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President Signs Second COVID-19 Emergency-Aid Package, Extends Paid Leave to More Employees and Provides Employers With Tax Credits by Andreea Cioara, CPA


Posted on March 20, 2020 by Andreea Cioara-Schinas

On March 18, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), offering much needed relief to many American families and businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the provisions included in this second package of aid are the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“The Paid Sick Leave”) and the Emergency […]

The Law Governing Admissibility of Expert Witness Testimony in Florida – It’s Back to Daubert! by Richard S. Fechter, JD, CFE, CAMS


Posted on June 03, 2019 by Richard Fechter

The Florida Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion on May 23, 2019, reversing its decision seven months earlier in Delisle v. Crane, (Case No. SC16-2182) concerning Florida Statute Section 90.702 and the admissibility of expert witness testimony in the state. The court made a complete about face, rejecting the less rigorous Frye standard established […]

IRS Extends Employers’ Affordable Care Act Reporting Deadline, Provides Taxpayers with Relief when Filing 2017 Tax Returns by Adam Cohen, CPA


Posted on January 18, 2018 by Adam Cohen

Despite a repeal of the individual insurance mandate that is included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2018, U.S. taxpayers will still need to meet their 2017 Affordable Care Act reporting requirements on the tax returns they file this April. However, the IRS has reversed its earlier […]

3 Tax Tips for Gig Workers in the Sharing Economy by Richard Cabrera, JD, LLM, CPA


Posted on January 18, 2018 by Richard Cabrera

In today’s sharing economy, individuals need little more than an Internet connection to become self-made entrepreneurs. Thanks to platforms such as Uber, Airbnb, TaskRabbit and Upwork, there are countless opportunities for individuals to make money driving cars, renting out rooms or providing on-demand services, either as their primary source of income or as a side […]

Tax Reform for Real Estate Businesses and Investors by John G. Ebenger, CPA


Posted on January 17, 2018 by John Ebenger

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that overhauls the U.S. Tax Code represents new, often more-favorable tax treatment for real estate business owners and investors. However, the full benefit of these provisions will require careful evaluation and planning as the IRS catches up to the new law and provides technical guidance. Income Taxes for […]