John E. Hurley to Speak During Free Miami Gardens Chamber of Commerce Webinar

January 22, 2024 | Press Releases

On Tuesday, February 6, John E. Hurley, Lippes Mathias counsel and tax controversy team member, will speak during a complimentary webinar titled “Is Real Estate in the Caribbean a Good Idea” hosted by the Miami Gardens Chamber of Commerce. During the webinar, Hurley and his co-panelists, Andre Williams (Miami Gardens Chamber of Commerce), Vivian Chamas (BrightPath Caribbean) and Benjamin L. Bedrava (EPGD Business Law) will discuss opportunities to purchase real estate in the Caribbean and the domestic, and international business and tax implications.

During his 20-year tax career, Mr. Hurley has represented and advised individuals, small and midsize businesses, as well as multiple Fortune 500 companies on a wide array of sophisticated tax issues in various tax disciplines, such as; tax controversy, tax planning, international tax and transfer pricing. Mr. Hurley began his legal career in a law firm in which he primarily represented a large conglomerate multinational corporation on state and local tax audits and appeals throughout the United States. Subsequently, Mr. Hurley moved in-house into the client’s tax department to continue his tax controversy work eventually expanding into federal tax. Afterward, Mr. Hurley led the tax controversy practice for one of the world’s leading global oil and gas companies, and continued his career path into international taxation, tax planning, and Mergers and Acquisitions for other large corporate tax departments at various multinational corporations. Mr. Hurley has primarily worked in tax departments of some of the world’s largest multinational corporations leading tax controversy teams and successfully representing organizations before numerous tax authorities at the state, federal, and international levels, as well as providing tax planning solutions to complex transactions and corporate structures. Mr. Hurley has managed the full lifecycle of tax controversy from the initial audit stage through the appeals and settlement process. As a result, Mr. Hurley has handled and successfully resolved a broad range of sophisticated international, federal, and state tax issues before numerous tax authorities.

After many years in-house, Mr. Hurley returned to private law practice where he continues to provide legal tax services to a wide array of clients representing individuals and businesses before the IRS, Tax Court, and the SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals, as well as providing tax planning services.  Mr. Hurley can represent clients before the IRS, U.S. Tax Court, and U.S. District Court (S.D. Fla.), as well as clients before Florida state tax authorities and Florida state courts (and other state tax authorities where permitted under specific State rules).
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