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McDermott Will & Emery

Kansas Decouples from GILTI and 163j

Yesterday afternoon the Kansas legislature overrode Governor Laura Kelly’s veto of Senate Bill (SB) 50, effectively enacting the provisions of the bill into law. Among those are provisions decoupling from certain Tax Cuts and...more

McDermott Will & Emery

[Webinar] Tax in the City®: San Francisco - May 18th, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PDT

Please join us for our inaugural Tax in the City® in San Francisco—a forum for women tax professionals to discuss technical state, federal and international tax issues in a collegial and confidential setting. Our...more

Proskauer - Corporate Defense and Disputes

A Warning to Cryptocurrency Users from the Justice Department’s Tax Division

As you might expect during tax season, the Justice Department’s press releases seem particularly focused on tax-related issues these days.  At the start of this month, DOJ sent a stern reminder to the public that...more

Oberheiden P.C.

Eleven of the IRS's Enforcement Priorities During the 2021 Tax Season

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It is tax season once again. While the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended this year’s filing deadline to May 17, 2021 for individuals, businesses must still file by April 15, and all U.S. taxpayers must ensure that...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

The Estate Planner, May/June 2021

Charitable giving in 2021 - Plan carefully to maximize the tax benefits - In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, lawmakers enacted the CARES Act to provide some relief to the ailing economy. One of its provisions,...more

Burns & Levinson LLP

Individual Income Tax Filing and Payment Deadline Extended to May 17, 2021

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service announced on March 17, 2021, that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals will be automatically extended from April 15 to May 17, 2021. This...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

Federal and Ohio tax deadlines extended

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On March 17, 2021, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced that the federal income tax filing due date deadline has been extended from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021. At the same time, the IRS also...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Critical Reporting Obligation: Canadian-Owned U.S. Corporations and Disregarded Entities

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Canadian persons and entities owning a significant interest in a U.S. corporation or U.S. entity classified as a “disregarded entity” for U.S. federal income tax purposes should ensure they are compliant with IRS Form 5472...more

Gould & Ratner LLP

IRS Extends Federal Income Tax Filing Deadline for Individuals to May 17

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The IRS announced late last week that the due date for filing 2020 federal individual income tax returns and making 2020 federal individual income tax payments is automatically postponed from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. ...more

Goodwin

Introduction To “Friends Of” Organizations

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Under § 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended (the “Code”), a U.S. taxpayer may only claim a deduction on his or her federal income tax return for contributions made to 501(c)(3) charitable organizations...more

Gibney Anthony & Flaherty, LLP

New York State Extends Tax Filing Deadline to May 17, 2021

New York State has extended the due date for personal income tax returns and related payments originally due on April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021. This follows the federal tax deadline which was also extended from April 15,...more

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

2021 IRS Filing Deadline Extension — What It Means for You

On March 17, the IRS granted taxpayers an automatic filing and payment extension of 2020 individual income tax returns to May 17, 2021. As of right now, this delay only applies to federal income tax filings for individuals,...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

IRS extends filing and payment deadline for individual taxpayers

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The Treasury Department (“Treasury”) and Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued informal guidance via News Release IR- 2021-59 (the “Release”) on March 17, 2021, stating that the federal income tax filing and payment due...more

Gibney Anthony & Flaherty, LLP

Federal Tax Deadline for Individuals Extended to May 17

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service has announced that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021. The IRS...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

IRS Extends 2020 Individual Income Tax Return Filing and Tax Payment Deadline from April 15 to May 17, 2021

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On March 17, 2021, the IRS announced that it was extending, from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021, the deadline for filing a 2020 federal individual income tax return and the deadline for paying 2020 federal individual income...more

Hogan Lovells

Coronavirus: The Hill and the Headlines, March 2021 # 13

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In Washington: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is planning to extend the tax-filing deadline to mid-May, according to two top House Democrats. A news release Wednesday from House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard...more

Lowndes

IRS Extends Tax Day to May 17

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The Internal Revenue Service provided individual taxpayers with a nice St. Patrick’s Day surprise by announcing that the tax deadline for individuals had automatically been extended from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021....more

Rivkin Radler LLP

If You Sell Marijuana In Any Form, Uncle Sam Wants His Cut

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More and more states across the country are legalizing the sale of marijuana products for medical and/or recreational purposes, but marijuana remains effectively prohibited under federal law as a Schedule I controlled...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

IRS clarifies legislative changes to the employee retention tax credit

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In response to uncertainty about the implementation of the employee retention tax credit ( the “ERTC”) following a variety of revisions to the ERTC since its creation under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Corporate Tax Hike On The Horizon: Using Reasonable Compensation To Withdraw Value

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Corporate Rate Increase? We begin this week with the Senate having passed the President’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief and economic stimulus plan (the “American Rescue Plan” following a marathon session during which...more

High Swartz LLP

2021 Child Tax Credit: Which Divorced Parent Gets It?

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Before 2018, listing a dependent child on the federal tax return meant a per person exemption resulting in paying less federal taxes. From 2018 to 2025 the dependency exemption is suspended. For now, the issue of child...more

SmithAmundsen LLC

[Webinar] The Biden Administration: What Businesses Need to Know - Tax Changes on the Horizon with the Biden Administration -...

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The Biden administration is signaling significant policy shifts. Business owners and C-Suite executives are encouraged to join us for a series of complimentary webcasts discussing these likely changes and how they will impact...more

Foster Garvey PC

Tax Planning Out of Fear Usually Doesn’t End Well

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It is not unreasonable to anticipate that there will be a federal tax policy transformation following a change in the political control of the White House, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. What may be...more

Freeman Law

The Tax Court in Brief - February 2021 #2

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Freeman Law’s “The Tax Court in Brief” covers every substantive Tax Court opinion, providing a weekly brief of its decisions in clear, concise prose. The Week of February 8 – February 12, 2021 - BM Construction v....more

Bowditch & Dewey

GameStop, Taxes, and the Next Trade

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It appears the wild ride for traders in GameStop (GME) stock has ended with shares trading at a fraction of what they were trading just a few weeks ago. Shares which once soared from around $20 a shares to a high of $380, as...more

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