Bucky Brannen

Senior Associate



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Bucky Brannen advises and represents clients in planning and controversy matters related to taxes imposed by state and local jurisdictions around the country, including property tax, sales tax, income tax, franchise tax, severance tax, as well as others.

Mr. Brannen also works with clients in negotiating economic development incentives with municipalities and school districts.

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Related Experience

  • Advised company on state and local tax planning for a large-scale, multistate asset purchase to minimize state transfer tax exposure
  • Advised California-based company on the tax consequences of a merger involving renewable energy incentives
  • Negotiated non-annexation agreement between petrochemical facility and municipality
  • Successfully challenged the constitutionality of taxation on an out-of-state insurance company, resulting in a substantial tax refund
  • Assisted healthcare company in minimizing state and federal fuels tax exposure for private corporate jets
  • State and local incentive work in Louisiana and Texas with a Major foreign chemical manufacturing company
  • Navigated complex Texas school finance formulas in order to advise on negotiations for property tax abatement incentives between a school district and a company choosing the location for its billion-dollar manufacturing project


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