Excellence

& Integrity

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

Associate

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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

Special Counsel

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Antonio P. Romano

Associate

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Tanya C. Durst

Associate

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Devon M. Goldberg

Associate

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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:

  • 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.

  • October 19, 2018

    Andrew Comiter was invited to speak at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Tax Council monthly meeting. His presentation, “The Use of Estate Planning and Asset Protection to Protect in Cases of Divorce,” 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.  Andrew will also speak on this topic at the Sarasota County Bar Association’s “Estate Planning and Probate Section Luncheon” on November 27,2018.

  • October 18, 2018

    Andrew Comiter joined his fellow colleagues as a panelist for the event, “Passing the Torch,” hosted by UBS Pursuit Wealth Management. The panel spoke to business owners about the psychological aspects of transitioning a business through future generations and to help them understand how to navigate through such a challenging time.

  • June 20, 2018

    Andrew Comiter spoke at the National Business Institute seminar, “Trusts: The Ultimate Guide,” in Fort Lauderdale on June 20th. His presentations focused on the various aspects of a trust, including who the key parties are, terms, and legal concepts, as well as the difference between revocable and irrevocable.

  • May 23, 2018 Andrew R. Comiter, Esq. spoke at the National Business Institute seminar, “Estate Planning from A to Z,” on May 23rd in West Palm Beach. His topics focused on planning for unmarried and remarried couples, as well as business succession planning.

CSBB BLOG

IRS Gives the Gift of Certainty to Taxpayers: No Clawback on Increased Exemption Amount

‘Tis the season of giving, and even the Internal Revenue Service is feeling generous, with proposed regulations that would allow taxpayers to take advantage of the increased exemption amount for estate and gift taxes without fear of retroactive taxation. The federal transfer taxation system is based on the fair market value of property transferred, either…

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Proposed Regulations Provide Further Clarification About Opportunity Zones

The Opportunity Zone program presents a unique opportunity for a taxpayer to defer the capital gains tax by investing the proceeds of a realized capital gain in a Qualified Opportunity Fund (“Opportunity Fund”) holding certain property in a Qualified Opportunity Zone (“Opportunity Zone”). The goal of the Opportunity Zone program is to encourage economic growth…

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New Tax Deferral Possibility by Investing in Qualified Opportunity Zone

  Public Law 115-97, more commonly known as The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, added Sections 1400Z-1 and 1400Z-2 to the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”). Sections 1400Z-1 and 1400Z-2 allow a taxpayer to defer paying taxes on capital gains by investing such capital gains in a Qualified Opportunity Fund (“Opportunity Fund”) holding certain property…

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RECENT NEWS

January 1, 2019

If you haven’t seen Andrew, Pamela, or Mason Comiter around town yet, chances are you aren’t as actively involved in the local community as you could be. This big-hearted family fills their schedules not only with activities they enjoy, but with opportunities to serve others. Click here to read their cover story in this months,…

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October 31, 2018

Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun, LLP announces its newest addition to their team, Antonio P. Romano. The focus of Antonio’s practice is primarily on probate, trust, and guardianship administration and litigation. Prior to joining the Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun team, Antonio’s experience included litigation of complex multi-million dollar probate, trust, and guardianship litigation matters,…

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August 28, 2018

Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun, LLC announces its newest addition to their team, Tanya C. Durst. The focus of Tanya’s practice is income and estate tax planning; business transactions; and federal taxation of partnerships, s-corporations, and limited liability companies Tanya received her undergraduate degree in International Studies and a minor in Business Administration, cum laude,…

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