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Jeffrey D. Moss

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, 1993 J.D.
  • Wayne State University Law School, 1999 LLM Taxation
  • James Madison College at Michigan State University, 1990 B.A. with Honors

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Jeffrey D. Moss

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

(248) 642-1485 p / (248) 642-7791 f

jmoss@dmms.com

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Jeffrey D. Moss is a Member of Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC. He concentrates his legal practice in the areas of tax law, estate planning, business transactions, tax exempt non-profit matters and real estate transactions.

In Mr. Moss’s tax practice, he counsels companies and their owners, individuals and fiduciaries and beneficiaries regarding tax planning, estate and succession planning, asset protection and tax compliance. Jeff uses these skills to counsel functional and dysfunctional businesses in business transition matters.

Mr. Moss also has experience in international tax planning, choice of entity and other tax-advantaged structures. Mr. Moss has experience with IRS controversies including the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and is admitted to practice in front of the IRS and in US Tax Court.

In the nonprofit area, Mr. Moss handles the formation and qualification of entities as tax exempt under federal tax law for charitable purposes.

Mr. Moss’ corporate practice involves structuring and handling mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, asset purchase and sale transactions, stock purchase and sale transactions, liquidations, recapitalizations and related transactions.

Mr. Moss also has many physician and medical practitioner clients and has been actively involved in issues confronting medical professionals, including practice formation and separation, buy-sell agreements, estate planning and asset protection solutions, creation of limited liability companies and other issues related to the medical and healthcare areas.

Mr. Moss also represents many real estate professionals in acquisitions, sales, leasings, syndications and tax-deferred 1031 transactions.

For his article titled “Solar Panels, Tax Incentives and Your House,” published by the ABA’s Property & Probate Magazine in January 2010, he was honored with a 2010 Excellence in Writing Award. The article was named the magazine’s Best Cutting Edge Article of 2010.

Mr. Moss earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1993 and his LLM in Taxation from Wayne State University Law School in 1999. He received his B.A., with honors, from the James Madison College at Michigan State University in 1990.

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1994

Specialties

Tax
Mergers & Acquisitions
Non-Profit and Tax Exempt Organizations
Business Planning, Partnerships, Joint Ventures, and LLCs
Privately Held Business
Health Care
Entity Selection & Structure
International Transactions & Structures
State and Local Taxation
Estate Planning & Administration

Publications

Taking Foreign Income Into Account for Taxes
Accounting Today
September 22, 2017

Virtual Value – Integrating Technology into Estate Planning
Senior Outlook Today
October 25, 2016

Blended Families, Privacy, Pitfall Avoidance, and Other Reasons Why Estate Planning Lawyers Remain Important
Michigan Bar Journal
Probate and Estate Planning
May 2014, Volume 93, No. 5

“Green” Tax Incentives: A Guide to Federal and Michigan Incentives for Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency
by Richard P. Manczak and Jeffrey D. Moss
Michigan Bar Journal
January 2011, Volume 90, No. 1

Solar Panels, Tax Incentives, And Your House
American Bar Association
Probate and Property Magazine
January/February 2010, Volume 24, Number 1

 

Honors and Awards

Top Lawyer: Tax Law – DBusiness, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016-2018

Top Lawyer: Nonprofit/Charities Law – DBusiness, 2011, 2013, 2018

Top Lawyer: Trusts and Estates – DBusiness, 2013, 2014, 2018

Listed in Leading Lawyer: Association & Non-Profit Law, and Trusts, Will & Estate Planning Law – Since 2017

Selected to Michigan Super Lawyers list – 2017-2018

Recognized as “Five Star Professional – Estate Planning Attorney” – Hour Magazine, June 2014, 2015, 2016

Peer Review Rated – LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell®