Amanda M. Kennedy, LL.M
Corporate & Tax Attorney
Amanda has an LL.M in Taxation from Boston University and is an Associate Attorney at éclat Law focusing on Corporate and Business matters as well as Tax Planning and Advice for individuals, Small Businesses and Corporations. She acts as internal Corporate Compliance, represents individuals in IRS controversy, and advises on wills, trusts, and estates.
Amanda has experience with business formation, operation and dissolution as well as proper structuring for tax and liability purposes. She assists her clients with their business ventures by drafting private placement memorandums for equity financing, equity purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, financial statements, asset-purchase agreements, and franchise agreements. She handles corporate compliance matters including Form D compliance under Rules 504 and 506 for notice of exempt offering of securities with the SEC as well as State Securities inquiries and disputes. Along with acquisition and formation, Amanda advises on tax matters which may arise, including compliance with ASC-740 as well as federal, state, and local tax compliance. Amanda works alongside her clients in order to help them resolve their IRS Controversy matters including IRS Letters and Inquiries, Audit and Examinations, Refund Claims, Payment Plans, Penalty Abatement, and Offers in Compromise. She has extensive experience in tax preparation for individuals and small businesses at the Federal, State, and Local levels.
Amanda also handles compliance with firm matters including establishment of our Non-Profit: Eclat Law’s Foundation for Community Action, Inc., Title Agency Acquisition & Compliance, and is actively working to obtain Minority status for the firm through NMSDC: National Minority Supplier Development Council.
Boards and Associations
- Co-Chair, Tax Law Committee, Orange County Bar Association
- Board Member, Learn Financial: Promoting Financial Literacy
- Oviedo-Winter Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce Trustees
- Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce Members
- Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Members
- Florida Bar
- United States Tax Court