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Tax Provisions of the American Families Plan

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On Wednesday, April 28th, the White House announced the American Families Plan, the “human capital” infrastructure proposal. The American Families Plan would spend $1.8 trillion, including $800 billion in tax cuts over ten...more

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The IRS is Hunting for Cryptocurrency Investors with John Doe Summonses

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The IRS has several tools in its arsenal to encourage compliance and audit and enforce those it believes are failing to comply.  One of the most powerful tools is the John Doe summons. A regular IRS summons seeks information...more

Foodman CPAs & Advisors

Did You Engage In Virtual Currency Transactions In 2020?

Taxpayers who engaged virtual currency   transactions in 2020 must answer a Yes or No Question on page 1 of Form 1040 or Form 1040-SR. The question is: “At any time during 2020, did you receive, sell, send, exchange or...more

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Buying and Selling Real Estate in England and Wales (Updated)

KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER BRITISH LAW - 1. Introduction - Historically, there has been significant investment by overseas individuals and corporations in real estate in England and Wales and in...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

No Time Like the Present: Estate Planning Strategies for Potential Changes in 2021 and Beyond

The Estate Planning Team at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP issues advisories regularly to communicate important law changes and other matters of interest to our clients, their advisors, and our friends. The 2020 presidential...more

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Tax Reform in the American Families Plan

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The Biden-Harris administration on April 28 introduced the American Families Plan (AFP), a $1.8 trillion legislative framework including provisions to “grow the middle class, expand the benefits of economic growth to all...more

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American Families Plan and Real Estate Investments–Capital Gains and Carried Interests —

Premiering Fanfare for the Common Man near to Tax Day recognized the people’s financial sacrifices to pay for the war effort. Goossens chose tax day because “the common man will be paying his income tax two days later (if he...more

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Washington’s New 7% Capital Gains Tax Questions Answered

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The Washington Legislature passed Senate Bill 5096 on April 25, 2021, the last day of the 2021 Washington legislative session. SB 5096 is a state capital gains tax on individual residents of the State of Washington. The state...more

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The President’s Recent Tax Proposals: What Do They Mean For Business Owners?

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A Night to Remember? Did you listen to the President’s speech last Wednesday? He addressed a joint session of Congress to pitch the Administration’s $1.8 trillion American Families Plan. Due to COVID-related...more

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New York Decouples from Federal Opportunity Zone Tax Regime

New York State recently enacted its 2021-2022 Budget (the “Budget Bill”), which contains numerous provisions designed to increase the taxation of high-income individuals and corporations. Among these provisions, the law...more

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Biden Tax Proposals to Pay for the American Families Plan

On April 28, 2021, President Biden announced the American Families Plan, a $1.8 trillion proposal that would fund a number of education and childcare projects....more

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Biden Proposes Tax Hike on Businesses and High-Income Individuals

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Over the last month, President Biden has discussed various tax proposals that will increase income taxes on businesses and high-income individuals. In the last week, we have learned more about what some of those proposals...more

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The State of Washington May No Longer Be a Tax Haven – A New Capital Gains Tax May Be on the Horizon

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On April 25, 2021, the Washington State Legislature passed Senate Bill 5096 (SB 5096). The bill was immediately sent to Governor's Inslee's desk for signature. It brings a new tax regime to the state of Washington. Before...more

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Biden's American Families Plan Proposes Income Tax Hikes

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The American Families Plan is the third part of the Biden Administration's Build Back Better agenda, addressing "human infrastructure" and containing proposals on free education, direct support to children and families, and...more

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Tax Highlights: The American Families Plan

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In advance of the President’s address to Congress this evening, the White House this morning released a summary of Mr. Biden’s proposed changes to the Internal Revenue Code. These changes, together with his previously...more

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Taxation of Digital Collectibles: Sports, CryptoPunks and CryptoKitties, Oh My!

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What do professional athletes, punk artwork and digital kittens have in common?  They are all part of the expansion of valuable collectible assets using cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.  You can collect digital items...more

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Biden’s Proposed Income Tax Increases And The Sale Of The Baby Boomer Business

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“Yeah, I’m the Tax Man” Last week, several media outlets reported that Mr. Biden will soon propose that Congress increase the federal income tax rate applicable to long-term capital gains recognized by individual...more

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With the government’s attention turning to taxes, your estate plan may need your attention

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Now that the COVID-19 relief bill has been signed, the President and Congress have turned their attention to tax changes. President Biden has announced his “Made in America Tax Plan” and bills have been filed by Senators...more

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Buying and Selling Real Estate in the Netherlands (Updated)

KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER DUTCH LAW - The purchase of an immovable property is a mutual agreement. Neither the seller nor the buyer has the obligation to make use of the services of a real estate agent....more

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Financial Daily Dose 4.23.2021 | Top Story: Unanimous Supreme Court Strips FTC of Most Restitution Powers

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A unanimous SCOTUS ruling this week curbs the FTC’s “longtime practice of seeking to recover ill-gotten gains from companies and individuals who cheat or mislead consumers,” with the justices finding that the 1973 law that...more

Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

Re-Evaluating Real Estate Dispositions Under the Biden Tax Plan

How Real Estate Investment is Like Buying Violins - Real estate investors also frequently gradually increase in size and price of their assets. A real estate investor might start small with a single duplex. When they sell...more

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UK Tax Round Up - March 2021

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Spring Budget and Tax Day - After months of speculation about the possibility that capital gains tax (CGT) rates would be increased in the Spring Budget, both it and the government’s follow up “Tax Day” on 23 March passed...more

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Thinking About ‘Avoiding’ NY Tax Increases? Then Think About The False Claims Act

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According to Justice Learned Hand, “Any one may so arrange his affairs that his taxes shall be as low as possible; he is not bound to choose that pattern which will best pay the Treasury; there is not even a patriotic duty to...more

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IRS Cracks Down: Reporting Crypto And NFTs On Your 2020 Taxes

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Online brokers and trading platforms have made access to crypto exchanges a standard feature over the past few years, and the IRS has responded to the resulting surge in ownership with updated reporting requirements. The 1040...more

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New York Is Poised For Some Significant Tax Increases

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Are the rich making enough of a contribution to society? Are they bearing their fair share of taxes? Many New York legislators don’t think so. Following the elections of November 2020, the State’s Democratic party...more

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