Bendure & Thomas

Bendure & Thomas

Tax controversies, Pension & Retirement Plan disputes, Business litigation, Estate Planning, Probate, & all Appeals

Firm Overview

Tax Controversies, Pension & Retirement Plan Disputes, Business Litigation, Estate Planning, Probate, & All Appeals
The firm of Bendure & Thomas brings together the experience of two highly qualified Michigan tax lawyers who are prepared to work with you to solve your tax issues. Our tax attorneys help discover the root of your problem and offer a solution that resolves your issues and helps you avoid problems in the future.
In addition, our Michigan tax attorneys are prepared to advise you on complex tax planning, such as estate plans that minimize your estate taxes, business formation, and liquidation planning and retirement planning for your business.

Tax controversies
Innocent or injured spouse
Offers in compromise
Installment agreements
Lien release
Voluntary disclosures
Audits and reopening audits
Refund requests
Tax fraud (civil and criminal)
IRS Rewards, reporting tax fraud
Penalties
US Tax Court
Federal District Court
Michigan Department of Treasury
Michigan Tax Tribunal
Property tax
All IRS and state administrative proceedings

Pension and retirement plan litigation
ERISA and other plan controversies
Credited service disputes
Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Unsuitable investment strategy
Intra-Plan Appeals
Federal and State Court representation

Business litigation
Shareholder disputes
Partner or member disputes
Real estate
Business valuation
Commissions
Minority oppression
Interference with contract and business expectancy
Rule 10b-5

Probate and Estate Planning
Decedent estates
Conservatorship estates
Guardianship estates
Will and trust contests
Estate planning
Wills
Trusts (revocable and irrevocable)
Durable powers of attorney
Health care declarations
Asset protection planning

Appeals
All areas, from all courts and government agencies
Your tax attorney in Michigan will work with you to determine the best course of action for your individual tax issues. Whether you are ready to create an estate plan for your family or the IRS has begun an examination of your tax records, a Michigan IRS defense lawyer at Bendure & Thomas is prepared to discuss all options with you.

Contact us
Contact the law firm of Bendure & Thomas to speak to a Michigan tax lawyer at 248.646.5255.

Main Office

Bendure & Thomas
33 Bloomfield Hills Pkwy, Suite 220
Bloomfield Hills MI 48304-2909

Phone

(248) 646-5255

Tax

What Business & Tax Attorney's do for you.

We specialize in federal, state, and municipal rules and policies pertaining to tax liability and the process of taxation as it relates to estate transfers, material and intellectual property acquisitions, income from all sources, and business transactions of all kinds.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

The firm of Bendure & Thomas brings together the experience of two highly qualified Michigan tax lawyers who are prepared to work with you to solve your tax issues. Our tax attorneys help discover the root of your problem and offer a solution that resolves your issues and helps you avoid problems in the future.

In addition, our Michigan tax attorneys are prepared to advise you on complex tax planning, such as estate plans that minimize your estate taxes, business formation, and liquidation planning and retirement planning for your business.

Marc Thomas

Bendure & Thomas

Practice areas
Tax controversies
Pension & retirement plan disputes
Business litigation
Estate planning
Probate

Admitted to practice
1975, Michigan-all courts, including Federal District Court (Eastern District of Michigan)
US Tax Court
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
US Supreme Court

Education
Wayne State University, LL.M. 1994 (Taxation)
University of Detroit, JD, 1975
Michigan State University, BA, 1972

Member
State Bar of Michigan (Member, Sections on Business Law, Litigation, Probate & Estate Planning, and Taxation)
Detroit Bar Association
Oakland County Bar Association
American Bar Associations (Member, ABA sections on Litigation, Real Property, Trust & Estate Law, Taxation, and Law Practice Management)
The American Society of IRS Problem Solvers

Biography
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Urban Law, now University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, 1974-75
Author: Comment, 52 U Det J Urb L 115 (1974), now "U Det Mercy L Rev"
Clarence M. Burton Scholar, 1974-75
Law Clerk to The Hon Lawrence Gubow, US District Court Judge, ED Mich, 1975-1977
Peer reviewed by Martindale-Hubbell "AV", highest rating
Michigan Super Lawyer, 2006
Best Lawyers in America 2001 (Consumer Guide)
Member, Michigan State University Varsity Alumni Club, intercollegiate baseball and lacrosse, freshman ice hockey

Marc Thomas

Bendure & Thomas

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