Edward Corts

Principal

Freeman Law
Frisco, Texas, USA

Law Firm - Local

Professional Summary

Edward is a federal and state tax litigator. He represents individuals, closely held businesses, and corporations in Texas tax litigation in all forums, including State Office of Administrative Hearings, District Court, the Court of Appeals, and the Texas Supreme Court. He also represents clients in IRS audits, appeals, and litigation in the United States Tax Court, Federal District Courts, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and U.S. Court of Appeals.

In addition to his litigation practice, Edward assists clients with tax planning advice at both the state and federal level. He provides choice of entity guidance to clients and the tax implications of each entity. He advises clients on minimizing the tax costs on international operations through the use of applicable credits and international tax treaties. Further, Edward works on structuring the tax aspects of corporate mergers, acquisitions, spinoffs, asset divestures, and other corporate reorganizations.

Prior to his return to private practice, Edward was a member of the Administrative Hearings section of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts’ Administrative Hearings and Tax Litigation Division. Edward was principally focused on representing the Comptroller regarding contested audits and denial of refunds involving Texas franchise/margin tax, sales and use tax, natural gas and oil production (severance) taxes, mixed beverage tax and the International Fuel Tax Agreement.

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Languages

  • English

Industry Experience

    • Tax Law

Website

Freeman Law

Birthday

September 18

Social Media

Experience

Freeman Law
Frisco, Texas, USA 75034
Principal
Law Firm - Local
2020 - Present

Education

LLM, Tax 2001
University of Denver - STURM College of Law
Denver, Colorado, United States
JD2000
Mississippi College School of Law
Jackson, Mississippi, United States
BBA, Finance 1997
Baylor University
Waco, Texas, United States

Bar Admissions

Texas State Bar
Active
2002

Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • United States Tax Court

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