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Attorney Austin Carlson Weighs in on IRS Hot Topics

Business lawyer and CPA, Austin Carlson, deals with tax planning and controversy daily. We asked Austin to weigh in on IRS hot topics and to share some insights on timely tax issues that many of our international clients' face. Q: Based on the recent [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:21:39-04:00October 18th, 2019|
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US Taxpayers Can Claim Refunds for French Taxes

If you pay taxes in both the US and France, you may be due significant refunds for French taxes paid! For years, a battle has been working its way through the US courts concerning two French taxes, the French Contribution Sociale Généralisée (CSG) and [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:22:08-04:00September 24th, 2019|
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Bipartisan IRS Reform Bill Approved—The Taxpayer First Act

Great news for US taxpayers—Congress passed, and the President signed an expansion and strengthening of taxpayer rights (on July 1, 2019). The Taxpayer First Act (TFA), also known as H.R. 3151, represents three years of bi-partisan work. It contains numerous provisions and updates that [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:23:02-04:00September 24th, 2019|
  • The Rehabilitation Tax Credit can help you purchase aHistoric Home

Interested in the Rehabilitation Tax Credit? Details to Know

For those considering properties in areas of historical significance, and income tax benefits, the Federal Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit (HTC) may be of interest to you. where the proper conditions are met, business taxpayers can claim a non-refundable 20% tax credit for “rehabilitation” expenditure over a five-year period. To qualify for the credit, however, both the building and the expenditure must meet several requirements (for both the structure and the expenditure).

By |2020-03-19T15:24:14-04:00July 29th, 2019|

Cryptocurrency—A Prime Example of Global Tax Inefficiency (for Now)

Fact: Countries disagree on the nature of cryptocurrency. In recent years, tax and revenue authorities worldwide have had to take a stand and issue guidance to their taxpayers on their country’s official position on cryptocurrency—What is it, and how should it be taxed? The [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:24:43-04:00October 1st, 2018|

Michelle Rizzo joins The Wolf Group as Manager of International Corporate Tax

The Wolf Group is excited to welcome Michelle Rizzo, CPA, MBA, to the firm! Michelle specializes in assisting entrepreneurs and expanding multinational businesses with their international tax planning and tax preparation needs. She regularly advises clients on the tax-efficient structuring of their businesses (whether [...]

By |2019-11-13T14:45:32-05:00October 1st, 2018|

The IRS Announces Crackdown on International Organization Employees

On September 11, the IRS announced a new campaign to closely examine whether individuals working at international organizations (I/O) are fully and properly calculating their taxes. The announcement was a surprise and was made at the same time as the announcements for several [...]

By |2020-03-19T15:26:04-04:00October 1st, 2018|
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