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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
Ron Kramer | 7.8.2009

Cause and Effect

In a Sunday interview with ABC News’ “This Week,” Vice President Biden said the Obama administration misread how bad the economy was and didn’t foresee the potentially double-digit unemployment levels. Biden’s comments already have some economists and politicians clamoring for another round of stimulus spending on top of the $787 billion recovery bill passed in February of this year. This merits more debate. Ron Kramer explains.
Ron Kramer | 6.29.2009

IRS Allows September 23, 2009 Deadline for Some FBAR Filings

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that it will permit taxpayers who meet certain requirements to file Form TD F 90-22.1, the Report of Foreign

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Ron Kramer | 6.24.2009

ALERT: Expanded Reporting Requirements for Foreign Bank Account Reports (FBAR)

U.S. persons with an interest in a private investment fund organized outside the United States during 2008 must report ownership to the U.S. Treasury on Form TD F 90-221.1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) by June 30, 2009.
Bob Bandi | 6.24.2009

Place Assets in Service by December 31, 2009 for Enhanced Expensing

The stimulus package signed by President Obama earlier this year provides businesses with two valuable tax incentives in the form of enhanced expensing and bonus depreciation for fixed asset additions.  These accelerated depreciation expenses are only available to offset federal taxable income in 2009.

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