Richard B. Fry III: Lawyer with Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

Richard B. Fry III


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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Business
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Taxation
University Kent State University, B.B.A., cum laude, 2003; The University of Akron College of Business Administration, Masters of Taxation, 2008
Law SchoolThe University of Akron School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2008; Assistant Editor and Associate Editor, Akron Law Review, Recipient of Judge Harold and Jeanette White Scholarship, 2006-2007, Recipient of Ohio State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Student Achievement Award - Externship with Mid-American Conference
Admitted2008, Ohio; 2011, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 2011, United States Tax Court


Member: American Bar Association
Member: Ohio State Bar Association, Taxation Committee
Member: Akron Bar Association


Practice Area & Professional Experience
•Joined the Firm as an Associate in 2008.
•Mr. Fry works in the Business Practice Group and has experience in a wide variety of areas, including federal and state tax matters, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, litigation and business organization.
•Mr. Fry focuses on state and local tax matters including Ohio tax controversies, sales and use tax and multistate tax planning.

Professional & Civic Involvement

Member: Akron Tax Club

Presentations & Publications

Under Audit: Increased Scrutiny of Restaurants for Ohio Sales Tax, a la carte Magazine (Fall 2013)
Refund Opportunity: Sales Tax Exemptions Available for Restaurant Purchases, a la carte Magazine (Winter 2013)
“Low Tax Rates and Incentives Give Ohio a Business-Friendly Landscape, Spurring Economic Recovery and Growth,” Journal of MultiState Taxation and Incentives (June 2012)
Taxpayer Permitted to Present Newly Prepared Valuation at Board of Tax Appeals, Journal of MultiState Taxation and Incentives (January 2012)
Multistate Tax Concerns for the E-Business,” Akron Bar Association (March, 2011)
“Ohio Use Tax Liability, Reporting, Compliance and Enforcement Issues,” LexisNexis Tax Law Community Podcast (April, 2011)
“Minimizing Your State Tax Obligations,” Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC Breakfast With Buckingham (September, 2011)
“Emerging Trends and Legal Updates,” National Business Institute Entity Selection: Beyond the Basics (December, 2011)
“Drafting Operating Agreements,” National Business Institute Entity Selection: Beyond the Basics (December, 2011); National Business Institute LLC Workshop: Choose, Draft and Maintain (December, 2012)
“Forming and Funding an LLC: Procedures, Requirements and Practical Tips,” National Business Institute LLC Workshop: Choose, Draft and Maintain (December, 2012)
“Ohio State Tax Issues with Oil and Gas Operations,” Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC Real Estate & Construction Seminar (April, 2013)
“Navigating Varying State Policies on Registrations and Exemptions,” Strafford Drop Shipments and Sales Tax Teleconference (May, 2013)
“Growing Your Business With the Support of Tax Incentives & Economic Development Tools,” Northeast Ohio State and Local Tax Conference (July, 2013)

Reported CasesReported Cases; Crown Communications, Inc. v.Testa, 2013-Ohio-3126
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Richard B. Fry III

3800 Embassy Parkway, Suite 300
AkronOH 44333


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