TAX CONSULTING FOR THE MINING INDUSTRY
Dennis Freeman has over twenty five years
of mining tax experience in his thirty five year tax career. He now provides unique and personalized tax services to the U.S.
mining industry. These include reviews of percentage depletion computations to maximize savings, tax compliance, assistance
in dealing with taxing authorities from all levels of government, integrated tax planning, implementation of tax aspects of
sustainable development and assistance with short term staffing needs.
Dennis' professional experience includes
both a "Big Four" professional service firm's natural resources practice, with a client base including major gold
mining and cement manufacturing companies as well as smaller mining companies. These clients included aggregate and limestone
operations. This included clients with foreign parent companies. Dennis has also managed the corporate tax departments
of major gold mining and cement manufacturing companies.
Dennis has dealt with state and local tax issues facing
mining companies in Alaska, California, Nevada, Montana, Utah and Texas. He has been involved with mines producing gold, silver,
limestone, gilsonite and gravel. He has extensive cement industry experience.
If you wish to contact clients for
a reference, please contact us and a list will be provided.
DEPLETION STUDIES - Gold, cement, limestone, aggregate and other minerals. Review effects of the Alternative Minimum Tax system
- MINERAL EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT COST ANALYSIS - review both reporting
of prior expenses and assist with mine planning;
- OUT SOURCING OF TAX FUNCTION - for
smaller companies that do not need a full time tax person and want more personal attention than the larger firms can offer,
we can do it all! Income, Severance, Excise, Property and all other taxes;
ON TAX AUDITS/EXAMINATIONS - IRS, state, local and international authorities;
TAX COMPLIANCE SERVICES - Corporate, partnership and individual tax return preparation , Federal and state;
AND CLOSURE - Integration of Internal Revenue Code requirements with current financial reporting;
PLANNING - Federal, State and Cross-Border with both Canada and Mexico (NAFTA);
- STATE AND
LOCAL TAXES -including California and Nevada Property Taxes, Nevada Net Proceeds from Minerals Tax; Montana Gross Proceeds
from Mining and multi-state income tax. Return preparation and appeals representation.
assistance for foreign owned mining operations;
- COST SEGREGATION STUDIES for new facilities.
Gold ore, northern Nevada
Limestone from California's Sierra Nevada
Dennis with Carlin Trend gold dore