August 2013

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Married In Any Jurisdiction Means Married Under Federal Tax Law

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Earlier this summer, the Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional the provisions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act that prohibited same-sex married couples from utilizing the federal tax benefits accorded to heterosexual married couples. The specifics of the Windsor decision left ambiguous whether federal law would treat as “married” couples who were not considered married under…

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Changes to Oregon Individual Income Tax Deductions for 2013 and 2014

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The Oregon Legislature did not pass any big tax bills this session, but they did limit a favorite deduction for Oregon baby boomers. They also added an income limit for claiming the political contribution credit. The Oregon Special Medical Deduction for taxpayers over 62 will be more limited starting in 2013. While Federal law only…

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Top Things Your CPA Thinks a Great Property Manager Should Know

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Have you ever wondered what makes a great property manager? Aside from their winning personality, ability to manage and lease-up properties, they should understand that at the end of the day, their efforts are going to end up on a tax return. Here are some tips from our real-estate savvy tax accountants to help make…

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