Penn Rogers is a tax and business lawyer who leads the firm's taxation team and focuses his practice on federal, state, local and international taxation matters, with emphasis on business transactions and planning, tax controversy work and tax-exempt organizations. He has extensive experience in acquisitions and divestitures, corporate restructurings, joint ventures, financings and international investments, including transactions in the financial services, energy, publishing, aggregates, healthcare, real estate, life sciences, media, telecommunications, specialty food and specialty chemicals industries. He also handles transactions involving historic, alternative energy and low-income housing tax credits, state & local incentives and compliance issues. His corporate counsel experience includes projects in governance, compensation & benefits, risk management and government relations.
Penn also handles tax controversy matters before administrative agencies and judicial tribunals, including favorable resolution of numerous tax audits of income, estate, personal property, real property, business license, and sales and use tax disputes. He also provides legislative representation before the Virginia General Assembly, the United States Congress, and local governing bodies, including successful advocacy of tax incentives for companies expanding their operations in Virginia and numerous sales and property tax exemption matters. In his representation of tax-exempt organizations, he counsels numerous entities on organizational and operational issues. His non-profit clients have included a preschool, a private secondary school, an educational foundation, a nonpartisan political advocacy group, and a web-based campaign finance information provider.
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