Mr. Edwin O. Figueroa’s practice areas include income taxes, non-for-profit, excise taxes, internal revenue licenses, personal and real property taxes, municipal license taxes, municipal construction excise taxes, sales and use taxes, employee benefits, foreign-trade zone, and tax incentives available to renewable energy facilities, hospitals and waste disposal facilities, among others.
He also has experience in tax litigation before the Federal and Puerto Rico courts, as well as in administrative proceedings before state and municipal taxing authorities, including but not limited to deficiency procedures and tax audits.
He provides assistance to businesses in various different industries, including but not limited to retail, manufacturing, services in general, health, telecommunications, energy, construction, real estate, among others. He also assists entities in tax related aspects of commencement of operations in Puerto Rico and provides assistance with respect to the incentives available in the negotiations of tax exemption grants with government agencies.
Mr. Figueroa is an active member of the firm’s Pro Bono program, advocating and obtaining income tax exempt status under Section 1101.01 of the PR Code and/or Section 501(c)(3) of the US Code for many nonprofit organizations.
He is an adjunct professor at the School of Law of the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico offering the course of tax law in the J.D. program, and has served as lecturer at seminars from the Puerto Rico Society of Certified Public Accountants.
- Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
- U.S. District Court District of Puerto Rico
- U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
- Bachelor’s Degree, University of Puerto Rico, 2002
- J.D., Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law, 2006
- LL.M., Boston University School of Law, 2009
- Puerto Rico Society of Certified Public Accountants
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