Celebrating 75 Years of Serving Nevada’s Legal, Business, Government, and Civic Communities

Paul D. Bancroft

Of Counsel

Areas of Practice
Bar Admissions
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Nevada
Education
  • LL.M., Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D., with honors, University of San Francisco School of Law
Areas of Practice
Bar Admissions
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Nevada
Education
  • LL.M., Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D., with honors, University of San Francisco School of Law

Professional Background

Paul focuses his practice on state and local taxation, including property tax, sales and use tax, transient lodging tax, net proceeds of mines tax, and real property transfer tax. He provides advice and representation to clients on the application of taxes imposed by the state of Nevada and its local governments, and on the tax treatment of proposed developments and transactions. Paul also represents clients in tax audits, administrative appeals, and in litigation seeking review of agency action. Paul assists clients in shaping Nevada’s tax laws through legislation and the regulatory rulemaking process that implements legislation.

Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell – AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating (since 2001)
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Tax Law (2024)

Professional Affiliations

  • Gubernatorial appointee, Nevada State Board of Equalization
  • Nevada Representative, American Property Tax Counsel
  • Member, Washoe County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Nevada
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, American Bar Association

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