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About Mr. Weeg

Christopher Weeg is an attorney and a CPA with a focus on tax and estate planning. His law practice includes drafting wills and trusts; advising on income, gift, estate, and GST tax issues; forming business and nonprofit entities; and probating estates. Chris is experienced in the preparation of gift and estate tax returns, representation of executors in all phases of estate administration, and creating comprehensive estate plans tailored to meet clients’ personal objectives in a tax efficient manner.

Chris’ business planning practice includes counseling clients with respect to the establishment, reorganization, operation and tax reporting requirements of their business and related transactions. A primary emphasis of business planning, is placed on the transfer of business interests to family members in the most tax efficient manner thereby providing the second (or third) generation with the best chance of family business continuance.

As a triple Gator, Chris graduated from the University of Florida with an accounting degree, a J.D., and an LL.M. in taxation. While in law school, Chris was a member of the Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Chris worked at a tax boutique law firm in Dallas before joining Comiter, Singer. Prior to law school, he worked in the tax department of a public accounting firm in West Palm Beach.

Chris is admitted to practice law in Florida and Texas, and is also a licensed CPA in both states.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section
    • Taxation Section
  • Florida Bar Association
    • Real Property, Probate Law
    • Tax Section
    • Young Lawyers Out-of-State Division

PRESENTATIONS

  • August 16, 2018 – Oak Cliff Business Exchange Conference
  • August 10, 2018 – 17th Annual Course Advanced In-House Counsel cosponsored by the Business Law and Corporate Counsel Sections of the State Bar of Texas
  • Oak Cliff Business Exchange Conference, The Effect of the New Tax Act on Small Businesses, Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce (August 16, 2018) 
  • 17th Annual Course Advanced In-House Counsel, New Tax Act: Important Topics, Business Law and Corporate Counsel Sections of the State Bar of Texas (August 10, 2018)
  • 2017 Texas Society of CPAs CPE Expo, Is Estate Planning Still Necessary? The Importance of Estate Planning for Nontaxable Estates (December 8, 2017)

PUBLICATIONS

  • “My Client Died: Top 10 List of Tax and Legal Questions,” Today’s CPANovember/December 2019
  • “A Primer on Cryptocurrency Taxation: What We Know So Far,” Dallas Bar Association (DBA) Headnotes, December 2019
  • “Choice of Entity and Self-Employment Tax,” Dallas Bar Association (DBA) Headnotes, December 2017
  • “Community and Separate Property Regimes: Educating the Mobile Client and the Multijurisdictional Attorney,” State-to-State Newsletter published by The Florida Bar Out-of-State Division (Summer 2017)
  • “The Private Trust Company: A DIY for the Uber Wealthy,” 52 ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal 121 (Spring 2017)
  • “Deducting False Claims Act Settlements: The Silver Lining to the Whistleblower Cloud,” BNA Daily Tax Report, Issue No. 64 (April 2016)
  • “Intervention in the Tax Court and the Appellate Review of Tax Court Procedural Decisions,” 67 Florida Law Review 1483 (2015) (co-author)
  • “How Do You Want Your Eggs: Taxed or Nontaxed?,” 145 Tax Notes 81 (2014)
  • “Starting with the [Tax] Man in the Mirror: Asking the IRS to Change Its Ways of Valuing Postmortem Publicity Rights,” Inside Basis (Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation Summer 2014)

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