March 23, 2018
Sending Money to a U.S. Bank from Abroad? Beware a Wire Audit Transfer – and Potential FATCA Penalties

Sending Money to a U.S. Bank from Abroad? Beware a Wire Audit Transfer – and Potential FATCA Penalties

Making a wire transfer is a fast and convenient method of electronically moving funds from one bank account to another, generally ensuring the recipient’s access within […]
February 22, 2018
Does Cryptocurrency/Bitcoin Qualify for 1031 Exchange Treatment?

Does Cryptocurrency/Bitcoin Qualify for 1031 Exchange Treatment?

In recent months, the idea that cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin might qualify for 1031 exchange treatment under tax law has been debatable. However, the new Tax […]
February 14, 2018
Tax Reform Brings Changes to Deductions for Litigation Expenses

Tax Reform Brings Changes to Deductions for Litigation Expenses

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that was passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate, and subsequently signed into law at the end of […]
February 2, 2018
Attention, California Taxpayers: New State Tax Appeal Laws Could Affect You

Attention, California Taxpayers: New State Tax Appeal Laws Could Affect You

On June 27, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 102 (AB 102) into law, ushering in sweeping changes to California’s longstanding tax system under the […]
November 21, 2017
House Republicans Pass GOP Tax Reform Bill, Senate Vote Upcoming

House Republicans Pass GOP Tax Reform Bill, Senate Vote Upcoming

Last week, our tax law blog examined the progress of the GOP tax reform bill H.R. 1, better known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, […]
August 22, 2017
California’s Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017

California’s Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017

California has recently been ordered to undergo a significant reorganization of its tax system.  On June 27th, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 102 into law, […]