Robert C. Walthall is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. He counsels clients on a broad range of federal tax and related matters.
Robert provides tax-planning advice to individuals and businesses, represents clients in administrative and judicial tax controversies at the state and federal levels, including the US Tax Court and other federal and Alabama courts, and represents clients in civil and criminal tax defense. He also counsels clients with respect to organizing and tax planning for the operation of corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies, estate planning and preparation of wills, and administration of trusts and estates.
Robert has represented project syndicators, developers, investors, and managers in projects that utilized various federal and state tax credits and other financial sources to fund affordable housing projects, operating businesses, and residential real estate developments. He has represented developers in more than 50 projects using federal and state housing tax credits, historic rehabilitation tax credits, and new markets tax credits.
Robert is a trustee of the Southern Federal Tax Institute, past chairman of the American Institute of Federal Taxation, and past editor-in-chief of the Alabama Law Review. He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the Corporate and Tax Law categories for 25 years.
For the past 13 years, Robert has authored articles on tax-related matters for the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA, one of the nation’s largest publishers of journals and books focused on business, economic and tax-related topics) and is a columnist for the Journal of Passthrough Entities published by CCH. He also contributed a section on “State and Local Tax Incentives” to a recent supplement of the US Taxation Guide of the International Tax Review.