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Real Estate Connection

Our panel explored development in today’s world of inclusionary zoning, construction taxes, and escalating construction costs, and what might come next for development in Portland. We also highlighted key real estate related tax issues from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including information on a new…

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Real Estate Connection: Tax Cuts? What They Mean for the Real Estate Industry

Our distinguished panel dispelled tax cut myths from the facts. Some pressing questions they tackled included: C Corp rate reduction vs. pass-through deduction? To carry or not—how do I structure thee? Who’s your partnership “Rep”? Double down before you die? Expense me now, or expense me…

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Tax Reform Impact For Business Owners: Are You a Winner or a Loser?

 Presenters from Perkins & Co and Davis Wright Tremaine explained the consequences of tax reform for corporations, pass-through entities and their owners. Highlights for business owners included: New corporate tax rates Pass-through income deductions Choice of entity discussion New tax rates Alternative minimum tax Deductions Estate…

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Tax Reform Update: What It Means to Business Owners

Senior leaders from our tax team explained the consequences of tax reform for corporations, pass-through entities and their owners. Tax Reform Update for Clark County, February 6, 2018 Featured Speakers: Eric Hormel, Shareholder, Perkins & Co Amy Kutzkey, Shareholder, Perkins & Co Trent Baeckl, Tax…

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Residential Vacation Properties: Tax Implications and Planning

Presenter: Susan Sterne, CPA, Shareholder June 24, 2016 Topics include: Basic tax consequences The 14-day rules Selling a rental property  

Canadian Tax Preparation Advice

Tax Issues Related to Holding Canadian Assets, Estate Issues and Other Matters Presenters: Carol-Ann Simon, CPA, CA, Shareholder Masataka Yamaguchi, CPA, International Tax Manager  Presentation to: Willamette Valley Estate Planning Council, January 14, 2014 Topics include: Case Study: Client Assumptions & Goals Assets & Liability…

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Tangible Property Regulations Overview

Tangible Property Regulations Overview Presenter: Trent Baeckl, CPA, Tax Senior Manager Presentation to: Perkins & Co Clients, December 12th, 2013 Topics include: De minimis safe harbors Units of property Routine maintenance safe harbors Improvements to tangible property Partial dispositions What to do before year end

Affordable Care Act: Selected Issues for Employers

Affordable Care Act: Selected Issues for Employers Presenter: Susan F. Sterne, CPA, Principal Presentation to: Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. Seminar, Healthcare Reform & Insurance Exchange Cost Impact: Employer Strategies for 2014 & Beyond, May 22nd, 2013 Topics Include: Employer Penalties Threshold: 50 Employees Subsidy-Eligible Employees

Tax Issues for Startups

Tax Issues for Startups Presenter: Andrew Meyers, CPA, Senior Manager Presentation to: OEN Workshop, Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, May 15th, 2013 Topics include: Entity selection Types of taxes Initial year considerations Methods of accounting (cash vs. accural) Employees vs. independent contractors Equity compensation

Over the Fiscal Cliff – Who got Parachutes?

Over the Fiscal Cliff – Who got Parachutes? Presenter: Tim Kalberg, CPA, Shareholder Real Estate Practice Group Presentation to: CCIM Oregon / SW Washington luncheon on March 6th, 2013 Topics include: American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) The Medicare Surtax State and local tax…

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