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Chris G Newsom

Chris G Newsom

Tax and Business Attorney in Southlake Texas
  • Tax Law, Business Law, Estate Planning
  • Texas
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Chris Newsom has engaged in a tax planning and controversy, business transactions, estate planning and non-profit organizations law practice since 1995. He has been Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2005. He has counseled businesses and individuals on federal and state tax issues. Chris has advised clients on "choice of entity" issues and formed all types of business entities. He has represented taxpayers in audits and disputes with the IRS and Texas Comptroller. He has represented companies in numerous mergers and acquisitions by preparing the various agreements and state filings. He has prepared wills and trusts for individuals and filed estate tax returns with the IRS. He has guided non-profit organizations through the process of gaining tax-exempt status determinations from the IRS, as well as providing them advice on various tax and corporate law matters.

SMU Dedman School of Law
LL.M. (2005) | Tax Law
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Duke University School of Law
J.D. (1995) | Law
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Baylor University
B.B.A. (1992) | Accounting
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Professional Experience
Law Office of Chris Newsom
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Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody
Meadows Collier et al.
Strasburger & Price LLP
Ernst & Young LLP
Board Certified in Tax Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Award for Master of Laws Graduate with the Highest GPA
Dallas Bar Association Tax Section / SMU Law School
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
    There is no charge for an initial phone consultation or short office meeting.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Tax Law
Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Additional Practice Area
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
Miron Grove Office Park
300 Miron Drive
Southlake, TX 76092
Telephone: (817) 879-4000