Advised growers, producers, retailers and others in the cannabis industry on tax issues arising during the formation and structuring of corporate entities.
Christine M. GreenChristine Green Clark Hill
Christine M. Green
Christine M. Green advises clients on federal, international, and state tax matters related to transactions, structuring, and compliance.
Christine regularly serves clients in business transactions by advising on the tax consequences of company acquisitions and dispositions and offering structuring alternatives. In connection with business transactions, she also counsels clients on incentive compensation arrangements. A significant part of her tax practice includes counseling clients on various federal tax compliance issues related to corporate and pass-through taxation and other tax matters including payroll and employee leasing, section 280E applicability, and worker classification disputes. She also assists clients with Paycheck Protection Program loan issues and recent changes in federal tax law.
With respect to international and cross-border transactions and investments, she advises non-U.S. individuals and companies on the U.S. federal and state tax consequences of establishing and conducting business in the U.S. In connection with doing so, she counsels clients on the application of US tax treaties. She helps non-U.S. individuals and companies from Canada, Mexico, India, and other jurisdictions make decisions on choice-of-entity tax issues when starting a business in the U.S.
Christine also represents clients with state tax issues such as state income and sales and use tax matters and handles issues for nonprofit organizations including applications for exempt status and state charitable solicitation registration and filings.