Barbara E. Ruiz-Gonzalez
Barbara E. Ruiz-Gonzalez
Associate 
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.982.5553
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Barbara Ruiz-Gonzalez is a Florida Bar board certified tax attorney who focuses her practice in the area of domestic and international tax. She also practices in the areas of corporate tax, exempt organizations, estate and gift tax planning, probate, federal income tax, with a strong emphasis on tax compliance. Additionally, she advises foreign and domestic clients on tax implications of cross-border transactions and advises on structuring and planning to maximize tax benefits under U.S. tax treaties in order to minimize overall U.S. and foreign taxes.
 

Board Certified in Tax Law, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
 
Super Lawyers Magazine 2012, listed in Florida as a "Rising Star" for Tax and Estate Planning & Probate
 

South Florida Legal Guide, Author, "Gifts from Abroad: What Uncle Sam May Need to Know," 2011
 
Florida Bar Taxation Section, Speaker, "Updates on Partnership Tax," July 2009
 
American Bar Association Taxation Section NewsQuarterly, Author, "Notice 2007-69 Grants Temporary Relief for Plans Needing to Amend Definition of Normal Retirement Age," Vol. 27, No. 2, Spring 2008
 
Gulf Coast Area TE/GE Council, Speaker, "New Requirements for Tax Exempts Under Section 4965," October 2007
 
Florida Bar Taxation Section Bulletin, Author, "IRS Extends Transition Relief for Section 409A Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans," June 2007
 
Practical Tax Lawyer, Author, "What You Should Know About Health Savings Accounts," Summer 2007
 
Financial Planning Association of Broward County, Speaker, "Estate Planning for Non-Traditional Couples," April 2007
 
The Florida Bar Taxation Section, Speaker, "Updates on Tax Exempt Organizations," July 2006
 
Florida Bar Journal, Author, "Estate Planning for Pets," November 2005
 
EB-5 Investor Program, Speaker, "Overseas Capital Funding & Capital Raise," March 7, 2012
 
Nexia International, Presenter, "U.S./International Tax Overview and Update," Panama, February 28, 2012
 
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Central Florida Chapter, Speaker, "International Investor Taxation and Reporting Seminar," February 16, 2012
 

American Bar Association, Young Lawyer's Division-Taxation Section, Vice-Chair; Taxation Section, Member
 
American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
 
The Florida Bar, Taxation Section, Member
 
The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
 
The Florida Bar, Elder Law Section, Member
 
Dade County Bar Association, Probate & Guardianship Committee, Member
 
Dade County Put Something Back Pro Bono Project, Member, 2005-Present
 
Profit Sharing/401(k) Council of America, Education and Communication Committee, Member, 2005-Present
 
Gulf Coast Area Tax Exempt/Government Entities Council, Council Member, 2006-Present
 
Junior Achievement, Education Volunteer, 2005-Present
 
The Education Fund, Education Volunteer, 2005-2009
 
University of Miami School of Law, LLM Program, Pensions Course, Substitute Professor, Spring 2006
 
Miami Dade College School of Business, Federal Income Tax, Adjunct Professor, Fall 2010
 

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LL.M. in Taxation, University of Miami School of Law, 2004
J.D., St. Thomas University School of Law, 2002
B.S., Nova Southeastern University, 1999; Education

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