Pierce Atwood LLP is pleased to announce that partner Jonathan Block was recently confirmed to serve on the 15-member Board of Directors for the Finance Authority of Maine. FAME’s mission is to provide access to innovative financial solutions to help Maine citizens pursue business and higher educational opportunities. Mr. Block was appointed by Governor LePage and confirmed by the State Legislature.
An attorney in the firm’s State and Local Tax Group, Jon represents and advises clients with Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts tax problems. He has substantive expertise in corporate and individual income tax, business profits tax, sales and use tax, property tax, excise tax, transfer tax, and other state and local taxes. Jon also advises expanding and relocating companies on taking advantage of available tax and economic development incentives.
Jon earned his L.L.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law, a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Maine School of Law, and a B.A., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and before the U.S. Tax Court and the District Courts in Maine and New Hampshire.
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