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Increased Reporting to the IRS Required for PayPal, Venmo, Third-Party Payment Networks

USA - December 16 2021 Small businesses take note: Starting January 1, third-party payment networks, such as PayPal and Venmo, must report to the IRS any transactions for…

IRS Issues 2022 Inflation Adjustments

USA - November 19 2021 The IRS recently issued the 2022 annual adjustments for numerous tax provisions that are by law to be adjusted annually. These adjustments include…

Year-End Charitable Giving and IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions

USA - November 9 2021 As the 2021 tax year winds down, owners of individual retirement accounts (IRAs) might consider combining the 2021 tax benefits of charitable giving…

Massachusetts Taxpayers Find More Complexity in Differences Between Massachusetts and Federal Tax Law

USA - November 8 2021 It seems every year there are changes to the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). It is a challenge, even for tax pros, to keep up with the ever-changing tax…

Tax Tips for GoFundMe Donors and Organizers

USA - October 22 2021 Since January of 2020, over 175,000 COVID-19 related GoFundMe campaigns were created, raising more than $416 million. While donors may be feeling…

Impact of House Ways and Means Tax Proposals for International Operations

USA - October 4 2021 In this final blog post on the House Ways and Means Tax Bill, we address the international tax proposals in the Bill, JCX-43-21. The international tax…

Tales from the Docket - Single Parent Dies Without a Will

USA - September 10 2021 A divorced person died leaving 2 children under the age of 18 years of age. The decedent did not have a Last Will and Testament (“Will”), which means…

Oracle USA, Inc. vs. Commissioner of Revenue: Tax Abatements Available for Out of State Software Sales

USA - August 23 2021 Software vendors and purchasers won an important victory in a decision handed down by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) this May. The…

Extension of CARES Act Incentives Relating to Charitable Giving: Planning with a Charitable Unitrust Remainder (CRUT)

USA - August 20 2021 By using a Charitable Unitrust Remainder (CRUT), philanthropic-minded donors can gift to a charitable cause while maintaining a lifetime benefit. A…

Olympic Medals and the Tax Man

USA - August 12 2021 As the Tokyo Olympics come to a close and the athletes return to their home countries, it may be time for U.S. athletes to sit down with their tax…