Mergers & Acquisitions Tax

Mitigate transaction risks. Enhance transaction opportunities.

Howard Steinberg

Howard Steinberg

Partner, M&A Tax, KPMG LLP

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When you’re contemplating an acquisition, disposition, merger or restructuring, the importance of understanding and planning for the tax implications cannot be overlooked. It can mean the difference between exposing your business to dire risk or taking advantage of valuable transaction opportunities.

Our Mergers & Acquisitions Tax professionals can help. We have deep experience creating tax efficiencies throughout the life cycle of a client’s business.

You can rely on KPMG for support in:

  • Determining and shaping the immediate and long-term tax impact of acquisitions and dispositions through the right structuring
  • Understanding the potential tax risks and benefits associated with a specific transaction
  • Identifying a tax-efficient way to integrate the target and acquirer following a transaction
  • Addressing the complexities and benefits of using partnerships or joint ventures in acquisitions and existing structures
  • Assisting with virtually every phase of tax structuring for a troubled company, including debt negotiations, bankruptcy petitions and liquidations
  • Determining the proper use of tax attributes, such as net operating losses, through section 382 and other tax-attribute studies
  • Analyzing earnings & profits, stock basis, transaction and bankruptcy costs, and income tax provisions.



Mergers & Acquisitions Tax Services