Tax Planning and Compliance

IRS Announces Late Portability Election Relief for Eligible Estates

IRS Announces Automatic Late Portability Election Relief for Eligible Estates

On June 9, 2017 the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) published Revenue Procedure 2017-34 (“Rev. Proc. 2017-34”) to announce a new simplified procedure for particular estates to obtain an extension of time to file a federal estate tax return and make a “late” portability election. First introduced into federal law […] Read more »

Christie Vetoes ‘Home-Sharing’ Tax Bill

Airbnb Rentals in New Jersey May Soon be Subject to Tax

UPDATE: On Friday, July 21, 2017, Governor Christie vetoed Assembly Bill No. 4587, which bill would have imposed State sales and use tax and hotel and motel occupancy fees on transient accommodations like those provided through Airbnb. In support of the veto, Governor Christie stated “I strongly believe that levying new […] Read more »

FBAR Penalty Assessment and Enforcement

FBAR

  K&D associate, Patrick J. McCormick, authored the below article, “FBAR Penalty Assessment and Enforcement“. This article, published here with permission, will appear in the July 2017 issue of the Journal of International Taxation (Thomson Reuters/Checkpoint). Mr. McCormick specializes in the areas of international tax and tax compliance.   Introduction […] Read more »