Alton Moore, Esq., CPA

Alton Moore, Esq., CPA

Alton Moore

Alton Moore

CPA – Senior Associate Attorney & Tax Manager


The Tax Law Office of David W. Klasing is pleased to welcome Mr. Alton Moore, CPA, to our award-winning firm as Senior Associate Attorney and Tax Manager. Mr. Moore brings to our practice extensive domestic and international tax experience, including specific experience in the areas of tax litigation, corporate taxation, tax planning and research for high net-worth individuals, and generational planning. Prior to joining our tax office, Mr. Moore was an in-house attorney providing tax and legal advisory and compliance services to potential Opportunity Zone investors. Mr. Moore has successfully guided clients through complex issues involving partnership fund structuring, compliance with legislation involving Opportunity Zones, and the drafting, negotiation, and implementation of entity and investment agreements, while delivering actionable advice to investors regarding tax positions and the consequences of future investments. Before his work with Opportunity Zone investors, Mr. Moore was an attorney and CPA working more broadly within the areas of domestic, state and local, and international tax compliance. In these roles, Mr. Moore’s advisory engagements included structuring international intellectual property licenses and royalties, handling legal entity rationalization (LER) projects, and preparing various tax memorandum advising on individual, corporate and partnership tax positions.
Education
  • Juris Doctor (JD) in Business Law and Tax Law from Chapman University: 2017
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting from Arizona State University: 2014
Admissions
  • California Licensed Attorney
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certified in the State of California
Mr. Moore’s specific experience areas include:
  • Corporate taxation issues
  • Domestic and international tax compliance
  • Family business tax planning
  • Generational planning
  • Opportunity Zone (OZ) investments
  • Tax analysis and research
  • Tax litigation
  • Tax planning for high net-worth individuals
  • Tax return preparation