(co-presenter) Annual State Tax Meeting, Detroit and Western Michigan Chapters of the Tax Executives Institute, East Lansing, Mich.
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants: Management Information & Business Show
Real Property Trusts and Estates Section of the American Bar Association
Family Wealth Alliance 2021 Fall Forum
ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law
The firm also earned 30 Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings across its Ann Arbor, Chicago, Dallas, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. offices.
Eight Schiff Hardin practice areas earned a National Tier 1 ranking on the 2016 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list.
The Super Lawyers selection methodology includes a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area, and independent research on candidates.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named to the 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
Transactional Tax Practice Adds Depth to Firm’s M&A, Private Equity, and Finance Capabilities
Schiff Hardin announced today that the firm earned top recognition for its marquee practices nationally and in key markets in the 2018 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”
Schiff Hardin announced today that the firm has received 40 top-tier rankings and national recognition for its premier practices in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”
Partners Joanne Faycurry and Suzanne Wahl have been included in the 2019 Michigan Women’s Edition Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for the fifth consecutive year.
Schiff Hardin LLP advised Wintrust Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: WTFC) on the recent completion of three bank and financial institution acquisitions.
Schiff Hardin LLP announced today that the firm has received 45 top-tier rankings and national recognition for its premier practices in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 59 attorneys have been listed in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with six attorneys also being named a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of practice and location.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Olga Bogush has been appointed to Practice Group Leadership in Tax & Wealth Services by TerraLex, a global network of law firms and attorneys.
Schiff Hardin LLP has received 46 top-tier rankings in the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” nationally recognizing the firm’s premier practices.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named to the Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2020.
Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that Partners Joanne Faycurry and Suzanne Wahl have been included in the 2020 Michigan Women’s Edition Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for the sixth consecutive year.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Susan Bart served as one of the compiling editors for the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Pocket Tax Tables guide.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named to the Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2021.
Schiff Hardin LLP has received 39 top-tier rankings in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” nationally recognizing the firm’s premier practices.
Schiff Hardin represented its long-standing client Tuthill Corporation, in the sale of its Tuthill Vacuum and Blower Systems division to Ingersoll Rand Inc. for $184 million dollars, completed January 31, 2021.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce it has joined the Japan America Society of Michigan and Southwestern Ontario, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the ties of friendship between the Japanese, American, and Canadian people in the Greater Detroit and Windsor area.
The State of Alabama is now enforcing a regulation that directly challenges a cornerstone of state sales tax law and policy.
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal challenging Colorado’s use tax notification statute. This decision could inspire other states to impose similar notification requirements on out-of-state vendors.
As of April 1, 2016, the Illinois Department of Revenue adopted regulations that clarify when a seller must collect sales tax on shipping and delivery charges.
In this article, we explain what constitutes a qualified appraisal and identify some pitfalls to avoid.
FinCEN’s New Rules on Customer Due Diligence are not only significant in substance and scope, but will also require a substantial investment in time and money as covered financial institutions prepare to implement the new (fifth) pillar for an AML program in time for required compliance on May 11, 2018.
Most businesses know that the tax code generally allows them to deduct from income all “ordinary and necessary” expenses incurred in running the business.
The IRS’s power to obtain documents, electronically stored information, and even sworn testimony has often been likened to the broad investigative power of a grand jury.
The destruction caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and the wildfires in California have led to an outpouring of charitable gifts and donations.
The final tax reform bill expected to pass this week not only curtails the deduction for state and local income taxes and property tax, but also eliminates individuals’ ability to claim an itemized deduction by prepaying their 2018 state and local income taxes in 2017.
The President signed into law the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Action of 2017 last week, which provides tax incentives for those making charitable contributions to assist in the relief efforts underway in areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
The IRS published guidance yesterday that may limit individuals’ ability to deduct prepayments in 2017 of real property tax not assessed until 2018 or later.
The rules for auditing partnership income tax returns will change radically beginning in 2018.
U.S. House and Senate Republicans have reached a deal that reconciles the differences between the House and Senate tax reform plans, paving the way for a final vote next week and final passage of tax reform by Christmas.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury plans to withdraw proposed regulations issued in August 2016 that would have narrowed or eliminated taxpayers’ ability to claim valuation discounts on transfers of interests in family-controlled entities.
In December 2017, Congress passed major changes to the tax laws.
Recently, one particular news release has sparked much confusion: the one that says the IRS thinks taxpayers cannot deduct prepaid 2018 property taxes on their 2017 tax returns.
With its decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, the U.S. Supreme Court substantially eliminated the distinction between brick-and-mortar business and e-commerce, for purposes of state laws obligating sellers to collect and remit sales taxes.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) will dramatically change the tax treatment of income from many partnerships, limited liability companies, and S corporations.
The IRS and Treasury Department issued proposed regulations that explain how investors can take advantage of the statute’s unique opportunity for deferral and exclusion of capital gains taxes by investing in designated distressed communities or QOZs.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a case that could fundamentally reshape the rules concerning collection of sales tax on out-of-state sales.
At first glance, one might conclude that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair would have an immediate impact only on those out-of-state vendors that sell goods and services into South Dakota.
Tax returns filed in 2019 are the first to fall under the new regulations of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Read more about our coverage on tax reform and its effects on businesses and individuals.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, estimated to cost more than $2 trillion dollars, contains multiple tax-related provisions intended to offer relief to both businesses and individuals. Here we outline key provisions of which businesses and individuals should be aware.
The U.S. House of Representatives earlier today passed H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, in a 417-1 bipartisan vote.
On March 19, 2020, as part of the State of Illinois' efforts to combat disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Illinois Department of Revenue announced that it is waiving for two months all penalties and interest that would be imposed on late payments by registered Illinois retailers operating small eating and drinking establishments for sales tax liabilities that are due for the February, March, and April 2020 reporting periods.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced today that individual taxpayers can defer federal tax payments of up to $1 million for 90 days.
The IRS released Notice 2020-17 on March 18, 2020, formalizing the relief announced the previous day by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, which extended the time to pay certain taxes by 90 days.
Late on Friday, the IRS formalized U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s announcement earlier in the day regarding the extension of the tax filing deadline to July 15 by issuing Notice 2020-18, which contains several important clarifications.
On April 30, the IRS released guidance providing that Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan borrowers may not deduct costs that are paid for with loan proceeds that are forgiven under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Earlier this week, the IRS released updates on the status of its operations as the COVID-19 outbreak continues and also on the IRS’s new People First Initiative. In addition, Illinois extended its tax filing and payment deadline (but not the deadline to make estimated tax payments) to match the IRS July 15 deadline.
Earlier today, the U.S. Senate passed a bill appropriating additional funding to the Paycheck Protection Program, which ran out of funds in the middle of last week. The House is expected to pass the measure on Thursday, after which President Trump is expected to sign it into law.
In a tweet this morning, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that the IRS is extending the tax filing deadline from April 15 to July 15.
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) allows employers with fewer than 500 employees to claim refundable tax credits to offset the cost of providing COVID-19-related paid sick and family leave to employees, including leave taken by employees to receive or recover from COVID-19 vaccinations.
On June 1, 2021, the Illinois General Assembly passed S.B. 2017, implementing the State of Illinois budget for the 2022 fiscal year, which Governor J.B. Pritzker is expected to sign. The bill includes several material changes to Illinois state taxes affecting many businesses.
Many corporations, limited liability companies, and other similar entities will soon be required to disclose their beneficial owners to the United States government.
On April 1, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to solicit comments from the public on issues relevant to the implementation of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA). The CTA was enacted into law as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021.
On June 8, the Michigan legislature, in an overwhelming bipartisan vote, passed two bills providing for exemptions from the state’s sales and use tax for certain personal protective equipment and supplies (PPES).
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