Broad experience. Regional focus.

Belleville 618.234.9800
Edwardsville 618.656.2244

Taxation Lawyers Serving Belleville, Edwardsville, Southern Illinois And Missouri


Whether you are an individual or a small or large corporation, comprehensive tax planning and representation are critical. The complexity of federal, state and local tax regulations requires knowledgeable and skilled tax advice.

Several of the attorneys from Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd., hold advanced tax degrees or certified public accountant (CPA) designations and have years of experience in identifying the tax consequences of a client's transactions. Our attorneys are experienced in handling matters before the Internal Revenue Service and other taxing authorities dealing with issues pertaining to income tax, estate and gift tax matters, property tax issues and many other areas. We work to optimize our clients' tax savings while coordinating these efforts with their unique business and estate planning goals. Our services include:

  • Tax planning
  • Tax compliance matters
  • Tax audits, appeals and litigation
  • Tax collection matters
  • State tax planning audits and appeals
  • Criminal tax investigations and litigation
  • Estate, gift and fiduciary tax returns
  • Real estate tax appeals
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • LLC tax planning

Tax Planning

Our taxation practice also works closely with our other practice areas, including business law, estate planning and probate.

When it comes to competent and knowledgeable tax advice, experience matters. Our taxation attorneys have represented clients in hundreds of tax audits, appeals and collections matters and have tried cases before the United States Tax Court. They have authored articles for professional publications and lectured on a wide range of tax-related topics for the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and the Illinois CPA Society. Several members of the firm have served as chairpersons of the Federal Taxation Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association, as well as committees of the Taxation Section of the American Bar Association and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. Many of our attorneys are active members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and serve on the Estate and Gift Tax Planning Committee of the Illinois CPA Society. For more than a decade, the firm has sponsored an annual Tax Update and Planning Seminar for accountants and other tax professionals throughout Southern Illinois.



Of Counsel

To speak with an experienced tax planning attorney from Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd., contact our Belleville office at 618-234-9800 or our Edwardsville office at 618-656-2244.

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