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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

08/10/2018

Focus on Taxation: Guidance Issued for the Pass-Through Entity Deduction – Section 199A


On August 9, 2018 the IRS released guidance on new Code Section 199A, commonly referred to as the “pass-through entity deduction”. Code Section 199A allows business owners to deduct up to 20% of their qualified business income (QBI) from partnerships, S corporations, trusts and sole proprietorships.

06/26/2018

Focus on State & Local Taxation: U.S. Supreme Court Overrules Physical Presence Standard


In the 5-4 decision of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., the Supreme Court of the United States ruled South Dakota’s economic nexus law constitutional. The decision has the potential to require online retailers and other remote sellers to collect and remit sales tax to states in which they do business, regardless of their physical presence within those states.

02/13/2018

Focus on Taxation: Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 - Tax Extenders


On February 9, President Trump signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 into law. The Act contains an extension of over 30 otherwise expired tax breaks. The following is a listing to the tax provisions extended by the Act through 2017 (unless otherwise noted).

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