Alex Snyder concentrates his practice in estate and trust planning and administration, tax planning, and business law. Alex’s clients range from individuals to families, small business owners and non-profit organizations.
In Alex’s estate and trust practice, he assists his clients in developing their estate and tax plan to best meet their individual, family or business succession planning needs while minimizing tax implications. Alex’s experience includes drafting wills, living wills, advanced directives, revocable trusts, dynasty trusts, irrevocable insurance trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), charitable remainder annuity trusts (CRATs), charitable remainder unitrusts (CRUTs), special needs trusts, family limited partnerships, and powers of attorney. He also assists clients with estate and trust administration and the probate process. Alex’s experience includes matters involving Orphan’s Court and fiduciary litigation. Alex also advises his clients on tax planning for both individuals and business owners. Alex is active with the York County Estate Planning Council, the local chapter of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils.
Alex’s estate planning practice dovetails with his work with small and closely-held business clients. Alex has experience working with his clients on issues such as entity formation and structuring, succession planning, contract review, non-disclosure agreements, shipping and distribution and real estate matters. Alex has gained a unique understanding of the issues facing family-owned and agricultural businesses through his personal experience with his family's small commercial farm.
Alex works with corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies on the complex tax issues that are inherent in the acquisitions and sales of business assets and interests. He also assists business clients with navigating problems related to state and local taxation involving realty transfer tax, sales tax, employment taxes and income tax withholding. In addition, Alex works with developers and investors on the tax implications and structuring of projects designed to capture federal and state historic tax credits, new markets tax credits, low income housing tax credits and renewable energy credits.
Additionally, Alex has assisted non-profit organizations in formation, tax exempt status filing, and general governance issues.