Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act of 2015 Signed into Law

On December 18th, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act of 2015- the PATH Act. The product of eleventh-hour negotiations between Congressional leaders and the White House, the legislation makes permanent many popular tax incentives for individuals and businesses, providing tax certainty for those who were annually concerned if tax benefits were going to be extended.

Congress Issues New Social Security Claiming Rules

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 has recently made changes to the “file and suspend” and “restricted application” social security benefits. These changes are some of the most significant changes to the benefits of social security in recent years.

Peter Stathopoulos Featured in Accounting Today

In a recent issue of Accounting Today, Peter Stathopoulos, who leads Bennett Thrasher’s State and Local Tax Practice, was featured in the magazine’s lead article about handling tax controversy cases before the IRS.

2015-2016 Tax Guide

Bennett Thrasher is pleased to announce the release of our 2015-2016 Tax Guide. The guide is intended to familiarize readers with recent key tax law changes and highlight certain tax savings opportunities.

Court of Appeals Decision Reached in Silverstein Appeal

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its decision on the appeal of developer Larry Silverstein’s company in the long-running World Trade Center litigation, reversing the District Court’s judgment that Silverstein was not entitled to further compensation.

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