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Tax Reform Framework Released

The Trump Administration recently released its tax reform proposal, named the “Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code.”  The framework was the result of many discussions and meetings over the past few months led by the so called Big Six – Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, National Economic Director Gary Cohn, House Ways and Means […]

Premium Financing – Is it Worth Your Clients Consideration?

You may have found recently that many of your wealthy families are being approached with a proposal for life insurance premium financing. In today’s low interest rate environment, this is presented as an opportunity to use “other peoples’ money” to gain the value and economic advantages of life insurance and potentially minimize or eliminate the […]

Mazars USA LLP Assists SIIA/Connectiv in its 2017 Financial Survey

The Media, Information and Technology Group at Mazars USA LLP was pleased to assist Connectiv, The Business Information Association division of SIIA, which is the leading trade association for companies involved in the creation and delivery of business information, in the development and completion of its 2017 Survey of basic financial metrics relating to its […]

Business Tax Returns: Watch Out For New Requirements To Minimize Identity Theft

In recent years, individuals have been the victim of tax related identify theft but significant progress has been made to reduce these instances. Individuals reporting identity thefts to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have declined since 2015 as a result of the implementation of various safeguards.  However, there has been an increase in identity theft […]

Online Marketplace Sellers: Voluntary Disclosure Program Available Through October 17, 2017

As highlighted in our recent article in the Mazars Ledger, “Vendors Beware! Fulfillment By Amazon Can Create State Tax Headaches”, online vendors using services such as Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) could have additional state tax collection and filing obligations as the result of maintaining inventory at the online marketers’ warehouses throughout the U.S. The Multistate […]

IRS Announces Hurricane Harvey Relief

As it has done in the past with other natural disasters, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has announced relief provisions that will be available to Hurricane Harvey victims.  The relief provisions apply to individuals who reside in or have a business in the following counties: Aranas, Austin, Bastrop, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, […]