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URGENT: If You Have Real Estate in the Northeast Act Now

TODAY, August 27, 2018, is the last day to make contributions to charitable funds that reduce state and local tax liabilities. New regulations will take affect that will limit the charitable deduction. The IRS just released the proposed regulations (REG-112176-18)…

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Nexus Considerations in a Post-Wayfair World

On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair, overturning its earlier precedents in National Bellas Hess and Quill, and eradicating the decades-old “physical presence” requirement for sales and use tax nexus. The…

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Sales Tax Bombshell for Internet Sales

In what is sure to be regarded as a landmark decision for state and local taxation, the United States Supreme Court ruled today that states can levy sales taxes on purchases made through out-of-state online retailers, dealing a heavy blow…

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Before you cash that refund check from the IRS…

Tax season is in full swing and returns are being submitted every day. That means tax refund checks have started to be issued by the IRS. Before you cash that check though you may want to check with your accountant…

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Individual Tax Issues in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted December 22, 2017 by President Trump is tax reform legislation that represents the most significant overhaul of our tax law in more than 30 years and encompasses significant changes to the taxation…

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International Tax Reform

The international tax reform provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) present both challenges and opportunities for many clients with investments and businesses overseas. The U.S. has moved to a hybrid territorial system in an attempt to…

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President Trump Signs Tax Reform Legislation

President Trump this morning signed the new tax reform legislation, after Congress passed it through the Senate and House earlier this week. As the bill becomes law here are some of the key points of the legislation. Please note: these…

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Senate Approves Proposed Tax Reform Bill

The Senate early on December 2, 2017, approved the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (H.R. 1) by a 51-49 vote. The House and Senate must now agree to the same version of the bill. Individual Tax Rates There are currently…

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Proposed House Tax Reform Bill

Below is an outline of proposed bill by U.S, House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee. Some of the key points proposed in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act HR-1 bill are: Individual Tax Rates • There are currently seven…

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