My office provides innovative, proactive advice to individuals and businesses, focusing in the areas of taxation, business law, and estate planning. I strive to provide the highest quality legal and tax services to you or your business. I welcome the opportunity to talk with you and discuss how I can be of service.
As both a licensed attorney and certified public accountant (CPA), I draw on each of my professional backgrounds to provide a unique and broad perspective to my clients.
I have established Christopher B. Wyrick & Associates, LLC for my law practice, whereas
Christopher B. Wyrick, CPA, LLC, operates my tax and accounting practice.
I graduated with my Bachelor's degree in Business-Accounting from Colorado State University in 1994.
I continued on at the University of Kansas School of Law where I received my Juris Doctor (JD) in 1997.
Afterwards, I joined a large multi-national firm until moving back to Fort Collins in 1999, where I worked with a large local firm until starting my independent practice in 2004. Since then, I have been serving my clients as a dual-practitioner in both legal and taxation services.
Outside of work, I enjoy golfing, traveling, learning about astrophysics, but mostly, spending time with my wife, our two boys, and whippet dog "Divot."
Since being admitted to practice law in 1997, I have enjoyed helping clients with their legal needs as detailed below.
Entity selection and creation for LLCs, Corporations, and Partnerships, covering all considerations of legal protection and tax efficiency.
For businesses, self-employed persons, and holding and protecting investments.
Drafting or reviewing various Contracts, Leases, Employment and Contractor Agreements, Incentive Plans, etc.
Discuss with my clients the various options, considerations and strategies for ensuring your estate passes as intended to your beneficiaries.
Wills, Trusts, Living Wills, Medical & Financial Powers of Attorney to address all aspects of your well thought-out estate plan.
Business Sales & Purchases
Representation for both Sellers or Purchasers of businesses, advising clients of all the legal and tax considerations of this milestone event.
Drafting and execution of all relevant documents including Asset (or Stock) Purchase Agreements, Promissory Notes, Bills of Sale, Indemnifications, Non-competes, Transition services, etc.
Since attaining my CPA license in 1997, I have enjoyed helping clients with their tax needs as detailed below.
Tax preparation for businesses, individuals, trusts, estates, and non-profits.
Consult on how to minimize your tax liabilities by analyzing your specific situation.
Federal/State Tax Resolutions
Assist with resolving Federal or State tax controversies, filing back taxes, minimizing penalties, and getting back in compliance.
Reviewing and responding to Federal or State tax correspondence ("paper audits").
Tax-Deferral & Self-Directed Plans
Consulting and planning for, and reporting of, IRS Section 1031 like-kind exchanges to defer built-in gains on business & investment assets.
Consulting and guidance on implementing self-directed retirement plans, allowing for non-traditional investments (e.g., real estate, business investments, collectibles, etc).