This episode of “Wealth Matters” includes a roundtable discussion about how Georgia residents can address income tax issues when relocating to states that don’t have income tax. Special guests include attorney Richard Litwin and CPA Brian Enlow. Hosted by Robert Port and Millie Baumbusch of Gaslowitz Frankel LLC.
Richard Litwin/The Litwin Law Firm
Richard C. Litwin is an Atlanta attorney, who specializes in state and local taxation and tax disputes, including sales and use tax, multistate corporate income tax, personal income tax, state residency, employment tax and property tax matters. Mr. Litwin is a Georgia Super Lawyer and has been listed in The Top 100 (lawyers in Georgia). He is also listed in U.S. News and World Report’s The Best Lawyers in America, for (1) Litigation and Controversy – Tax and (2) Tax Law; Georgia’s Top-Rated Lawyers (publication of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Wall Street Journal and The Daily Report) and Mr. Litwin has also been voted as one of the state’s top attorneys in Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite, in Taxes/Estates/Trusts. Mr. Litwin is Co-Moderator of the Georgia Department of Revenue Attorney Liaison Committee, which meets twice each year.
Mr. Litwin served as Chairperson of the State Bar of Georgia Section of Taxation (2001-2002) and served as a member of the State Bar of Georgia Tax Section Georgia Tax Court Task Force. Mr. Litwin was Chairperson of the Atlanta Bar Association Taxation Section (2004-2005) and currently serves as a board member. Mr. Litwin has also served as a member-at-large of the Atlanta Bar Association CLE Board of Trustees. Mr. Litwin has worked on projects with the Department of Revenue, in his role as a member of the Georgia Department of Revenue Liaison Committee and as a member of a special task force formed to address State consolidated return filing regulations. He also served as a member of the Georgia Department of Revenue Business Advisory Committee from 2007-2008.
Prior to forming his current firm, Mr. Litwin was a partner at an Atlanta law firm. Mr. Litwin was also an Assistant Attorney General in the Tax Section of the Georgia Attorney General’s Office and worked in the Tax Department at the Atlanta office of an international accounting firm. Mr. Litwin speaks frequently on various tax topics, at national and state bar seminars and at seminars sponsored by the Georgia Society of CPAs. Mr. Litwin has also published articles on various aspects of taxation, including “The Georgia Tax Tribunal Act of 2012,” an article that he co-authored and that was published in the December 2012 edition of The Georgia Bar Journal. Mr. Litwin serves as a volunteer tax lawyer with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta. He also serves, by appointment by the Georgia Supreme Court, as on the State Bar of Georgia’s Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law.
Mr. Litwin graduated from the University of South Carolina, with a B.S. degree, cum laude, in Economics, and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from Emory Law School, where he was a member of the Moot Court Society. In September 2016, Mr. Litwin was appointed by the Univ. of South Carolina Board of Trustees to serve a three-year term as an at-large member of the USC Board of Visitors.
Brian Enlow/Warren Averett
Brian Enlow is a CPA in Warren Averett’s tax division and is a member of the firm’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Roundtable. For over 15 years, Brian has served as a trusted advisor to multi-state businesses and their owners, focusing on the manufacturing and distribution, real estate, and service industries. He has helped these clients in all stages, from business formation to successful exits, including sales to private equity funds and ESOPs. Brian resides in Atlanta with his wife and twin 3 year old sons.
About Gaslowitz Frankel:
Gaslowitz Frankel is an experienced trial practice firm specializing in all aspects of complex fiduciary litigation throughout Georgia and the Southeast. With a focus on representing individuals, companies, banks, and fiduciaries in dispute involving wills, estates, trusts, guardianships, businesses, and securities law, their experienced and highly qualified litigation attorneys have tremendous credentials and a proven history of success.
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