Glen Powers becomes of counsel to the firm
On February 10, 2020, Lanier Ford welcomed Glenmore “Glen” Powers to the firm. Mr. Powers focuses his practice on both civil and criminal tax controversies and collections efforts. He leverages his extensive federal and state trial and appellate experience involving income taxes, sales taxes, employment taxes, excise taxes, and corporate taxes into a client-centered practice for individuals and entities facing government inquiries from civil audits, criminal investigations, and administrative appeals.
Mr. Powers brings unique insight about tax collection to his practice. For example, he wrote the current Tax Fraud Manual by which many of the Alabama Department of Revenue employees are trained in tax-fraud detection and referrals. He has also acquired considerable experience managing complex civil tax examinations, administrative appeals, and investigations of complex criminal tax-fraud cases as a former IRS Chief Counsel attorney, as a trial attorney for the Alabama Department of Revenue, and most recently, as the Director of Investigations for the Alabama Department of Revenue.
Mr. Powers routinely provides advice and counsel to successful individuals, closely held entities, and corporations involving both domestic and foreign tax-related issues, and internal corporate governance. He also routinely provides practical training for enhanced tax compliance to federal, state, and municipal entities.