Our Practices

Niles Barton’s deep experience and a history of success in handling matters for our clients have helped to make us a firm that they rely on and trust. No matter how challenging or difficult the matter, our clients know we will rise to the occasion and do whatever it takes, whenever needed, to protect their interests.

Our Practices

Tax Law

Niles Barton’s Tax Law practice includes attorneys from the Real Estate, Corporate and Estates and Trusts Departments, combining experience with a wide range of tax issues.  This multi-disciplinary approach provides clients with a unique advantage to meet their financial and organizational objectives.

Niles Barton’s Tax attorneys assist clients in the following areas of tax law:

Corporate and Real Estate Tax

  • Income tax planning for business and commercial transactions
  • Choice of Entity planning for businesses
  • Maryland state and local income tax and sales tax issues
  • Maryland recordation and transfer taxes
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Property tax issues (including agricultural use assessment, agricultural transfer tax, conservation easements and rollback tax)
  • General tax compliance advice

Nonprofit Organizations

  • Establishment of both public charities and private foundations
  • Establishment and administration of charitable trusts
  • Compliance advice and opinions
  • Work with schools, colleges, churches, radio stations, etc.

Estate and Gift Tax

  • Advanced planning
  • Preparation of estate and gift tax returns
  • Negotiations with tax authorities
  • Preparation of fiduciary income tax returns

Individual Tax Planning

  • Tax planning for federal, state and local income taxes
Susan D. Baker