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Tax Issues for Start-Ups at Different Stages with Ballard Spahr
February 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Start-up companies face unique tax issues at various stages. This program will cover tax issues at the following stages:
Saba Ashraf is a Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr’s Tax Group. She advises clients worldwide on corporate and partnership taxation matters. Ms. Ashraf has managed the tax aspects of a wide range of complex business transactions, including coordination with internal and external non-tax counsel and financial advisers. She handles the tax-related issues involved in domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, and spin-offs; recapitalizations; leveraged buyouts; going private transactions; joint ventures; fund formations; private equity investments; debt restructurings and loan workouts; securitizations; and the tax aspects of REITs and investments in real estate. She also has experience dealing with the IRS and state tax agencies during state and federal audits.
Ms. Ashraf has represented major financial services institutions and investment concerns, global manufacturing firms, and Fortune 500 companies, and she has managed the tax issues on 10-figure deals, both in the United States and abroad. She has also served as an additional resource to other law firms and accounting firms.
Ms. Ashraf is the author of Tax Geek Tips You Ought to Know, a monthly publication of the Ballard Spahr Tax Group.