Senney Says by Jeff Senney

When I was a prosecutor and an officer asked if they needed a warrant in any given situation, my standard response was always “get one if you can.” It’s a pretty straightforward process in most jurisdictions, and probable cause is low hurdle. I often dealt with...

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IC-DISC:  Taxpayers who own a business (“Business”) that exports products or services outside the U.S. can reduce their federal income tax liability by setting up an IC-DISC.  The Business pays a royalty to the IC-DISC equal to the greater of 4% of export revenue or...

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Written by:  Jeff Senney, Tax and Business Law Attorney In Notice 2018-54, the IRS informed taxpayers that it intends to propose regulations which address the federal income tax treatment of  tax deduction payments made by taxpayers to certain state-established "charitable funds."  These funds were created by...

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With graduation season quickly approaching, students are looking to the future. For some, finding a job is the biggest battle they are facing. For others, graduation means the termination of lawful student status in the United States. If you are a student looking for legal...

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In a recent Chief Counsel Advice (CCA), the IRS concluded that an employer who misclassified employees as independent contractors could offset FICA taxes owed by the employer with self-employment taxes paid by the workers. Where workers are properly classified as employees, the employer is liable for...

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