David Myers focuses his practice on corporate and individual tax planning and business transactions. He typically assists clients with the organization, maintenance, and dissolution of business entities, choice-of-entity and entity conversions, business sales and acquisitions, the transition of ownership in closely held businesses, and general tax representation including income, estate, and property tax matters.
Much of David's practice involves the formation and legal maintenance of various business entities including corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, sole proprietorships and nonprofit organizations. His representation of these entities includes:
Business Sales, Acquisitions, and Transitions
David assists clients with business sales, acquisitions, and transitions including corporate mergers, reorganizations, and divisions, asset and stock sales, and the transfer of business ownership or property to family members, key employees, or others. Business transfers are often done in conjunction with both estate and retirement planning with the goal of obtaining the best possible tax advantages while utilizing a practical approach to the transaction.
David assists corporations, associations, tax-exempt organizations, and individuals in the resolution of disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and the Oregon Department of Revenue. He also represents clients in property tax disputes before county assessors, local Boards of Property Tax Appeals, the Department of Revenue, the Oregon Tax Court, and the Oregon State Supreme Court. Where appropriate, David assists in obtaining private letter rulings from the Internal Revenue Service with regard to specific structures or transactions in order to assure the tax treatment of those structures or transactions.
University of Washington
Willamette University College of Law
Brigham Young University
David is a member of the Taxation and Business Law sections of the Oregon State Bar. He is also a member of the Family Building Blocks Young Leaders Council.
Off The Job
David spends his free time with his wife and young son. David also enjoys golfing, skiing, boating, and just about anything there is to do at the Oregon Coast. David especially loves to travel with his family.