Alicia M. Went

Associate

wenta@ballardspahr.com
Tel 215.864.8154
Fax 215.864.8999
Philadelphia

Alicia M. Went is an associate in Ballard Spahr's Tax Group. She advises clients on a wide range of tax issues, including the organization, operation, and reorganization of partnerships, corporations, and tax-exempt entities. Ms. Went has represented numerous Community Development Entities in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) transactions. She has also represented investors in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) transactions. Ms. Went regularly counsels clients on tax controversy matters, including audits, potential penalties and voluntary disclosures.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Went was a senior tax associate at a “Big Four” accounting firm. In this capacity, she worked with Fortune 500 companies and sophisticated partnerships, across a wide range of industries, in tax preparation and consulting matters. She is a 2018 candidate for a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation at New York University School of Law.

Pro Bono Activities

Ms. Went maintains an active pro bono practice, including assisting 501(c)(3) entities in obtaining and maintaining federal tax exemption and other state and local tax benefits and working with the Pennsylvania Innocence Project.

Community Activities

Volunteer Income Tax Assistant, Campaign for Working Families, Philadelphia

Temple University Beasley School of Law (J.D. 2013, cum laude)
Joseph W. Price III Memorial Award, for outstanding achievement in the law of taxation

Pennsylvania State University (B.A. 2010)

New Jersey

Pennsylvania