Sara S. Rapkin is a shareholder in Reinhart’s state and local Tax Practice where she counsels, advises, and defends companies of all sizes in all things state and local tax and property taxes. Sara prides herself on being a holistic counselor when it comes to state and local taxes – income, property, and sales/use tax. She takes a business savvy approach to tax planning and gets to know her clients and their businesses. When matters cannot be resolved informally, Sara leverages her experience as a former Wisconsin Supreme Court clerk to strategize and get the best results for her clients involved in a variety of businesses. Realizing the importance of sharing knowledge and information, Sara is a frequent presenter on a variety of tax-related topics.
Kristina E. Somers is a shareholder in Reinhart’s Tax, Litigation, and Tax-Exempt Organizations practices. She advocates on behalf of clients involved in tax controversy disputes in Wisconsin and other states. Kristina also offers planning strategies to minimize taxes for businesses operating in Wisconsin and those with multi-state operations. Over the course of her career, she has gained significant experience assisting clients in a variety of state and local tax matters including sales and use taxes, income and franchise taxes, property taxes, and real estate transfer fees. In addition to her work on tax issues at the state level, Kristina also handles matters related to federal tax, including Federal Tax Controversy and Litigation and Federal Tax Planning. She is also an experienced litigator.