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U.S. Assists Finland In Investigation Of Payment Cardholders For Unreported Income Via John Doe Summons - Will The Use Of LLCs And Trusts Conceal Their Identities?
On May 1, 2019, the United States Department of Justice announced that a U.S. federal court had authorized the Internal Revenue Service to serve a so-called "John Doe" summons to several U.S. financial institutions.
United States
22 May 2019
IRS Warns Of Ongoing Tax Scams
The IRS kicked off its annual Dirty Dozen list of the most prevalent, and dangerous, tax scams by warning taxpayers to remain vigilant of these ongoing schemes during tax season and throughout the year.
United States
22 Mar 2019
2018 Year-End Tax Planning Guide
It has been almost a year since passage of the most sweeping tax legislation, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA"), in more than 30 years.
United States
13 Dec 2018
IRS Announces New And Updated Voluntary Disclosure Program For Foreign And Domestic Tax Issues
On November 20, 2018, the IRS announced a new and updated voluntary disclosure program (UVDP). The UVDP imposes much harsher financial penalties for taxpayers who missed the deadline...
United States
11 Dec 2018
Year-End Tax Planning Guide for 2017
Tax reform is here! On December 20, 2017, Congress passed the much-anticipated tax reform bill and with President Trump's signature on December 22, 2017, the bill has become law. With minor exceptions, the bill is largely effective January 1, 2018.
United States
27 Dec 2017
Planning Opportunities With Final Tax Reform Votes Looming - Actions To Consider Now
Congress continues to make significant progress pursuing historic tax reform.
United States
18 Dec 2017
Proceed With Caution: The "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams For 2017
The Dirty Dozen American film released by MGM in 1967 depicts wartime law breaking, theft and impersonation, but today we are talking about the IRS' "Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2017" list, which depicts law breaking, theft and impersonation issues that are putting taxpayers at risk.
United States
3 Mar 2017
Tips For Jump-Starting Year-End Tax Planning For Individuals And Businesses
With carefree summer days behind us and the arrival of fall, now may be a good time to jump-start implementation of tax-planning strategies available to you through the end of this year...
United States
10 Oct 2016
Tax-Related Identity Theft And Scams: Are Your Defenses Strong?
For many of us, and our clients, identity theft, unfortunately, is an all-too-familiar topic.
United States
18 Mar 2015
The 2014 IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program And New Streamlined Filing Procedures
On June 18, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced major changes in its offshore voluntary compliance programs.
United States
10 Jul 2014
Last-Minute Fiscal Cliff Tax Deal Reached - Highlights Of The American Taxpayer Relief Act Of 2012
The United States plunged off the theoretical cliff New Year's Day, but the U.S. House of Representatives pulled us back by passing the U.S. Senate's version of the budget bill on New Year's Day, and lo and behold, we now have clarity on tax rates and tax provisions for 2013 and beyond.
United States
8 Jan 2013
Practical Tax Planning Tips For You, Your Family And Your Business
Legislation affecting your ultimate federal tax bill has become a common and annual event.
United States
11 Dec 2012
Businesses And Households Employing Independent Contractors: Remain Aware
Using independent contractors can be risky for many businesses and households, and it remains an age-old concern in general.
United States
9 Dec 2011
Last-Minute Filing Tips For A Shifting Tax Landscape
With the tax filing deadline now only days away (April 18 this year due to Emancipation Day in Washington, D.C.), we thought it would be helpful to share a few last-minute tax filing tips, with a bias twist.
United States
18 Apr 2011
Expanded 1099 Reporting for Rental Property Owners
The recently enacted Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 ("SBA") includes a wide range of tax breaks and incentives for small businesses, along with various revenue raisers to offset these same incentives. One SBA provision in particular has seemingly gone unnoticed by taxpayers.
United States
3 Dec 2010
Small Business Jobs Act Contains Breaks for Businesses and Individuals
On September 27, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (the "Act"), aimed at helping small businesses to access credit and capital and create jobs.
United States
15 Nov 2010
Last-Minute 2009 Filing Season Tax Tips
During discussions with lawyers who have engaged our tax, accounting or litigation consulting services in connection with their client matters, more often than not a personal tax question or two is splashed within.
United States
14 Apr 2010
Contributions To Haiti Relief Efforts May Be Deducted On 2009 Tax Returns
On January 22, 2010, President Obama signed into law H.R. 4462—the Haiti Assistance Income Tax Incentive Act—allowing donors to accelerate the income-tax benefits for charitable cash contributions toward the relief of victims of the January 12 Haiti earthquake.
United States
1 Feb 2010
Tax-Planning Strategies For Stock Market Gains
Few can be pleased with the stock market's performance over the last year or so. However, the market's recent rebound has raised the question of whether now is the time to capitalize on some of those newly realized gains on stocks purchased during the downturn.
United States
17 Nov 2009
Tax Planning Strategies For Individuals
Energy credits which previously expired for 2008 are back in 2009 with even higher limits under the Recovery Act.
United States
14 Aug 2009
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