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Sean Crowley


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Sean acts as a tax advisor to companies and concentrates his practice on business formations, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, financings, debt offerings and equity offerings.

He assists clients in understanding the tax implications of transactions and develops creative solutions for a variety of corporate and private equity clients to structure transactions in the most tax-advantageous fashion. In addition, Sean's practice includes counseling clients on Section 1031 exchanges and foreign investment in the U.S.

Sean's tax practice also includes assisting sponsors with the structuring of investments in their funds, assisting non-profit organizations in obtaining federal tax-exempt status and representing clients on a wide range of other tax matters, including tax matters related to partnerships, limited liability companies, C corporations, S corporations and REITs.

Sean is a certified public accountant with prior experience at Deloitte & Touche and Ernst & Young.

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IRS clarifies employee retention tax credit rules for Q1 and Q2 of 2021

IRS extends filing and payment deadline for individual taxpayers

IRS clarifies legislative changes to the employee retention tax credit

Key tax provisions in the coronavirus relief bill

IRS issues guidance clarifying President Trump’s payroll tax deferral

IRS clarifies holding period rules for profits interests and carried interests

Key tax provisions of the proposed HEALS Act

Proposed tax plans of the 2020 presidential candidates

Highlights from the SBA’s further guidance on PPP loan forgiveness

Congress relaxes Paycheck Protection Program rules

HEROES Act proposes more potential tax incentives

IRS updates filing and payment deadlines and time-sensitive action FAQs

Effect of “forgiven” PPP loan on the deductibility of covered expenses

IRS issues proposed regulations on grouping activities in calculating unrelated business taxable income

What employers need to know about the CARES Act Employee Retention Payroll Tax Credit

Effect of COVID-19 tax legislation on NOL carryforwards and carrybacks

IRS clarifies Social Security tax deferral under CARES Act

Tax filing and payment deadlines extended due to COVID-19 (again)

Key tax provisions in the CARES Act

Business tips during the Coronavirus outbreak

Utilizing profits interests as equity incentive compensation

Sweeping tax reform necessitates review and analysis of form of entity


The CARES Act for Higher Education: Strategy and Implementation

Merging Institutions of Higher Education: Corporate and Tax Considerations