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Tax Attorney Blog by Jonathan D. Mishkin

Taxpayer First Act Continued

Continuing from our post on Wednesday, here's additional information that we thought would be important to share! IRS must give notice of intent to contact third parties Beginning August 15, 2019, the IRS must not contact any person other than the taxpayer regarding...

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Tax First Act

H.R. 3151, the “Taxpayer First Act” was signed into law on July 1, 2019, to modernize and improve the Internal Revenue Service.  The Taxpayer First Act changes a wide variety of matters under the Internal Revenue Code.  The biggest changes include the...

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New Statewide Transit Tax

As a result of the 2017 legislative session, effective July 1, 2018, all employers in Oregon are required to withhold, report and remit one-tenth of one percent (.001%) of wages paid to their employees to the Department of Revenue. The term "employee" is defined as...

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New Due Date for Foreign Bank Account Reporting

If you’ve ever filed a foreign bank account report (FBAR), then June 30 may be ingrained in your memory as the filing deadline. It had been crucial to remember that date for two reasons: It was out of sync with other individual filing deadlines There was no extension...

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