- Baton Rouge
Trevor Wilson is a partner in the Tax Practice Group. His expansive tax practice includes federal income taxation, tax-exempt organizations, executive compensation, estate planning, and the administration of successions.
A member of the firm’s federal and international, mergers and acquisitions and private equity, employee benefits, and trusts and estates teams, Trevor focuses his federal income tax practice on advising clients on structuring their US and international business activities to minimize federal income taxation in the ordinary course of business operations and upon a sale or merger of the business. In addition, he advises clients on their federal tax reporting and withholding obligations on payments to employees, vendors, and independent contractors.
As part of his formation practice, Trevor focuses on advising clients on the choice of entity to conduct business operations, as well as counseling clients on regulatory restrictions and non-tax considerations affecting the structure and operations of a business.
In his tax-exempt organizations practice, Trevor advises clients on forming non-profit organizations and obtaining recognition of tax-exempt status of the non-profit organization from the IRS. In addition, he advises tax-exempt organizations on structuring their activities to avoid unrelated business taxable income and maintain their tax-exempt status.
Trevor advises his executive compensation clients on structuring compensation arrangements with their executives and key employees. In particular, he advises clients on structuring compensation arrangements to comply with Section 409A and correcting compensation arrangements that violate Section 409A.
Trevor’s estate planning practice focuses on advising clients on succession plans for their personal finances as well as their businesses. He advises clients as to the preparation of wills, financial and medical powers of attorney, medical directives, and trusts. In addition, he advises clients on structuring buy-sell arrangements to allow for the efficient succession of their businesses.
With regards to the administration of successions, Trevor focuses on advising clients on the administration of their loved one's estate, including their rights as executors, heirs, or legatees.