About Sarah Ma

Sarah Ma advises business clients on a broad range of federal, corporate and partnership tax matters in both domestic and international contexts. Sarah helps with REIT tax and compliance issues, including the formation and operation of REITs, UPREIT/DOWNREIT structures and joint venture structures involving REITs. Sarah also represents clients before the IRS with respect to various controversy matters and obtaining private letter ruling requests. Sarah has experience with tax issues that arise out of cancellation of debt income — an issue that frequently arises in bankruptcies, workouts and restructurings — and particularly those that involve real estate borrowers.

Practice Focus

  • Corporate transactions
  • Tax planning and tax controversy matters
  • Joint ventures
  • Affordable housing projects and federal tax credit programs
  • REIT tax and compliance issues