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Ron Kramer | 12.9.2009

House Introduces Tax Extenders Act of 2009

HR 4213, the Tax Extenders Act of 2009 is proposed legislation thatextends through 2010, $32 billion of tax provisions that are due to expire at the end of 2009.
Ron Kramer | 12.8.2009

Still No Guidance From the IRS On Filing Requirements for Extended FBAR Filing Deadline

The IRS indicated that the Treasury Department intended to issue further guidance prior to June 30, 2010 clarifying the FBAR filing requirements pertaining to these specified persons. To date, this guidance has not been forthcoming from the IRS.
Martin DiGiovine | 12.3.2009

House Vote on 2010 Estate Tax Expected Today

As part of the Economic Growth Tax Revenue Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA), Congress enacted a gradual decrease in the estate tax until 2010 when it would be completely repealed for one year. Under that law, the estate tax would return in 2011 at the original 55% rate and $1 million exemption amount in effect in 2001.
Barbara Balcita | 11.23.2009

New Tax Bill Mandates Increased Use of Electronic Filing by Paid Tax Return Preparers

The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 mandates paid tax return preparers who prepare more than 10 returns to electronically file (e-File) all individual, estate and trust returns they prepare after December 31, 2010. Here's what you should know about the e-File mandate.

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Kathleen Myers | 11.16.2009

2009 Ohio Tax Update

Franchise Tax Returns - With the phase-out of the personal property tax and franchise tax that began 4 years ago, 2009 marked the final returns for many filers. The final Forms FT-1120 for corporations were due on October 15, 2009 (if extended), and the final Forms FT-1120S for S corporations were due in June.
Martin DiGiovine | 11.10.2009

New Law Extends Homebuyer Credit, Unemployment Benefits and NOL Carrybacks

The Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009 (the Act) was signed into law on November 6, 2009. In addition to extending benefits to unemployed workers, the Act extends and expands some of the stimulative tax measures contained in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) passed last February.
Ron Kramer | 9.21.2009

The Internal Revenue Service Extends Deadline for Disclosing Offshore Accounts

Today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced a one-time extension of the deadline for special voluntary disclosures by taxpayers with unreported
Mark DiPietrantonio | 9.18.2009

Beware of E-Mail Scam Posing as IRS Correspondence

Beware of any email that you receive posing as correspondence from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as our firm has seen an increase in the number of these phony e-mails.  Mark DiPietrantonio explains.

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Ron Kramer | 8.24.2009

IRS Settles Offshore Account Information Dispute with UBS AG and Swiss Government

On August 19, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Swiss bank UBS AG and the Swiss government reached an agreement to settle a tax dispute in which the
Ron Kramer | 8.10.2009

The IRS Again Extends the FBAR Filing Deadline for Specified Persons

Late on Friday, August 7, 2007, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2009-62, again extending the due date for 2008 and earlier calendar-year

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