Stanford L. Stevenson focuses his practice on federal income taxation and Delaware taxation, unclaimed property, exempt organizations and employee benefits. He advises both national and local clients with regard to matters of U.S. federal income taxation and matters of Delaware income, franchise, gross receipts, utility and realty transfer taxation. Stan has represented clients before the Delaware Division of Revenue, the Delaware Tax Appeal Board, the Delaware State Escheator, the Office of the Secretary of the State of Delaware, the Delaware State Bank Commissioner and the Internal Revenue Service.
Stan devotes a significant portion of his practice to advising entities, including a range of Fortune 500 companies, on unclaimed property (escheat) issues. He regularly represents clients in unclaimed property audits as well as with voluntary disclosure and compliance with unclaimed property laws. Stan is also a member of the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization and was appointed to serve on the Delaware General Assembly Legislative Task Force on Unclaimed Property Fairness and Compliance.
In addition to his tax work, Stan advises employers on matters involving employee benefits and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). He also has expertise in charitable and other exempt organizations.