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Overview

Logan E. Gans is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Tax and International Law Practice Group.

Logan regularly represents clients on U.S. Federal tax, international tax, and state and local tax matters.  Logan also advises U.S. clients on outbound corporate and tax planning, including Subpart F, GILTI, and FDII matters. He counsels foreign clients on their inbound investments in the United States, including U.S. real property, corporate restructurings, and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

Logan also advises clients on the use of qualified opportunity funds for investments in opportunity zones and qualified opportunity zone businesses. He also counsels high net worth private clients on estate, trust, and gift tax matters.

A Florida Certified Public Accountant, Logan also is experienced in advising clients on partnership tax planning, pre-immigration tax planning, 1031 exchanges, tax due diligence, transfer pricing, and tax compliance.  He also represents clients on tax controversy matters, including penalty appeals, the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP), the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures, and the Delinquent FBAR Submission Procedures.

Prior to joining Shutts & Bowen, Logan was an International Tax Senior Consultant with the multinational accounting firm of Deloitte LLP.

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010
    • Judicial Extern, Chief Judge Frederick D. Smith of the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida
    • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Technology Law and Policy
    • General Member, Florida Journal of International Law
    • Taxation Book Award
    • Executive Board Member, Law College Council
    • Teaching Assistant, Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy courses
    • Frederick W. and Grace P. Brecht Scholarship
  • Boston College School of Management, M.S., Accounting, 2011
    • Dean Scholarship
  • Emory University, B.A., Economics & History, summa cum laude, 2007
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Sam Bredow Memorial Scholarship

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • United States Tax Court

Professional and Civic Activities

  • The Florida Bar Tax Section
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    • International Taxation Committee, 2017-2020
    • State Taxation Committee, 2019-2020
  • Frost Museum of Science Young Patrons

Presentations

  • Panelist, “Qualified Opportunity Zones: Latest Updates on Investment Incentives” – June 2019
  • Speaker, “Important International Tax Nuggets of the 2017 Tax Act” – American Academy of Attorney-CPAs  – November 2018
  • Speaker, “Cryptocurrency/Blockchain Regulation: Beyond the Basics” – NSU Law – October 2018
  • Speaker, “International Tax Update” – International Insights Symposium – February 2018

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