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Michael Kaupa helps clients understand, comply with and solve controversies involving tax laws. He represents taxpayers in all stages of tax disputes, including examinations, administrative appeals and litigation. He has experience representing clients in federal and state tax disputes.
At the federal level, Michael has litigated complex corporate tax matters in the United States Tax Court, including debt and equity characterization of intercompany financing transactions, transfer pricing, and the research and experimentation credit. At the state level, Michael has experience with resolving and litigating disputes involving statutory and constitutional nexus issues, state level research and experimentation credits, apportionment, and sales and use taxes.