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Ward Bradford Boone

Ward Bradford Boone

Brad Boone has more than 30 years of experience focusing on income tax law of corporations, partnerships and individuals on the federal, state and local levels. He represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and the Kentucky Department of Revenue. He also handles complex business transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, contracts and agreements. His practice also includes representing various tax exempt organizations.

The types of businesses that Mr. Boone represents are diverse, but he regularly assists clients whose businesses are in the areas of banking, energy, manufacturing, medicine, real estate, retail sales, and telecommunications.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

  • "Kentucky Partnership Law Handbook (Chapter 6: Special Tax Considerations and Strategies)," University of Kentucky CLE Program, Third Edition, 2003
  • "Kentucky Partnership Law Handbook (Chapter 6: Special Tax Considerations and Strategies)," University of Kentucky CLE Program, Second Edition, 1996
  • "Employee v. Independent Contractor," Fayette County Bar Association CLE Program, 1996
  • "Employment Tax Issues," Lorman Education Services, 1996
  • "IRS Returns Regarding Debt Forgiveness," University of Kentucky CLE 15th Annual Conference on Legal Issues for Financial Institutions, 1995
  • "Tax-Free Spin-Offs, Split-Offs and Split-Ups," Lexington Tax Forum, 1994
  • "Personal Use of Company Aircraft," Lexington Tax Forum, 1986
  • "Limitations on Deductibility of Investment Interest," Lexington Tax Forum, 1986
  • "Tax Reform Act of 1986," Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Regional Tax Seminars, 1986

More Than Stites & Harbison

Brad is in his 24th year as a Children's Leader for Bible Study Fellowship International (BSF). He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Drug-Free Youth, Inc. and is an Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America.

Professional Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Best Lawyers in America®, Mergers and Acquisition Law (2016-19)

Community Involvement

  • Bible Study Fellowship (BSF), Children's Leader 
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout
  • Kentucky Secretary of State Task Force on Nonprofit Statutes, Member