Articles From Lumsden McCormick
Posted by Brian Kern on May 13, 2021
2020 brought disruption in droves. Among the many challenges that businesses have faced, the impacts on commercial real estate introduced a broad range of anomalies. The COVID-19 pandemic unexpectedly and immediately forced dramatic shifts in physical occupancy and utilization of office space as organizations scrambled to adapt.
Posted by Cory Van Deusen V on May 13, 2021
The New York state FY 2022 budget bill signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo on April 19 includes a provision that “decouples” certain state income tax benefits for qualified opportunity zone (QOZ) funds from those provided under federal tax law. The change is effective January 1, 2021.
Posted by Mark Stack on May 13, 2021
On April 19, 2021, Florida’s governor signed S.B. 50 into law, making Florida one of the last states to adopt economic nexus and marketplace facilitator rules for sales tax purposes since the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair.
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on May 13, 2021
If you’re trying to keep straight all of the tax proposals the Biden administration has recently announced, here’s a handy guide.
Posted by Angela Miles on May 13, 2021
Before the pandemic hit, the number of people engaged in the “gig” or sharing economy was growing and even more people turned to gig work during the pandemic to make up lost income. There are tax consequences for the people who perform these jobs.
Posted by Kelsey Weigel on May 13, 2021
Employee or independent contractor? That’s the question businesses ask when they bring on certain workers. Here are the basic rules to help keep you out of tax trouble.
Posted by Stephanie Wilkinson on May 13, 2021
It's not unusual for employers to learn the hard way about what is and isn't permissible when it comes to handling employees with disabilities. For many, learning comes when they are sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, but it doesn't have to be that way. Important lessons can be learned by monitoring recent cases brought by the agency.
Posted by Kevin Smeader on May 12, 2021
If you want your vacation home to qualify as a rental property for federal income tax purposes, you'll need to limit your personal use. But, as the COVID-19 pandemic lingers on, you may want to increase the time spent at your home-away-from-home, rather than rent it out to others.