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Haynes and Boone, LLP

Kenneth K. Bezozo

Kenneth K. Bezozo


Haynes and Boone, LLP
New York, U.S.A.

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Ken Bezozo is the managing partner of the New York office of Haynes and Boone. He has extensive experience in representing companies and individuals in business planning and taxation matters including structurings, formations, operations, acquisitions, mergers, restructurings, dispositions, family business separations, bankruptcies and workouts. He also has substantial experience in handling all types of federal and state tax controversies and tax litigation.

Ken is a frequent speaker on business transactions and taxation law topics including mergers and acquisitions, taxation of bankruptcy and workout-related tax issues, federal taxation issues affecting businesses and state tax planning for business entities.


LL.M., New York University, 1981
J.D., Benjamin Cardozo Law School, 1980 cum laude
B.A., Syracuse University, 1977, cum laude
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Entity formations and tax efficient structurings.

Taxable and tax-free acquisitions, mergers, restructurings and dispositions.

Complex tax-free reorganizations, recapitalizations and workouts.

Roll-up of numerous business entities into a pre-IPO business unit.

Entity structurings and restructurings to minimize state franchise and sales and use tax liability.

Analyze complex federal and state tax issues in insolvency, bankruptcy and workout transactions.

Mr. Bezozo also has represented taxpayers in hundreds of federal and state tax controversies, including: Audits, appeals and tax hearings relating to audits, examinations, liens and levies, collection matters, etc. Tax litigation at the state and federal levels, including with the Texas Comptroller, IRS District Counsel and the U.S. Department of Justice


New Year's Resolution – State Tax Compliance
Haynes and Boone, LLP, February 2017

As small and medium-sized businesses grow and expand, it is common for them to do business outside their home state; sometimes through the internet and other times by having “boots on the ground.” For example, having employees travel to other states to promote sales, providing assistance to customers, attending trade shows, and engaging in other business activities...

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