Arthur effectively counsels clients in nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, providing sound advice regarding qualifications for IRS recognition of tax-exempt status, charitable giving transactions, and complex joint ventures involving exempt and for-profit organizations.
His experience also includes guiding clients on the intricacies of unrelated business income tax, excess benefit transactions, and self-dealing issues. He represents tax-exempt public charities, private foundations, community foundations lobbying organizations, trade associations, and social clubs.
Arthur advises clients in the area of state and local taxation regarding the application of state income taxes, sales and use and property taxes in the context of business sales, asset sales, retail business operations, and audits and assessments undertaken by local taxing authorities.
Arthur assists a variety of clients concerning the state and federal income tax aspects of structuring, acquiring, disposing of, operating, and liquidating all types and sizes of business entities in a variety of industries. He also advises a variety of individual and business clients regarding the tax consequences of settlement and judgment proceeds.
Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Arthur practiced law with the Boston firm of Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar.