Counselors to Small Business

and Families

Welcome to Shoffner & Associates
Shoffner & Associates provides a wonderful thing for Boston. That is — excellent legal representation.

After ten years of owning and operating her own company, Freya Shoffner gave up her search for a good lawyer for her small business and her family. She went to law school with the goal of building a law firm that could take care of a small business' every legal need. She also wanted that firm to give all types of families the best representation possible.

Shoffner & Associates advises small start-up businesses in business planning, entity selection, and other formation issues. They help their established business clients with business litigation, tax, trademark and copyright advice, and they provide outstanding support in succession planning, estate planning, business transfers and sales, and dissolution.

Now, more than ever, your company and your family need the help of experienced lawyers who know how to get the job done the right way — the first time.

Don't wait. Call us.

(617) 369-0111
how we can help

Starting Your Business

Is starting your own business right for
you? Are you ready?

Business Planning Entity Selection Financing your business
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Running Your Business

inuous improvement designed to
lead to continuous profit.

Taxes Contracts Business litigation
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The Finish Line

Let's look at some steps that you and
your professionals can take.

succession planning the exit strategy buy/sell agreements
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Shoffner & Associates Contact

800 Boylston Street, Suite 1600, Boston, MA 02199-8034
210 Washington Street, Woburn MA

(617) 369-0111
(617) 369-1990

Office Hours

Monday: 10:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 10:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 10:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 10:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 10:30am - 6:00pm

Also available by appointment.
April 02, 2019 | Freya Allen Shoffner, Esquire | Main Office

Tax-Deferred or Tax-Free?


People often get confused between tax-deferred and tax-free. They are not the same! You have to pay taxes on tax-deferred investments, but they are paid later. Tax-free investments are not taxable. The tax-deferred versus tax free question most often comes up around retirement accounts but impacts education and health savings accounts as well.
March 26, 2019 | Freya Allen Shoffner, Esquire | Main Office

Maximize the Value of Your Home


Spring is here and it is a good time to focus on your home. Your home is a significant asset. Part of estate planning is to maximize the value of your home whether it's because you are going to downsize in the coming years or to take care of the estate that your heirs will inherit. Additionally, enjoy your home as much as possible while you are living there. There are many things you can do to boost your home's value...
March 19, 2019 | Freya Allen Shoffner, Esquire | Main Office

New IRS Impersonation Phone Scam

The phone scammers are at it again. The latest phone scam pertaining to the IRS involves criminals pretending to call from the Taxpayer Advocate Service or TAS.

Thieves initiate calls to their intended victims pretending to be from the IRS. The recipient's caller ID will display the telephone number of the IRS TAS office in either Brooklyn or Houston. Calls may be robo-calls that request to have the call returned. When the call is returned the criminal will ask for personal information such as your Social Security number or individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN).