Category Archives: Law Practice Advisory

Updates relevant to all of our New Haven, Fairfield and Litchfield County Law Practices and Solo Attorneys.

Deductible Alimony Becomes Non-deductible??

Recently released, TC Memo 2013-166, reiterates the power the tax law has, even over your divorce agreement. In Summary, the tax court held that a taxpayer cannot deduct a lump sum payment to his former spouse as alimony. The lump … Continue reading

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ATTENTION! FREE SMALL BUSINESS ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE!!

Let me start by saying I do not get any payment or any form of compensation for “endorsing” accounting software or anything like that, I am just an avid user of MANY different types and came across this and was … Continue reading

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Employee or independent contractor? Now an even bigger risk!

With unemployment on the rise, State labor departments are cracking down on the misclassifications of contractors that should in fact be employees as outlined by state law. State labor departments are now going one step further and working collaboratively with the IRS … Continue reading

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CT Sales Tax Increased to 6.35% 7/1/11!!

Effective 7/1/11 the CT sales tax has been increased to 6.35%!

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Is your luxury car deductible?

Answer: It depends Let us look at two court cases: In R.J. Denison, 36 TCM 1759 a securities investment advisor who operated as an S- Corporation was allowed his deductions for a chauffeured luxury automobile. However, in David M. Connelly … Continue reading

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