Hansen, Chad D.
Address: 33 West First Street Suite 200, Dayton, OH 45402
Lawyer Firm: Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A.
|Areas of Practice||Corporate and Business, Tax, Estate Planning|
Chad Hansen serves as Chair of the Tax and Estate Planning Department of Coolidge Wall and practices in the areas of tax, business, and estate planning/probate. He advises individuals and closely-held businesses on various business transactions and tax issues, and provides advice on business formation, joint venturing, structuring acquisition and disposition transactions, and tax planning in relation to these transactions. He frequently helps clients structure the "comings" and "goings" of owners in business separations and restructurings, and addressing liquidity events. Chad works with business owners with business and personal succession issues so that a business owner’s business and estate planning objectives are aligned.
Chad has assisted a number of charitable organizations gain tax-exempt status or navigate tricky tax or organizational issues. He also represents clients in tax controversies with state and federal taxing authorities, including assisting clients in audits, protests, and tax collection matters.
Chad’s accomplishments include being listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2016-2019) and being named the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" in Tax Law in Dayton. Only 4% of attorneys in the country receive Best Lawyers recognition. Chad also has been a frequent writer and speaker on various tax and business topics and taught business law and income tax courses as an adjunct professor at Antioch University and Franklin University.
Outside of work, Chad enjoys watching various sporting activities, kayaking, racquetball, and spending time with his wife and three sons.
Volunteer, Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project – pro bono tax cases, 2016-presentVolunteer, Cincinnati Volunteer Lawyer’s Project – pro bono tax cases, 2011-presentVolunteer, U.S. Tax Court Pro Bono ProgramVolunteer, Indianapolis Super Bowl XLVI Host Committee, 2012Volunteer, NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, Indianapolis 2015Beavercreek Football Club, Treasurer 2009-2012, President 2013, 2014, 2015Beavercreek City Schools Ambassador, 2012-2014Board Member, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Greater Dayton Chapter, 2007-2012Dayton Bar Association, Tax and Business Law Committee Chair, 2004-2006Volunteer, Small Business Development Center, 2003-2007
“Federal Tax Update” Institute of Management Accountants, Dayton Chapter, January 16, 2018“Interpreting Essential Documents To Build Your Case," NBI: Partnership and Shareholder Disputes From Start to Finish, June 24, 2015“Legal Issues in Starting Your Own Business” Warren County SBDC, April 22, 2015“Legal Issues in Starting Your Own Business” Warren County SBDC, January 7, 2015“Legal Issues in Starting Your Own Business” Warren County SBDC, October 1, 2014“Tax Exempt Organizations – Start to Finish” MTSO Community Organization Seminar, September 20, 2014 (Delaware, OH)“Legal Issues in Starting Your Own Business” Warren County SBDC, July 9, 2014“Tax Credits for Real Estate Investors and Developers” NAIOP, March 19, 2014“Tax Exempt Organizations – Start to Finish” MTSO Community Organization Seminar, March 13, 2014 (Delaware, OH)“LLC or Inc.?” NBI, November 7, 2013 (Cincinnati, OH)“State Tax Issues for Nonprofits” Ohio State Bar Association’s Nonprofit Law Seminar, April 5, 2013 (Columbus, OH)“Employment Tax Disputes – What’s New?” Tax Controversy Forum III, October 19, 2011 (Dayton, OH), October 26, 2011 (Columbus, OH)“State Tax Issues for Nonprofits” Ohio State Bar Association’s Nonprofit Law Seminar, May 27, 2011 (Columbus, OH)“Essential Business Agreements” SCORE, November 12, 2010 (Dayton, OH)“Small Business Legal Toolkit” Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, October 20, 2010 (Dayton, OH)“Worker Classification and Employment Tax Audits” Tax Controversy Forum II, October 7, 2010 (Dayton, OH)“Trust Fund Penalty Cases” Tax Controversy Forum, November 3, 2009 (Dayton, OH)“Choice of Business Entity” New Lawyer’s Training, February 20, 2009 (Dayton, OH)“Choice of Business Entity” CFMA, January 15, 2009 (Dayton, OH)“Hot Topics for Partnerships and LLCs” Ohio MegaTax Conference, December 10, 2008 (Columbus, OH)“Compensation Strategies for Closely-Held Companies” QuantumLegal Seminars, October 28, 2008 (Dayton, OH)“Issues with Joint Ventures” Minority Business Contractor’s Association, August 26, 2008 (Cincinnati, OH)“Limited Liability Companies” QuantumLegal Seminars, May 15, 2008 (Dayton, OH)“Choice of Business Entity” New Lawyer’s Training, February 29, 2008 (Dayton, OH)“S Corporations” Lorman Seminars, December 14, 2007 (Cincinnati, OH)“Choice of Business Entity” Idaho State Bar, January 17, 2007 (Boise, ID)“Fundamentals of Capital Accounts” Lorman’s Selected Partnership Tax Issues, National Webinar, September 21, 2006“Tax-Exempt Organizations” Lorman Seminars, June 13, 2006 (Boise, ID)“Work Privilege in Tax Cases” Ohio Society of CPAs, 2005 (Dayton, OH)“Bankruptcy Case Update” Idaho State Bar Bankruptcy Section Annual Meeting 2000 (Couer D’Alene, ID)“Bankruptcy Case Update” Idaho State Bar Bankruptcy Section Annual Meeting 1999 (Couer D’Alene, ID)“Bankruptcy Case Update” Idaho State Bar Bankruptcy Section Annual Meeting 1998 (Couer D’Alene, ID)
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