Excellence

& Integrity

The attorneys of Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun, LLP have lectured in programs sponsored by the American Bar Association, The Florida Bar, the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and other legal and tax associations.

Excellence

& Integrity

Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun is a firm consisting of attorneys specializing in tax and transactional issues including estate planning, tax planning, business succession planning, health care law, transactional law, estate, trust and guardianship litigation and all areas of corporate, individual and partnership tax law.

Excellence

& Integrity

Excellence

& Integrity

Excellence

& Integrity

FIRM PROFILE

Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun LLP, located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida is committed to providing superior and distinctive client service. Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun is a firm consisting of attorneys specializing in tax and transactional issues including estate planning, tax planning, business succession planning, health care law, transactional law, estate, trust and guardianship litigation and all areas of corporate, individual and partnership tax law. Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun additionally specializes in assisting high risk professionals in their asset and estate planning needs. The attorneys and staff of Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun are committed to providing their clients with solutions which are both practical and sensible in their clients’ lives, both professional and private.

MEET OUR ATTORNEYS

Alan H. Baseman

Partner

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Keith B. Braun

Partner

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Lisa Z. Hauser

Senior Counsel

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Richard B. Comiter

Senior Partner

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Michael S. Singer

Managing Partner

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Andrew R. Comiter

Partner

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Owen Evans

Senior Counsel

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Antonio P. Romano

Associate

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Mark R. Brown

Senior Counsel

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Brian M. Spiro

Associate

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Tanya C. Naydenov

Associate

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Devon M. Goldberg

Associate

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Note Of The Week

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Devon M. Goldberg

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Andrew R. Comiter

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Michael S. Singer

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RECENT EVENTS

The attorneys of Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun, LLP have lectured in programs sponsored by the American Bar Association, The Florida Bar, the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and other legal and tax associations. Check our schedule of events and seminars to attend lectures by our attorneys. Events & Seminars:

  • October 25, 2019 On Friday, October 25, 2019, Andrew R. Comiter, Esq. presented at the Florida Gulf Coast University Accounting & Tax Conference (FGCU) sponsored by the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).  The topic was “Choice of Entity – Is the Entity Set Up Correctly?” and focused on the benefits and risks associated with structuring your business as a C or S corporation, partnership, or LLC.
  • May 3, 2019 Richard B. Comiter, Esq. and Andrew R. Comiter, Esq. spoke on May 3, 2019, at the Florida Bar Tax Section Annual Meeting in Orlando. The title of their speech was Choice of Entity Post-TCJA.  Their presentation focused on disregarded entities, C-Corps, S-Corps, limited liability companies, partnerships, and structuring and converting various entities.
  • January 23, 2019 Richard B. Comiter spoke at the Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council at The Tampa Club on January 23, 2019. The title of the speech will be Impact of the 2017 Tax Act on Tax Strategies and Structuring Alternatives available to Pass-Through Entity and High Net Worth Clients.
  • January 22, 2019

    Richard B. Comiter spoke at the Estate Planning Council of Naples, at Vineyards Country Club on January 22, 2019. The title of the speech will be Impact of the 2017 Tax Act on Tax Strategies and Structuring Alternatives available to Pass-Through Entity and High Net Worth Clients.

  • December 13, 2018

    Andrew R. Comiter, Esq. spoke at the National Business Institute seminar, “Probate: Everything You Need to Know” in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on December 13, 2018. He spoke on a very important subject regarding the top problems in the probate process. Some of the issues he focused on included intestate estates, locating unknown or missing heirs, death of a business owner, pre-mortem probate, and valuation issues.

  • November 26, 2018

    Andrew presented at the Sarasota County Bar Association’s “Estate Planning and Probate Section Luncheon” on November 26, 2018. His presentation focused on the use of various estate planning and asset protection vehicles to minimize creditor exposure in cases of marriage and/or divorce.  The presentation covered nuptial agreements; uses of DSUE portability and lifetime taxable gifts; waivers; alimony; interests in homestead property and retirement plans; and planning before dissolution of marriage.

CSBB BLOG

Certain Physician Non-Competition Agreements are now Unenforceable Under New Florida Law

  Physician employers (“Medical Practices”) often ask physicians to sign non-competition agreements in order to protect the Medical Practice’s legitimate business interests, such as confidential information, existing patient relationships, specialized training, or professional goodwill.  In Florida, a non-competition agreement is generally upheld if the non-competition covenants are reasonable in time, geographic area, and line of…

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Taxation of a Trust Based on Residency of a Beneficiary Alone held Unconstitutional by United States Supreme Court

On June 21, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held that a North Carolina statute, which imposed a tax on a trust based solely on the residency of the beneficiary, violated the Due Process Clause of the United States Constitution. In the case, North Carolina Department of Revenue v. Kimberley Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust,…

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Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun, LLP finds a new home at Divosta Towers

We are excited to announce that after spending 19 years in the Financial Center at the Gardens, the firm has officially signed a new lease with DiVosta Towers at 3825 PGA Boulevard, with a set move in date of November 1, 2019. From the inception of the firm by founding partners, Richard B. Comiter and…

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RECENT NEWS

October 30, 2019

CSBB is thrilled to announce its newest addition to their team, Brian M. Spiro. The focus of Brian’s practice is litigation, handling contested probate, trust and guardianship.   Prior to joining the Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun team, Brian spent several years working at Clark Skatoff, PA—a trust and estate litigation boutique—where his practice focused on probate…

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June 3, 2019

CSBB is thrilled to announce that Mark R. Brown has joined the team as Senior Counsel. The focus of Marks’s practice is primarily on wills and trusts, domicile planning, probate administration, and sophisticated estate tax and income planning. Prior to joining the Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun team, Mark was formerly of Arnold & Porter.…

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April 25, 2019

An expansive new study led by the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County details what today’s Jewish community looks like in the Palm Beaches. The study was conducted by Brandeis University, a leading research entity. The last study of the Federation’s service area, which spans from Boynton Beach to Martin County, was completed in 2005.…

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