Blogs

Blogs October 21, 2019 Taking on the Power (Or Not)

A discussion of the two alternatives that can be used when practitioners interact with the IRS on a taxpayer’s behalf: Form 8821(Tax Information Authorization) and Form 2848 (Power of Attorney).

Blogs October 17, 2019 Get the Maximum QOF Tax Benefits Before We Ring in the New Year

A notice regarding the December 31, 2019, deadline to take full advantage of Qualified Opportunity Zone tax benefits which encompass the areas of deferral, reduction and elimination.

Blogs October 17, 2019 Roots of Marriott Breach Run Deep

A review of the root causes and the fallout from the Marriott cyber breach, along with a look at how to mitigate cyber risk at your organization.

Blogs October 17, 2019 Currently Not Collectible – A Taxpayer’s Shield

The author discusses Form 433, one of the defense mechanisms for taxpayers from whom the IRS is trying to collect.

Blogs October 17, 2019 Trends Watch: Opportunities for Systematic Strategies

A look at electronic trading, especially under new regulatory requirements, and providing a set of conditions to generate alpha through quantitative analysis.

Blogs October 14, 2019 IRS Clarifies Tax Treatment of Crypto Hard Forks, Airdrops

A discussion of the IRS’s recently published guidance on calculating taxes owed on cryptocurrency holdings and certain transactions.

Blogs October 11, 2019 VC Activity Leveling Off; VC-Backed IPOs Surging

The report for Q3 of venture capital investment includes exit value exceeding $200 billion for the first time as well as the continuing proliferation of mega deals.

Blogs October 10, 2019 The Dreaded CP2000 Notice

A discussion of the process to follow when receiving a CP2000 notice from the IRS.

Blogs October 10, 2019 Trends Watch: Macro Correction; EB-5

Daniel Healy, Chief Executive Officer, Civitas Capital Group, discusses what he sees for the near future of global investment real estate opportunities, including the EB-5 program, corrections, and the impact of uncertainty.