Associate Attorney,
Gantenbein Law Firm

Weston William Bohall

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EMAIL: weston@gantenbeinlaw.com

 

PHONE: 720-503-6799

FAX: 303-872-6649

Weston William Bohall is an experienced tax attorney with Gantenbein Law Firm. 

Mr. Bohall is licensed to practice law in Colorado, in the United States District Court, 10th Circuit, and the United States Tax Court. 

Weston started working at the I.R.S. Office of Chief Counsel Small Business Self Employed Division in Louisville, Kentucky, where he assisted the Internal Revenue Service lawyers with tax appeals regarding corporations, tax controversies and state and federal tax liens. Weston also worked at the I.RS. Office of Chief Counsel Small Business Self Employed Division in Denver, Colorado, working for the I.R.S. in tax controversies before the U.S. Tax Court.

 

Weston received his Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University in Indiana and then moved to Colorado, where he received his his L.L.M. (Masters in Taxation) at University of Denver. 

Prior to joining Gantenbein Law Firm, Weston owned his own law firm that focused exclusively on tax in Denver.  Weston was responsible for the supervision of 9 tax attorneys below him during the course of his employment at a mid-sized law firm, also in Denver, Colorado.

 

Weston's tax employment brings a very reliable, unique and invaluable skill to Gantenbein Law Firm and its clients.

 

Weston's vast tax experience includes tax litigation, criminal tax defense issues, tax controversies (Offers in Compromise, Audits, I.R.S. Appeals and Tax Court) and tax planning work- including advising on tax provisions relating to large commercial transactions with $50 million in assets or greater, advising accounting firms, general income tax and accounting issues, sales and exchanges, cancellation of debt and income, capital gains and losses, conservation easements, tax liens, credits, inventories and collections, voluntary disclosures, employment taxes, residency audits, Statute of Limitations, balance reduction, case dismissal, collection defense, tax appeals, criminal audits, offshore assets, tax consulting for banks, and Federal, State and Local tax law guidance. 

 

Weston has represented individuals, businesses and estates at all levels of practice: from revenue agent to audit/examination, appeals, Tax Court, or A.C.S. collections. He has extensive experience interacting with the I.R.S., Department of Justice, Franchise Tax Board and State taxing authorities. 

Weston has a 100% success rate with Offers in Compromise and knows how to successfully and efficiently resolve cases for both businesses and individuals no matter the complexity.

Mr. Bohall has authored numerous published works on tax, authored a monthly column entitled Tax Corner that focused on the discussion of current tax issues while at Denver University receiving his L.L.M., prepared returns with the Volunteer Income Tax Association, worked as a tax consultant assisting bank loan underwriters for Urban Lending Solutions, as a student clinician at the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, and competed in the American Bar Association's Student Tax Challenge Writing Competition. 

Weston received his undergraduate degree from Indiana State University. He spends his free time tutoring law school graduates who are unsuccessful in passing the Colorado Bar, is an avid runner and snowboards.

 

  • Colorado Bar​​​

  • United States District Court, 10th Circuit

  • United States Tax Court

  • Executive Council Member, Colorado Bar Association Section of Taxation

  • Member, Greater Denver Area Tax Council 

  • Member, American  Bar Association Section of Taxation

  • Judge, American Bar Association Tax Challenge Writing Competition

  • Return Preparer, Volunteer Income Tax Association (V.I.T.A.)

  • Government Liaison Officer, Denver APA Organization (Denver Chapter Payroll Association)

  • A Few Reasons Why S Corporation Owners and Shareholders Should Be "Interested" In Avoiding New Section 163(J) Interest Expense Limitations

  • Can You Wait 10 Years? How To Limit Capital Gains Using Qualified Opportunity Zones 

 

  • Demystifying Related Party Transactions, coauthored with Steve Donelson

  • Ending 35 Years of Uncertainty: Why Notice Of Levy On Intangible Assets Is Insufficient To Transfer Ownership To IRS Pre-Bankruptcy

  • Derivium Transactions: All Risk and No Reward

  • Circumventing Capital Gains Through 90% Stock Loan Programs: All Risk, Little Reward, Valparaiso University

  • Tax Sheltering, Valparaiso University

  • Attorney, Platt Park Tax L.L.C, Denver, CO: Attorney representing businesses, estates, and individuals on all tax-related issues including, but not limited to: I.R.S.Tax Court Litigation and Appeals; Advised investment companies regarding Qualified Opportunity Funds under Section 1400Z-2; Counseled R.E.I.T regarding business interest expenses and limitations under Section 168(j); Settled I.R.S. Appeals case involving percentage-of-completion/capitalized-cost method under Section 460; Litigation of foreign corporation refund case under Section 882 & 1464 in U.S. Federal District Court (10th Circuit); Corrected filing errors related to designated settlement funds Section 461 & 468B; Litigated cases regarding deductions, expenses and adjustments in U.S. Tax Court; Offers in Compromise; Tax Audits; Business Tax Planning; Estate Tax Planning.

  • Supervisory Tax Attorney, Robinson Henry, Denver, CO: Resolved I.R.S. tax examinations involving withholding and tax on a foreign corporation and non-resident alien; Litigated partnership income and losses in U.S. Tax Court; Disputed issues involving the use of L.I.F.O inventories in I.R.S. Appeals Court; Improved tax treatment of an insurance company; Secured credits for investment companies; Changed accounting methods to re-characterize income using the 3-year allocation rules under I.R.C. Section 481 

  • Attorney, Donelson Barry, L.L.C (Now Ballard Spahr), Broomfield, CO: Applied tax provisions to reorganizations and mergers under Sections 351 & 361; Drafted provisions involving distributions under Sections 351 & 1244; Calculated income for transactions involving prepaid income and discounts under Sections 454, 455 & 482; Advised clients on related parry issues in "like kind" exchanges under Sections 267, 482 & 1031; Income issues related to patents and trademarks under Sections 1235 &1239; Prepared corporate and partnership tax returns, including the use of Forms 1120, 1120S & 1065.

  • I.R.S. Office of Chief Counsel (S.B./S.E.), Denver, CO: Extern that included, but not limited to: Participated as second chair in a U.S. Tax Court case involving excluded income; Litigated the allocations of income and losses between related taxpayers under Section 482 in U.S. Tax Court; Self-dealing issues in a private foundation under Section 4941.

 

  • Tax Consultant, Urban Lending Solutions, Highlands Ranch, CO: Advised banks and trust companies regarding securities under Section 582; Provided written advice regarding bad debts under Section 593; Tax implications of dividends under Section 246A.

 

  • Clinician, University of Denver Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Denver, CO: Prepared and filed Offers of Compromises, Installment Agreements, and Requests for Currently Not Collectable Status; Participated in a C.D.P. hearing involving Federal tax liens and levies under Sections 6320 & 6330; Automatic Stay and Bankruptcy issues on tax under Sections 6503

  • I.R.S, Office of Chief Counsel (S.B./S.E.), Louisville, KY: Extern that included, but not limited to: Drafted advisory opinion to I.R.S. Appeals regarding circular priority between State and Federal tax liens under Section 6320; Prepared advisory opinion to I.R.S. Appeals regarding S Corporations and stock ownership under Sections 318, 447 & 1366; Researched and updated local law guides.

 

 

  • Speaker, Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for Attorneys, American Bar Association, Demystifying Party Transactions

  • Tutor, Colorado Bar Exam students

If you have Real Estate, Business, Tax, Wills & Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law, HOA Defense, Foreclosure or Credit Dispute / Repair needs, contact our attorneys for exceptional legal counsel.

From our offices in Denver, we serve all of Colorado.

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