Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, P.A.
Whether it’s international, federal, or state tax planning, business succession planning, or estate planning, Nelson is ready with thoughtful, practical, and effective guidance. He is eager to provide clear explanations of tax policies and help his clients swiftly and confidently navigate the tax consequences of even the most complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, tax-free exchanges, reorganizations, and municipal and private activity bond financing.
Nelson advises educational organizations, health care agencies, hospitals, and nonprofits on a range of tax matters, including Maine sales and use tax issues, real property tax, and public charity and private foundation status. He frequently shares his expertise at seminars for the Maine Bar Association and with law students at the University of Maine Law School as adjunct professor of estate and gift tax. In 2007, Nelson received the firm’s Barnett I. Shur Civic Award in recognition of his steadfast service to the community.