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We want to advise clients to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing attempts related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). These contacts can lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft. The Internal Revenue Services issued a reminder to taxpayers that they are...

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act or Act), with its reported $2.3 trillion in spending or stimulus. The Act, while primarily targeting economic stabilization and stimulus, also contains a host of...

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...

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...

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