Will Thistle practices primarily in the areas of corporate transactions, federal, and state and local taxation. Will regularly counsels public and private businesses on Alabama tax matters.
A significant portion of Will's practice is dedicated to the representation of taxpayers in all phases of federal and state and local tax controversy, including audit assistance, administrative hearings, and litigation. His practice also involves advising clients on methods of restructuring their organizations and choosing the proper entity through which to conduct their business in an efficient and effective manner that minimizes taxes.
Other areas of Will’s practice include advising clients with regard to business license obligations, abandoned and unclaimed property, tax compliance obligations, voluntary disclosure agreements, and real property litigation. In addition, he has advised clients regarding the various types of state and local tax incentives available for particular projects and assisted clients in acquiring those incentives.
Will has written several articles regarding state and local tax issues and is a regular contributor to State Tax Notes. He was also a contributing author in the most recent edition of Richard D. Pomp’s textbook, State & Local Taxation.