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SANDRA BROWN and EVAN DAVIS to Speak at Upcoming Hawaii Tax Institute 60th Annual Conference

SANDRA BROWN and EVAN DAVIS to Speak at Upcoming Hawaii Tax Institute 60th Annual Conference

We are pleased to announce that two of our partners will be speaking at the upcoming Hawaii Tax Institute 60th Annual Conference being held at the Sheraton Waikiki on November 5–9, 2023. We have an excellent lineup of programs – Understanding the Sandbox that All Wealth Transfer Advisors Play InFeaturing Sandra Brown Dual-Purpose Communications in the […] Read More…

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STEVEN TOSCHER and MICHEL STEIN to Speak at Upcoming Strafford Webinar

STEVEN TOSCHER and MICHEL STEIN to Speak at Upcoming Strafford Webinar

We are pleased to announce that Steven Toscher and Michel Stein, will be speaking at the upcoming Strafford webinar “IRS Audits of Expatriates: Section 965 Transition Tax, Exit Tax, Non-Filers, and the Examination Process” Tuesday, October 31, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. (PST). The IRS has and continues to audit a higher proportion of expat tax […] Read More…

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SANDRA BROWN to Speak at Upcoming Alvarez & Marsal Tax and Wolters Kluwer Virtual Coffee Talk

SANDRA BROWN to Speak at Upcoming Alvarez & Marsal Tax and Wolters Kluwer Virtual Coffee Talk

We are pleased to announce that Sandra Brown will be speaking at the upcoming Alvarez& Marsal Tax and Wolters Kluwer Virtual Coffee Talk webinar “Employee Retention Credits” Tuesday, October 31, 2023, 12:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (EST). The employee retention credit (ERC), enacted as part of the CARES Act, is a US federal tax credit that […] Read More…

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The IRS Has Not Forgotten About Corporate Tax Compliance by STEVEN TOSCHER and PHILIPP BEHRENDT

The IRS Has Not Forgotten About Corporate Tax Compliance by STEVEN TOSCHER and PHILIPP BEHRENDT

The IRS has recently made big headlines about focusing enforcement initiatives on wealthy individuals, but we have not heard so much about the focus on corporations -until this week. Yes—corporations are part of the tax gap.    The recent IRS announcements regarding new corporate tax compliance initiatives mark the beginning of a new  phase in the […] Read More…

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DENNIS PEREZ, ROBERT HORWITZ and LACEY STRACHAN to Speak at Upcoming CalCPA Webinar

DENNIS PEREZ, ROBERT HORWITZ and LACEY STRACHAN to Speak at Upcoming CalCPA Webinar

We are pleased to announce that Dennis Perez, Robert Horwitz and Lacey Strachan, will be speaking at the upcoming CalCPA webinar on “Office of Tax Administration: Handling A Case Before California OTA 2023,” October 31, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (PST). The OTA (Office of Tax Appeals) has been in operation since January, 2018, […] Read More…

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Increasing Fraudulent ERC Claims and the IRS’s New Withdrawal Process by Steven Toscher, Sandra Brown, Evan Davis and Gary Markarian

Increasing Fraudulent ERC Claims and the IRS’s New Withdrawal Process by Steven Toscher, Sandra Brown, Evan Davis and Gary Markarian

The IRS has announced that employers who submitted an ERC claim which is still being processed by the IRS can withdraw their claim and avoid the possibility of getting a refund for which they’re ineligible. The Employee Retention Credit (ERC), sometimes called the Employee Retention Tax Credit, or ERTC, was introduced by the Coronavirus Aid, […] Read More…

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SANDRA BROWN to Speak at Upcoming NYU 82nd Institute on Federal Taxation

SANDRA BROWN to Speak at Upcoming NYU 82nd Institute on Federal Taxation

We are pleased to announce that Sandra R. Brown will be speaking on From the Experts: Tax Controversy and Tax Litigation – Civil & Criminal Tax Update at the upcoming NYU 82nd Institute on Federal Taxation, being held at the Westin, New York, October 22, 2023 at 1:15 p.m. (EST). Join a leading group of tax controversy practitioners from both the […] Read More…

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PHILIPP BEHRENDT to Speak at Upcoming ABA 2023 Fall Tax Meeting

PHILIPP BEHRENDT to Speak at Upcoming ABA 2023 Fall Tax Meeting

We are pleased to announce that Philipp Behrendt will be speaking on Ethical Considerations for Tax Attorneys in Changing Work Environments at the upcoming ABA Virtual 2023 Fall Tax Meeting on October 20, 2023 at 1:15 p.m. (PST). The pandemic and a new workforce ecosystem have brought about significant changes to the traditional landscape of […] Read More…

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WE STAND WITH ISRAEL AND THE ISRAELI PEOPLE!

WE STAND WITH ISRAEL AND THE ISRAELI PEOPLE!

WE STAND WITH ISRAEL AND THE ISRAELI PEOPLE! We are extremely proud that the U.S. Government and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) also stand with Israel by offering tax relief to those Americans affected by horrendous terrorist attacks on October 7, 2023.  In Notice 2023-71, posted October 13, 2023 on IRS.gov, the IRS provides relief to […] Read More…

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Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez P.C. Welcomes Associate LUKE RYAN

Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez P.C. Welcomes Associate LUKE RYAN

Luke Ryan’s practice focuses on civil and criminal tax controversies, white-collar criminal defense, and internal investigations. Luke joined the firm in 2023, after relocating from New York City to Los Angeles. While in New York, Luke was an associate in a leading tax firm, and he clerked for the Honorable John F. Keenan, United States District Judge […] Read More…

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STEVEN TOSCHER, MICHEL STEIN and SANDRA BROWN to Speak at Upcoming Strafford Webinar

STEVEN TOSCHER, MICHEL STEIN and SANDRA  BROWN to Speak at Upcoming Strafford Webinar

We are pleased to announce that Steven Toscher, Michel Stein, and Sandra Brown will be speaking at the upcoming Strafford webinar “Conservation Easement Tax Issues: Recent IRS Enforcement, Structuring and Defending Easement Transactions” Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (PST). The IRS has significantly increased enforcement actions for syndicated conservation easements. This crackdown on […] Read More…

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IRS Announces Historic and Sweeping Shift In Focus Towards the Wealthy and Large Partnerships and Away From Working-Class Taxpayers With the Use Of Artificial Intelligence by MICHEL STEIN

IRS Announces Historic and Sweeping Shift In Focus Towards the Wealthy and Large Partnerships and Away From Working-Class Taxpayers With the Use Of Artificial Intelligence by MICHEL STEIN

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced (IR-2023-166, September 8, 2023) a significant shift in its tax compliance efforts, aimed at addressing the fairness of the tax system by focusing more attention on high-income earners, partnerships, large corporations, and promoters who abuse tax laws. Statements by Commissioner Danny Werfel indicate that the IRS will be using funding […] Read More…

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