Short-Term GRATs, and FLP Discounts
04/16/2009 Proposed Changes to Federal Estate Tax Laws
02/18/2009 House Bill Attacks Valuation Discounts for Family Entities
02/13/2009 Required Minimum Distributions Suspended for 2009
12/15/2008 Year End Tax Planning for a Happy Holiday Season
10/27/2008 Charitable Contributions from IRAs Under the Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008
10/07/2008 Deferred Compensation Elections & Refund of Taxes Paid on Sale of Demutualized Insurance Company Stock
04/01/2008 Estate Tax Reform Update
11/07/2007 Non-Profit Alert: Upcoming IRS 501 (c)(3) Workshops
10/31/2007 New Beneficiary Notice Requirements - How Does This Affect Your Planning?
11/27/2006 New Foundation and Charity Rules
08/21/2006 Qualified Plan Rollovers and Charitable Contributions from IRAs