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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: IRS Provides Guidance on Employee Parking Provisions of New Tax Law

On December 10, 2018, the IRS issued long-awaited guidance on the application of one of the new tax provisions added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Section 274(a)(4). This provision under the Act is effective January 1, 2018. Notice 2018-99 provides guidance for taxable entities on how to compute the non-deductible amounts related to parking provided to employees under IRC Section 274(a)(4).


Focus on Taxation: Employers May Qualify for Tax Credits for Paid Family and Medical Leave

The 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act grants employers who voluntarily offer qualifying employees up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave annually, a tax credit for a portion of wages paid in 2018 and 2019. In order to be eligible for the credit, the employer’s written policy containing specific language must be in place before the leave is taken.


Focus on R&E Tax Credits: New Tax Law Increases the Benefit of the Research & Experimentation Tax Credit

The Credit for Increasing Research Activities, also referred to as the “R&E”, “R&D” or “Research” tax credit, incentivizes companies to invest in people and technology that can lead to growth in revenues and profitability, as well as promote job retention and expansion. The credit focuses on three types of qualifying expenditures: wages, supply costs and contract research.

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