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Tax Compliance & Consulting Services

Our proactive, creative and sophisticated tax expertise, combined with our objective of forming and maintaining personal, long-term relationships with our clients, are hallmarks that distinguish RubinBrown.

We provide comprehensive tax services in such areas as tax consulting, tax reporting and tax controversies. Our team has both the education and the experience to provide meaningful answers to tax issues.

We work with our clients to provide tax planning opportunities integrated with business operations to contain or reduce tax function costs, and integrate bottom line results through tax savings and added value.

Long-term strategic solutions for tax savings and compliance are identified along with short-term improvement to the bottom line.

Clients also benefit from our tax research and consulting services related to everyday needs as well as specific transactions such as mergers and acquisitions.

In today’s changing competitive environment, it is not enough to be skilled in taxation. You should expect that from us. It is ingenuity, versatility and creativity, which distinguish us as "entrepreneurial professionals" rather than merely tax preparers.

When you need the ability to handle federal, state, local and international tax issues, RubinBrown has the experience in areas that are unique to you and your business.

The RubinBrown Tax Services Group provides customized services as follows:

  • Individual, corporate and partnership tax planning
  • S Corporations
  • State and local income and sales/use taxes
  • Reorganizations
  • Consolidated tax returns
  • Tax-exempt organizations
  • Tax forecasts and projections
  • Estate and trust planning
  • Gift and contribution planning
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Business succession through Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)
  • IRS, state, sales/use tax examinations
  • State nexus review and planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Credits and incentives planning


Focus on Taxation: Certain Entertainment Expenses May be Fully Deductible

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act modified the rules relating to the deductibility of entertainment expenses. In general, entertainment expenses are not deductible under 274(a).


Focus on Taxation: Extension of Certain Expiring Provisions

On December 17, 2019, the House of Representatives passed the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019 (H.R. 1865), with the expectation that the bill will quickly be passed in the Senate and signed into law by the President. As part of the legislation, Congress agreed to reinstate several popular tax breaks that expired at the end of 2017, in most cases through the end of 2020.


Focus on Taxation: Changes to Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code

The IRS recently published proposed regulations that would further reduce a corporation’s already-limited ability to utilize its net operating loss (NOL), credits and interest expense carryforwards after an ownership change.

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