Madison Felder focuses his practice on state and local tax (SALT) and federal tax issues related to public finance transactions and economic development. His experience includes drafting fee-in-lieu of tax (FILOT) agreements, drafting infrastructure credit agreements, filing claims for refund, and applying for various tax incentives for economic development. His experience with public finance transactions includes working closely with municipal bond issuers and underwriters to monitor compliance with continuing disclosure requirements enforced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under rule 15c2-12.
In addition, Madison assists clients with tax questions in a wide variety of areas, including tax controversy, tax planning, business incentives, and corporate formation. For example, he has represented businesses on income tax matters before the South Carolina Department of Revenue, property tax matters before local taxing authorities, and license tax matters before out-of-state regulators. He has also advised international clients on corporate law matters ranging from initial corporate formation decisions to buy-sell agreements to merger transactions.
While at the University of South Carolina, Madison served as a research editor for the American Bar Association's Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal and as a research assistant to professor Brant Hellwig. At the University of Florida, where he earned a master's in tax law, Madison served as a research assistant to professor Steve Willis.