Susan and Dave have both been selected by the Kansas City Business Journal as "2018 Best of the Bar" honorees. Susan and Dave were among 56 honorees who were selected by a panel of attorneys based on professional reputation, involvement in significant cases or deals, and civic involvement.
On September 27, 2018, at the Missouri Bar Association's 2018 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, Susan will be presenting with the Missouri State Treasurer on New Tax Laws Impacting Businesses, Including 529 Plans.
On July 20, 2018, Susan presented at the Kansas Women Attorney's Association's Annual Conference in Lindsborg, Kansas. Susan presented on New Federal Tax Laws: Key Changes for 2018.
On July 11, 2018, an article by Dave and Susan, Understanding Government Regulation in Cryptocurrency, was published in the Commercial & Regulatory Law Committee Newsletter of the American Bankruptcy Institute. Additional information about the complex laws that pertain to blockchain businesses can be found here: blockchainlawguide.com.
2018 Tax Law Summary. A summary of the 2018 federal income tax brackets, deductions and credits for businesses is here: PDF.
Berson Law Group LLP is a boutique law firm with two attorneys who each have over 28 years of legal experience. We can provide you with sophisticated legal advice on the following matters:
Business Law. We can assist businesses and entrepreneurs with startup business formation, mergers and acquisitions, business contracts, corporate governance issues, professional association formation, and non-profit corporation formation.
Tax Law. We can assist individuals and businesses with IRS tax disputes, Kansas tax disputes, Missouri tax disputes, business taxation issues, bankruptcy taxation issues, merger and acquisition tax structuring, IRS approval of 501(c)(3) non-profit corporations, and tax exempt entity compliance.
Securities Law. We can assist corporations with private securities offerings, stockholders agreements, the securities ownership restrictions of Subchapter S corporations, and the restrictions on the resale of restricted securities.
Banking Law. We can assist banks and savings associations with cease and desist orders and MOUs, bank mergers, branch acquisitions, loans, vendor contracts, bank change in control approvals, bank regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering compliance, and suspicious activity reporting.
FinTech and Blockchain Law. We can assist blockchain, digital asset and cryptocurrency businesses with issues related to startup formation, business contracts, tax compliance, private securities offerings, federal electronic transfer regulatory compliance, anti-money laundering compliance, suspicious activity reporting, and money transmitter licensing. We have an informational website on U.S. cryptocurrency and digital asset law at: blockchainlawguide.com
Employment Agreements. We can assist individuals and businesses with employment agreements, consulting agreements, and retention agreements.
Wage & Hour Audits and Payroll Tax Audits. We can assist with wage and hour audits from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Kansas Department of Labor, and the Missouri Department of Labor & Industrial Relations. We can also assist with IRS payroll tax audits.
Business Disputes. We can assist individuals and businesses with stockholders disputes, family business disputes, reverse stock splits, and squeeze-out mergers.
Mediation. Business partners and co-owners can sometimes find themselves at cross purposes. Mediation can serve to help sparring business owners remove what was otherwise an impasse to a financially thriving business. Susan Berson, a certified mediator of 16 years and a FINRA arbitrator, brings her unique business, financial and legal background to help partners and co-owners solve problem disputes and facilitate cost-effective resolutions. Susan can provide mediation services for business disputes, bankruptcy disputes, and disputes among beneficiaries of trusts and estates.
Dave and Susan Berson each have over 28 years of legal experience. They are both licensed attorneys in the District of Columbia, Kansas and Missouri. Dave is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law. Susan is a graduate of University of Nebraska College of Law, and also received an LLM in Tax from Georgetown University Law Center.
Since starting this law firm in 2007, Dave and Susan have strived to provide sophisticated and protective legal advice to their business, taxpayer and financial institution clients. Prior to starting this law firm, Dave and Susan were partners at large law firms in Kansas City. Dave and Susan also previously worked as attorneys in the District of Columbia, where Susan was a Senior Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice.
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