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Charleston Tax, Trust, Estate Planning and Probate Lawyer


Many business and legal decisions have potential tax consequences. When considering the start up of a new business or the growth of an existing company or business through a merger or acquisition, tax issues are a central concern.


Many personal decisions and choices regarding your trust and estate planning are based on a desire to pass along hard-won financial successes without losing unnecessary amounts to estate taxes.


The income and estate tax environment is complex and ever changing. It takes a thoroughly qualified professional to provide you with the straightforward advice and insightful guidance you need to address immediate challenges with confidence while planning for continued and increasing success.

Professional Accomplishments


John Kachmarsky is licensed to practice law in South Carolina, Georgia, and before the Internal Revenue Service and United States Tax Court. Prior to and while attending law school, he worked in the tax departments of several Certified Public Accounting firms.  He holds a Master of Laws degree in Taxation Law (LL.M.), a Bachelor's degree in Accounting (B.S.), and a Juris Doctor law degree (J.D.). This level of professional accomplishment is uncommon and allows our firm to proudly accept referrals from other attorneys, Certified Public Accountants, Financial Advisors and Insurance Advisors who recognize the value of thoroughly knowledgeable and experienced tax law guidance and counsel to their clients.


For over 30 years, John Kachmarsky has served individuals and businesses in South Carolina and Georgia. As a tax attorney and counselor at law, he also represents clients from across the nation in estate planning matters and those facing serious tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and United States Tax Court. This level of expertise is valuable in his practice areas which include Asset Protection and Business Formation, Trust and Estate Planning, Probate and Taxation.


The Law Office of John Kachmarsky is proud to offer customized and creative solutions to individual and business clients with diverse needs and goals. If you would like to discuss an intelligent strategy for addressing immediate challenges while fostering future prosperity, contact us for a consultation.


The Department of the Treasury recently revised guidelines for tax practitioners known as Circular 230. In accordance with the guidelines contained therein, you are hereby advised that (1) nothing contained in this communication was intended or written to be used, can be used by any taxpayer or may be relied upon or used by any taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, (2) any written statement contained in this communication relating to any federal tax transaction(s) or matter(s) may not be used by any person to support the promotion or marketing of or to recommend any federal tax transaction(s) or matter(s) addressed in this communication, and (3) any taxpayer should seek advice based on the taxpayer's particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor with respect to any federal tax transaction or matter contained in this communication.


No one, without our express prior written permission, may use any part of this communication, in promoting, marketing or recommending an arrangement relating to any federal tax matter to one or more taxpayers.

Law Office of John Kachmarsky



Charleston Tax Attorney, John Kachmarsky, and the Law Office of John Kachmarsky provide legal services in the areas of Asset Protection, LLC (Limited Liability Company) Formation, Business Formation, Contracts, Conservatorships, Powers of Attorney, Estate Administration, Probate, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, FINRA Disputes, Securities Losses, Income Tax, Tax Planning, Tax Controversy, Tax Litigation, Tax Settlement, and Offer in Compromise to individual and business clients in Charleston and throughout South Carolina and the U.S. including communities such as North Charleston, Summerville, Mt. Pleasant, Hilton Head Island, Myrtle Beach, Georgetown, Florence, Beaufort, Moncks Corner, Goose Creek, Isle of Palms, Daniel Island, James Island, Charleston County, Berkeley County, Dorchester County, Beaufort County, Horry County, Georgetown County, Florence County and Colleton County.

John Kachmarsky is a Charleston Tax Attorney with a Master of Laws Degree in Taxation.  Charleston Tax Attorney, John Kachmarsky, is licensed to practice law in South Carolina and Georgia and represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and the United States Tax Court.

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