Practice Areas
  • Kevin M. Fenstemaker
  • Mel E. Myers
  • Leah Sandbank



McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC has an active and sophisticated tax practice that includes tax structuring, documentation and advice in connection with new and refunding issues; evaluation of proposed novel financing techniques; post-issuance tax matters such as changes in the use of bond-financed facilities and other compliance issues; representation of issuers in I.R.S. examinations.  In addition, the firm's State and local tax practice includes planning, lobbying, advising on and assisting with applications for tax exemptions and abatements and have litigated Corporation Business Tax cases involving allocation and apportionment issues, claims for refund, and unitary business tax issues, among others. The firm's philosophy is to assist clients in strictly complying with the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, case law, and I.R.S. pronouncements, while providing creative solutions to issues in an effort to provide the best possible results for our clients.

Who We Serve

  • Local Entities
  • State Entities
  • Issuers
  • Underwriters 
  • Developers
  • Fortune 500 Corporations

Our Services

  • Analyzing tax issues
  • Structuring transactions
  • Preparing related documentation and certifications 
  • Providing tax advice
  • Federal tax issues involving most tax-exempt and tax-credit structures

Contact Us
For more information about our Tax practice, please contact Leah Sandbank at or 973-622-5035.



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