Tax Attorney Blog by Jonathan D. Mishkin

Digital Assets Estate Planning

The rapid advance of technology has resulted in substantial portions of clients’ business and personal data being stored in digital formats. Many individuals do not ...

Employers Can Help Employees with Qualified Disaster Relief Payments which are Excludible from Income

Employers need to look no further than IRC Section 139 when looking for a way to help employees pay for reasonable and necessary personal, family, ...
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act

Employers can defer payroll payments and get an employee retention credit– For employer payroll tax payments that would otherwise be due before January 1, 2021, ...
How Your 2019 Tax Return Affects the Amount of Your Stimulus Check

How Your 2019 Tax Return Affects the Amount of Your Stimulus Check

The U.S. government passed a $2 trillion stimulus plan on Friday, March 27, 2020.  Now the U.S. Government is preparing to send stimulus payments to ...
IRS Announces Expanded Relief People First Initiative

Good News For Taxpayers Who Owe Tax Debt – IRS Announces Expanded Relief “People First Initiative”

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - Taxpayers concerned about paying or settling tax debt were treated to good news from the IRS.  Today, the Service announced ...
IRS Postpones April 15 Tax filing

IRS POSTPONES APRIL 15 TAX FILING DEADLINE UNTIL JULY 15

Secretary of Treasury, Steve Mnuchin, announced by Tweet that the IRS was postponing the April 15 tax filing deadline until July 15, now matching the ...
IRS Announces Fee Waiver for Taxpayers

IRS Announces Fee Waiver for Taxpayers Making An Offer In Compromise

Amid the coronavirus crisis, the IRS announced regulations granting low-income taxpayers an avenue to waive the $205 fee imposed on Offers In Compromise (OIC) applications.  ...
Child care subsidy

Child Care Subsidy for Beaverton School District Attendance Area

Washington County has secured a grant through the federal CARES Act to provide child care subsidies to parents/guardians. The Beaverton School District will be distributing ...
Taxpayer First act

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 ...