Entrepreneurs often have great ideas but little experience with the tax and business issues involved in starting a new venture. Accountants and attorneys often serve as a guide for entrepreneurs and their startups. This presentation will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the tax and business issues facing startups. Topics will include, choosing the business form, financing a new business, dealing with common tax issues, hiring and compensating employees, and certain unique ethical issues for advisors representing startups and entrepreneurs.
Josh Wu advises large corporations, mid-size businesses, startup companies, and high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of federal tax law. He has particular experience with resolving complex IRS audits, administrative appeals, civil tax litigation, offshore trusts and assets, multijurisdictional investigations, and IRS collection matters.
Josh represents clients in an array of tax controversies and tax litigation matters before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
He regularly helps clients respond to IRS information document requests, manage electronic discovery, prepare for interviews with the IRS, and navigate procedural issues.
Prior to joining Clark Hill Strasburger, Josh worked for several international law firms, including Latham & Watkins LLP, and has been quoted in major news outlets such as The Street, Federal Tax Weekly, and Business News Daily.