Audit Series

As most of our clients know, a large majority of our practice surrounds tax planning and preparation. However, we are often asked to represent taxpayers that are undergoing IRS audits [...]

Law and Tax Go Hand in Hand

Happy June 1st! Summertime marks the busy season for real estate transactions, including the popular 1031 exchange for investment properties. Whether you are purchasing a home or selling a rental [...]

Fairy Tales and Taxes

  Wedding bells are ringing this weekend in merry ol’ England for the House of Windsor as American, Meghan Markle, marries Britain’s Prince Harry, Queen Elizabeth’s son. While they will [...]

Business Deductions Directly from the IRS

  The IRS recently published some guidance with regard to the new tax reform and business deductions. Yes, they are often helpful! We thought we would pass that on. From [...]

Unique Tax Issues in the Entertainment Industry

  We have many clients in the entertainment industry, including professional athletes, actors, authors, etc. Entertainment-related businesses have some specific federal taxation issues that I thought might be an interesting [...]

You have questions, Mike has answers!

  I was answering a client’s question the other day and I realized that some of the questions I get are probably on many people’s minds and it may be [...]

Charitable Contributions

Many of my clients are asking questions about charitable contributions while they get their documents together for the 2017 returns. I thought it might be a good idea to give [...]

Tax Reform and Education Funding

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act modifies qualified tuition programs and the exclusion of student loan discharges from gross income. There was much debate regarding changes to other educational benefits [...]

Business Trips That Mix Business with Pleasure

Given the nasty weather of late, many clients are planning trips to get away. Business trips, conventions, and continuing education seminars are frequently planned to incorporate exotic locations and leisure [...]