Bill Joseph is a member of the firm’s Business and Finance Practice Group. Bill focuses his practice on transactional tax matters, counseling clients on domestic and international corporate mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and joint ventures. He also regularly represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and state departments of revenue. Industries in which Bill has represented clients include airlines, telecommunications, food manufacturers, insurance, banking and financial services, health care, technology, commercial and residential real estate development and venture capital.
U.S. Income Taxation and Withholding on Sales of Partnership Interests by Non-U.S. Partners
Atlanta International Tax Study Group Virtual Meeting, February 23, 2021
by Staff Writer, The Chattanoogan.com, December 17, 2020
by Derek Major, Law 360.com, April 25, 2019
Proposed Border Adjustment Tax
Atlanta International Tax Study Group, April 2017
Taxation of Dividend Equivalent Payments under IRC Sec. 871(m) and New Proposed Regulations
Atlanta International Tax Study Group, 2014
An Overview of Proposed FATCA (Chapter 4) Regulations
Atlanta International Tax Study Group, 2012
Law Firm Partnership Agreements
Atlanta Bar Association Managing Partner Committee, 2012
Tax Issues in Acquisitions of Distressed Debt
Client Lunch & Learn, January 2012
Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Property Through Real Estate Investment Trusts
Atlanta International Tax Study Group, 2008
Acquisitions of Troubled Companies
Joint Program with Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin, 2002
Mergers & Acquisitions for Middle Market
Fulcrum Information Services Business & Tax Seminar, 2002
Fulcrum Information Services Business & Tax Seminar, 2001
Bill lives in Sandy Springs, Georgia with his wife, Helene and their Shetland Sheepdog, Cooper. Although Bill is a New York native and started his legal practice with a large firm in Boston, Massachusetts, Bill is an avid Atlanta sports fan, having raised his family in Atlanta. Since moving to Atlanta, Bill has been an active University of Pennsylvania alumnus, interviewing high school students applying to Penn. For many years, Bill spent most of his free time following his three sons’ exploits in baseball from youth baseball to college. Now that their baseball careers are over, he is looking for new hobbies (tennis and hiking being current contenders).
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America®, Tax Law (2021-22)
Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite (2012, 2014, 2016-21)
Georgia Super Lawyers® (2019-21)
ATLANTA—Georgia Trend magazine has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney William M. (Bill) Joseph as one of its 2021 Legal Elite in the category of Taxes, Estates & Trusts. This is the eighth time Joseph has earned the Legal Elite honor.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 93 lawyers are included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Additionally, 11 attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 14 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
ATLANTA—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys Dan Douglass and Bill Joseph were recently honored in the 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers magazine.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Appropriations Act”), one of the longest bills ever passed in the history of the U.S. Congress, was signed into law on December 27, 2020. This legislation provides approximately $900 billion in new stimulus funding, of which $284 billion has been allocated to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”).
ATLANTA—Georgia Trend magazine has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney William M. (Bill) Joseph as one of its 2020 Legal Elite in the category of Taxes/Estates/Trusts Law. This is the seventh time Joseph has earned the Legal Elite honor.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 82 lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
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