Tax

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Nov 15 - 5:02pm

The Tarrant Appraisal District continues to struggle through a new $2 million software system and criticism over leadership, but Chief Appraiser Jeff Law has powerful allies.

Story and photography by Yamil Berard At the Sept. 16 meeting of the board of directors of the Tarrant Appraisal District, a proud chief appraiser began the 9 a.m. discussion by notifying his bosses that his office had won a big award. TAD Chief Appraiser Jeffery D. Law compared the award to...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Jul 15 - 3:12pm

By Brian Mitchell Whitley Penn, LLP Fort Worth Chapter, Texas Society of CPAs When considering the expansion of your operations outside the United States, a number of tax, business, legal, and regulatory issues should be addressed in advance to ensure the overall objectives of the expansion...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 Jul 15 - 3:01pm

By Steve Peglar The WhitneySmith Co. Non-union shops should be wary of the National Labor Relations Act in writing policies Texas is certainly not known as a hotbed of union activity, but even those organizations without union representation in their workforces should be aware that the way...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 May 17 - 4:41pm

Cost segregation continues to provide cash flow for real estate.

By David DeGrand Cost segregation studies are an established tax strategy available to owners of commercial and residential real estate. Yet, cost segregation remains one of the more underutilized tax strategies available. With the increase in new building construction, properties exchanging hands...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Nov 10 - 4:22pm

IRS looks at curtailing valuation discounts in wealth transfers and expects to issue word this fall.

By Kelly Hein, Rylander, Clay & Opitz, LLP For decades, wealthy individuals have engaged in estate planning transactions to pass their accumulated wealth to their desired heirs and avoid imposition of federal estate taxes. An important item in the toolkit of estate planners is the...