Richard M. Colombik

Richard M. Colombik & Associates, P.C. is a law firm concentrating in Strategic Tax Planning, Asset Protection, Business Entity Structuring and Transactions, Complex Estate Plans, IRS Defense and Business Planning. The 10 person firm is headed by Richard M. Colombik, an award winning Attorney, CPA with a Doctorate in Jurisprudence with Distinction, who was formerly on the tax staff of one of the world's wealthiest families. Mr. Colombik has also been a tax manager at a Big Four accounting firm, the State Bar's liaison to the Internal Revenue Service, Vice President of the American Association of Attorney-CPAs, Vice Chairman of the American Bar Association’s Tax Section of the General Practice Council, as well as the past Chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Federal Tax Committee. Mr. Colombik also served on the liaison committee to the Washington, D.C. National Office of the IRS for the American Association of Attorney-CPA's Inc., is a member of the Asset Protection Committee, ABA, as well as their subcommittee on Captive Insurance. Mr. Colombik has appeared on numerous television shows, hosted a weekly radio show on tax and business planning, and authored numerous articles on income taxation, asset protection planning, IRS defense and estate planning. This is in addition to authoring a published work on Business Entity Structures offered by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, as well as being a featured speaker to business groups, civic groups, bar associations and professional groups. If the issue is strategic tax planning, asset protection, or complex business and estate tax planning, Richard M. Colombik & Associates, P.C. is the firm to contact. Specialties: Tax Planning, Asset Protection, Business Entity Structuring and Transactions for Closely Held Companies, Complex Estate Plans, IRS Defense and Business Planning

Section 56-Mininum Tax Adjustments


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A.  Taxation as a Partnership or Corporation

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