Carl S. Goode


Goode Tax and Estate Planning Law Group, LLC.
9800 Airline Highway
Suite 259
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Tel: (225) 230-9027


Attorney Carl Goode founded the Goode Tax and Estate Planning Law Group, LLC, to help clients throughout the Baton Rouge area successfully achieve their goals. Whether you are confronting a tax law issue or planning for your family’s future, Mr. Goode can help guide you through the legal process one step at a time. When you retain Mr. Goode’s services, you will receive personalized representation that is tailored to fit your needs.

Attorney Goode’s past experience includes working in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG Corps) and advancing his legal education by obtaining a Master of Law degree in taxation. Mr. Goode is a certified estate planning and administration specialist and a tax law specialist, as recognized by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction only held by a small percentage of lawyers.

In addition, Carl Goode is AV Preeminent peer review-rated* through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating and was selected for inclusion in the Louisiana Super Lawyers tax lawyers list.

Businesses and individuals must contend with a dizzying array of federal, state and local tax laws. When a notice for an audit by the IRS arrives, the stress mounts. With the help of a skilled lawyer, developing tax planning strategies can help minimize tax consequences, avoid unpleasant future headaches and reduce the tension of going through an IRS audit.

Carl Goode is an attorney and founder of the Goode Tax and Estate Planning Law Group, LLC, in Baton Rouge. With a Master of Law degree in taxation and as a board-certified tax law specialist, he helps individuals and businesses throughout Louisiana with a wide range of tax issues.

Attorney Goode handles a variety of matters involving tax law, including:

  • Tax code analysis
  • Tax planning
  • Audits
  • Offer in compromise (OIC) agreements
  • Installment payment agreements
  • Tax litigation
  • Tax concerns and estate planning

Mr. Goode helps individuals and businesses protect their important assets and establish tax structures and schedules that comply with both state and federal laws. He provides representation in front of administrative agencies as well as in court whenever a tax controversy may arise.