Why Tax Reform Could Mean Bigger Bills for Businesses

October 8, 2019

With the 2019 year-end tax-planning season ramping up, many companies are still grappling with areas of complexity and confusion introduced by the landmark U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA). The good news is that some of the […]

Federal Judge blocks California law requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns

October 3, 2019

Via: Jurist

A federal judge granted an injunction on Tuesday blocking a California law that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to appear on the state’s ballots. California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Presidential Tax Transparency and […]

Massachusetts announces four-month ban on sale of vaping products

September 25, 2019

Via: Jurist

Massachusetts officials on Tuesday announced a four-month ban on the sale of vaping products, starting immediately. The ban comes in response to the outbreak of lung diseases that are being traced back to the use vaping products. It will include […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Judge refuses to block subpoena for Trump tax returns; stay is immediately sought

October 7, 2019

Via: ABA Journal

A federal judge refused to block enforcement of a subpoena Monday for President Donald Trump’s tax returns by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, who is investigating hush money payments made by Trump’s personal lawyer to two women before the 2016 […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

What a Mortgage Prepayment Penalty Is and Who Has to Pay

October 4, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

Prepayment penalties are fees some lenders charge borrowers who pay off their loans early, refinance, or pay a substantial portion. In 2014, prepayment penalties became restricted from residential loans on owner-occupied property, with some exceptions. Prepayment penalties are sometimes charged […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court upholds net neutrality repeal but allows state regulations

October 3, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday allowed the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality repeal to stand but found that states may make their own net neutrality regulations. “Despite the Commission’s failure to […]