Jon Restivo

Jon Restivo concentrates his practice on providing comprehensive legal services for commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and sales of real estate and other commercial assets, zoning, title and environmental due diligence review, corporate formation and structuring, financing, leasing, and municipal land use matters. In addition, Mr. Restivo has a well developed practice drafting and negotiating construction contracts for construction projects throughout the Northeast.

Mr. Restivo’s areas of practice includes:

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Eric J. Rietveld, ESQ.

Mr. Rietveld is a tax attorney in Providence, RI concentrating his practice in the areas of tax planning and tax controversy. He assists his clients in all matters of tax planning, with a focus on real estate and real estate fund offerings. Over the past year, he has worked with and advised clients on how to take advantage of the Opportunity Zone Program with respect to projects already planned or in the early stages of development, as well as future new projects. Mr. Rietveld also assists clients in tax-efficient transaction planning, including tax planning relating to entity formation. Mr. Rietveld has extensive experience in tax controversy matters and has represented clients with tax disputes before the IRS, state authorities, the US Tax Court and Federal Courts. Additionally, Mr. Rietveld has experience assisting clients with international tax planning, specifically related to international assets and foreign asset reporting issues regarding FBARs and other required reporting regimes.

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We take pride in on our ability to provide each client with the attention to detail and high level of service that their transactions require, while at the same time providing practical and business-oriented advice and solutions.

Current News and Events

  • Why Estate Planning Should Be Your Top Priority for 2019

    As the New Year turns, we often make resolutions for improving our lives in the coming year. We promise to eat healthier, to exercise, and to be more organized in our finances. One of the most important ways to improve our lives is to take concrete steps to plan for your estate. Estate plans are not just for the wealthy or those getting along in years. They are for everyone who has other people that depend on them or for anyone who wants to leave a legacy. Read our full client alert to learn how our attorney's can help you with your resolutions. Read More

  • End of Year Tax Update

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, signed into law by President Trump on December 22nd, 2017 (the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”), added Code Section 199A to the Internal Revenue, which provides for up to a 20% deduction applicable to pass- through income, including income from S-Corps, partnerships, and sole proprietorships. Given this new deduction, it is within an owner of a passthrough’s interest to maximize what the IRS refers to as Qualified Business Income (“QBI”) which is defined as income net of any deductions or losses from a qualified business or trade, including any wages paid by the pass-through entity. To take advantage of accelerated depreciation and expensing of certain business related assets, read the full update. Read More

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