Alan Kornstein concentrates his practice in tax planning and tax disputes involving complex commercial and personal transactions. He regularly advises clients on the organization and operation of business and investment entities, mergers and acquisitions, business restructurings, tax-free reorganizations, real estate transactions and insolvency situations. He also represents individuals, partnerships and corporations involved in tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and the New Jersey Division of Taxation.
Alan has extensive experience in tax planning for a wide range of business and investment transactions involving partnerships, LLCs and closely-held corporations, including the structuring, negotiation and drafting of partnership agreements, LLC operating agreements, equity-raising transactions, buy/sell agreements, and other exit strategies. He also advises clients on tax-efficient settlement alternatives for commercial and personal disputes, including business divorces and matrimonial situations.
Alan is well-versed in issues related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. In particular, he is a go-to resource for developers, investors, and property owners on tax incentives and deal structure considerations related to the federal Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program.
Alan is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences on tax-related topics. He served as an adjunct professor at Rutgers Business School from 2017 to 2019, teaching “Corporate Income Tax Basics” to MBA candidates in the business school’s Professional Accounting Program.