NEW YORK CITY (April 5, 2022) — Kostelanetz & Fink is always innovating. This year, we took a detour from the traditional law firm summer associate approach, and invited a summer associate applicant, Ruth Schapiro, to join us during her second year of law school, as a Spring 2022 intern. As
Ian Weinstock was quoted in recent Forbes article entitled, “Increasing the Capital Gains Rate: Tax Planning in a Time of Flux.” Mr. Weinstock discusses the Biden administration’s proposed increase in the capital gains tax rate and what taxpayers should think about before selling their investments. The article quotes Mr. Weinstock
In a recent Bloomberg article entitled, “Tax Hikes on Rich Loom If Treasury Revives Hard Look at Estates,” Ian Weinstock weighed in on the new Biden administration’s potential priorities regarding stepped up audits of high-wealth individuals’ estate tax, gift tax and fiduciary income tax returns. As the article relates: “Policymakers
By: Ian Weinstock The CPA Journal March 2019 Edition The Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Form 114, the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts—colloquially known as FBAR— has become famous due to the huge potential penalties imposed on taxpayers whose failure to file is deemed to be willful.
By Ian Weinstock The CPA Journal March 2018 Edition When advising taxpayers or preparing returns, brightline rules are generally the easiest to explain and to handle. In contrast, tax outcomes that depend on facts and circumstances are inherently more difficult to evaluate. It is therefore a relief that many federal tax residency
By Ian Weinstock The CPA Journal August 2017 Edition Form 3520 is an information return for a U.S. person to report certain transactions with foreign trusts [as defined in Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 7701(a)(31)] or to report the receipt of certain foreign gifts or bequests. Full Article