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Coby Hyman

Coby Hyman

Tax Attorney

Houston
Licensed in
TX
University of
Texas
School of Law
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Coby Hyman, founder of General Tax Counsel, PLLC, has practiced tax law for approximately 20 years and regularly advises clients on complex tax structuring issues, business negotiations, and sophisticated financial transactions. Mr. Hyman also frequently advises clients on international tax planning opportunities and various estate planning techniques in connection with succession planning for high-net-worth individuals who are seeking to pass on wealth to future generations in the most tax-efficient manner possible.
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"Coby helped us decide on the best legal entity structure for our real estate fund and drafted the operating agreements and partnership agreements both for our real estate investment entities and for our real estate management company. He was very responsive in answering our questions in a timely manner and designed a legal structure for us to create attractive tax planning opportunities with respect to the ongoing operation of our business."

Real Estate Fund Formation and Tax Planning
Posted on Nov 17, 2016
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"Coby helped us on various tax planning matters related to our oil and gas drilling operations in order to make our business more tax-efficient and went out of his way to explain the specific transactions that our organization could enter into in order to generate higher after-tax returns for our investors."

Tax Planning for Oil and Gas Operations
Posted on Oct 24, 2016

Work History

General Tax Counsel, PLLC

Partner

Aug 2010 - Present

Advise clients on a broad range of tax issues, including structuring various investment entities and funds, providing tax advice with respect to partnership formations and operations and joint venture transactions, mergers and acquisitions structuring, restructurings for financially troubled companies, wealth preservation and estate planning strategies, and executive compensation tax issues.

Aug 2010 - Present

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

International Tax Attorney

Dec 2007 - Jul 2010

Advised private equity fund clients investing in oil and gas partnerships on complex tax issues that affected both their U.S. and foreign investors. Designed complex partnership tax structures, implemented derivatives and hedging transactions, and designed structures to minimize the tax reporting burden for investors and maximize tax planning opportunities.

Dec 2007 - Jul 2010

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