Richard J. Sharp, M.S.T.
RICHARD J. SHARP, M.S.T.
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Richard Sharp practices a diverse range of domestic and international tax areas including but not limited to assisting Canadian and other non-U.S. clients on U.S. tax issues.  He regularly counsels clients on U.S. tax considerations of real estate investments, including but not limited to hybrid and inversion structures and expanding business operations into the United States from foreign jurisdictions.  Richard assists clients with turning the plan into reality by guiding clients through the necessary practical steps to implement their plan and keeping it current as tax laws evolve and/or estate/succession plans change.
Richard combines his tax practice with real estate transactions and estate planning to achieve the desired outcome in an tax efficient structure.
Clients include privately held business, high-net-worth individuals, executives of multinational corporations, business owners, investors, title companies and real estate management companies.
Richard’s practice is exclusive to United States law.

EDUCATION

Kalamazoo College – Bachelor of Arts –  (2002)
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law – Juris Doctor – (2006)
Wayne State University – Masters of Science in Taxation – (2010)

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Taxation
Probate and Estate Planning
Small Business Services
Real Estate

HONORS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Super Lawyers Rising Stars selection (2014-2019)

LICENSING

Eastern and Western Michigan District Courts
United States Tax Court
United States Supreme Court
State of Michigan Courts
IRS ITIN Acceptance Agent