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State Taxation

  • Sales Tax and Buying a Business – Bulk Sale Filing

    By:
    Jennifer Koo, Esq.
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    Feb 1, 2023

    People come to the United States seeking the American Dream. To go from rags to riches. To own your own business and excel in this open market economy. But at the same time, what is more American than taxes?

  • 2022 New York Tax Update – Year in Review

    By:
    Daniel Kelly
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    Jan 3, 2023
    It turned out that 2022 was a busy year for New York State and City tax purposes.  Highlights included a large and impactful 2022–2023 budget bill, off–budget-cycle major new and increased incentive credits, the introduction of a New York City Pass-Through Entity Tax (PTET) and other City corporate tax clarifications, a significant update to New York State’s PTET for S corporations, draft regulations that will drastically alter New York’s interpretation of Public Law 86-272, and a host of updated New York Tax Department policies and court decisions that impact New York State and City residency status. 
  • Excise Tax on Executive Compensation for Tax-Exempt Organizations

    By:
    Eva Mruk, CPA
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    Dec 1, 2022

    Historically and still today, the IRS requires that compensation paid to nonprofit executives be reasonable and not excessive. Up until now, tax-exempt organizations have not been subject to compensation limits on executive compensation; they have, however, been subject to the private inurement doctrine, intermediate sanctions, and excess benefit rules that impose an excise tax on nonprofit executives and managers who benefit from and knowingly participate in assigning compensation that exceeds the value of services performed. 

  • Groundbreaking NYS Residency Case – Matter of Obus - NYS Files Appeal

    By:
    Brian Gordon, CPA
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    Sep 1, 2022
    A decision was recently handed down from the New York State Court of Appeals Third Judicial Department that was unexpected for many, and a potential game changer for people formerly held to be statutory residents of New York State or New York City.
  • Tax Credits and Incentives to Benefit Growing Businesses Part 2

    By:
    Barry Halpern, CPA
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    Aug 1, 2022

    In part one of this article, we provided an overview of common types of credits and incentives and discussed how these incentives could benefit businesses and business owners. In part two, we will look at common New York State credits and incentives, and some considerations for claiming them.

  • State Reaction to TCJA Foreign Provisions

    By:
    Chaim Kofinas, CPA, PFS, MST
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    Aug 1, 2022

    After a very rushed flurry of activity in Congress, President Donald Trump signed legislation commonly known by its acronym TCJA (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act). This legislation had many far-reaching provisions affecting individuals as well as businesses. Also included in this legislation were some far-reaching provisions affecting businesses in international commerce.

  • NYS Residency — Did You Actually Change Your Domicile?

    By:
    Brian Gordon, CPA
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    Jul 1, 2022
    As a trend I have been noticing more recently, clients want to change their residency from New York State to Florida because they are expecting a large capital gain, or large income in the near future. They want to change their residency prior to that gain having to be reported on a New York resident return.

 
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