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New Year. New Decade. New Rules. You've heard us talk for over a year about the lack of clarity in the tax rules guiding investments in Opportunity Zones. Don't worry; the wait is over! Final regulations were released in December 2019, allowing both investors and developers...

Happy New Year! As we welcome 2020 and finalize our preparations for the upcoming busy season, we’d like to keep you updated on recent developments to Oregon’s new Corporate Activity Tax (CAT), which is effective January 1, 2020. The Oregon Department of Revenue has been sending...

  Topic: Exploring the Transformation of Portland's Eastside Join us at the Bloodworks Live Studio on Thursday, November 14, 2019, from 3:30pm - 6:30pm to hear a distinguished panel from Melvin Mark, Prosper Portland, Urban Development + Partners, and Gerding Edlen discuss the current state of development...

Portland, Ore. – October 7, 2019 – Perkins & Co, the largest locally owned accounting firm in Oregon, is pleased to announce the publication of “Small Brewery Finance: Accounting Principles and Planning for the Craft Brewer” by Perkins & Co Principal and CPA Maria Pearman. Released...

Oregon’s landmark legislation House Bill (HB) 3427A (the “Student Success Act”) was passed by the Senate on May 13, 2019, and signed by the governor on May 16, 2019. The new law is projected to raise nearly $2 billion per biennium. How does the law...

As Oregonians sales and use tax can sometimes feel like a foreign concept. We don’t pay it on the goods we purchase at retailers in our home state and often wonder why the bill at the register is higher than we remembered seeing on that shirt tag...

Since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed in December 2017, Opportunity Zones (O-Zones) have been a commonly misunderstood aspect of tax planning discussions. O-Zones (IRC Sec. 1400Z-2) provide certain tax benefits to taxpayers and were created to spur economic development and create jobs...

Join us on January 22 at the Vancouver Community Library for an informational discussion on how tax reform has impacted Opportunity Zones. Learn more about the tax implications of investing in a Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund and get any questions you may have answered by...

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