Recently, the state of Ohio Department of Taxation has been ramping up notices sent to companies selling produce in Ohio encouraging compliance with the Commercial Activity Tax (CAT).  The tax is not new. We covered it here in 2015. At that time, the state’s tax on out of state shippers was vindicated by the Ohio Supreme Court. Fast forward to 2018, when the U.S.

Jason Resnick

The Biden Administration has signaled an intent to offset costs for the infrastructure plan in part through increased tax liabilities on America’s farming operations. While it is perhaps now more important than ever to maintain estate tax exemptions for farmers to keep family farms in business to keep feeding this nation, we cannot reduce the protections provided through the step-up in basis.

Jonathan Sarager

Yesterday, the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor announced that small and midsize employers – defined as businesses with fewer than 500 employees – can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to their employees.

Cory Lunde



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