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Armando Gomez

Armando Gomez

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Armando Gomez is a tax partner with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, resident in the firm's Washington, DC office. 

Mr. Gomez concentrates his practice on a broad range of tax matters. He advises clients on the structuring and financing of U.S. and international partnerships, joint ventures and other cross-border transactions. Mr. Gomez also advises clients in connection with structuring private equity investments and investments in renewable energy projects. In addition, he advises clients on valuation and transfer pricing matters, at both the planning and controversy stages.

Mr. Gomez represents clients in federal and state tax controversy matters, including in connection with examinations, administrative appeals and special programs designed to reach expedited results. He also has represented clients in summons enforcement matters and in criminal tax investigations. Mr. Gomez also has acted as special tax counsel in connection with internal investigations on tax-related matters. Mr. Gomez represents clients in administrative and policy matters before the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, including commenting on regulations, tax treaties and other tax policy issues, and in connection with applications for private letter rulings.

Mr. Gomez also advises clients on legislative matters, including commenting on proposed legislation, developing strategies for new legislative proposals and representing clients before the congressional tax writing committees. In this regard, he has represented several clients in connection with congressional investigations, including in the largest-ever congressional investigation of a single corporate taxpayer.

Mr. Gomez is Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation.  He is a member of the National Conference of Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants, and a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.  Mr. Gomez frequently lectures on topics relating to partnerships and joint ventures, judicial and regulatory anti-abuse doctrines, Circular 230, and tax administration matters.

Armando Gomez is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Detection & Dissection: How The IRS Identifies and Combats Tax Shelters and Regulates Those Who Advise on Aggressive Transactions - The Partnership Tax Practice Series , Friday, September 24, 2010
Detection & Dissection: How the IRS Identifies and Combats Tax Shelters and Regulates Those Who Advise on Aggressive Transactions - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Web Segment  Web Segment Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance, Business Purpose and Related Doctrines - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Monday, October 21, 2013
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013: Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance, Business Purpose and Related Doctrines - Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance, Business Purpose and Related Doctrines , Tuesday, October 22, 2013
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013:Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance, Business Purpose and Related Doctrines - Exploring the Limits of the Evolving Economic Substance, Business Purpose and Related Doctrines , Tuesday, October 22, 2013
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Friday, November 01, 2013 , New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014 , Wednesday, October 15, 2014 , New York, NY
Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Wednesday, October 16, 2013 , New York, NY
Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2014 , Tuesday, May 20, 2014 , New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014 , Wednesday, October 15, 2014 , New York, NY
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