Posted Feb 10 2016 12:00 PM by
As we enter another tax filing season, KSM’s Tax Services Group wanted to remind everyone of at least two tax scams that you may encounter: phone scams and phishing.
Posted Jan 7 2016 5:00 AM by
While the holiday season is still fresh, now is a good time to reflect on the recent flurry of passed and proposed legislative activity impacting the construction industry.
Posted Dec 31 2015 12:00 PM by
On July 31, 2015, the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 (the “Surface Transportation Act”) was signed into law. The Surface Transportation Act includes a wide variety of provisions.
Posted Dec 30 2015 5:00 AM by
With the 2016 filing season right around the corner, please be aware that substantial changes have occurred to Indiana personal property tax filings.
Posted Dec 21 2015 3:57 PM by
Friday, Dec. 18, President Obama signed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act). The PATH Act extends many popular tax provisions that expired at the end of 2014. Unlike the tax extenders legislation we have seen in the past couple of years, the PATH Act makes many provisions permanent, extends others through 2019, and extends several provisions through 2016.
Posted Dec 16 2015 12:00 PM by
Significant legislative changes were made to Indiana property taxes in 2015, many of which should be considered when planning for 2016. For a complete list of updates, view the property tax overview in KSM’s 2015 Legislative Update.
Posted Dec 7 2015 12:00 PM by
The New York Department of Taxation and Finance has updated Publication 420, a guide to the metropolitan commuter transportation mobility tax (MCTMT) to provide guidance on computing, reporting, and paying the MCTMT for tax years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2015.
Posted Dec 4 2015 12:00 PM by
The state of Indiana unveiled its Regional Cities Initiative earlier this year with great fanfare, and with good reason. At a price tag of $84 million, Indiana hopes that its underwriting of regional economic development efforts will pay big dividends towards sustainable economic development success.
Posted Nov 3 2015 12:00 PM by
Indiana’s “Tax Amnesty 2015” is underway and will run through Nov. 16, 2015. Similar to the amnesty program offered by Indiana in 2005, the program provides an opportunity for individuals and businesses to disclose and pay unreported taxes that were due and payable for a tax period ending before Jan. 1, 2013, in exchange for abatement of penalties, interest, and collection fees or costs that would have otherwise been imposed.
Posted Oct 30 2015 12:00 PM by
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) imposes new reporting requirements on those that provide – and those that are required to provide – minimum essential coverage for the upcoming filing season. Minimum essential coverage is the type of health insurance that individuals are required to have in order to avoid paying a tax penalty.