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Two Illinois Amnesty Programs are Arriving in October: HMB Addresses the ChangesAugust 19, 2019State and Local Tax
Starting October 1st, 2019, two new Amnesty programs will arrive in Illinois. One will cover all taxes administered by the Department of Revenue. The other program will cover franchise taxes. …
News
Marilyn Wethekam Discusses How Old Tax Language Should be Amended for Modern TechnologyAugust 12, 2019State and Local Tax
State and local governments are trying to apply older tax laws to modern technologies such as streaming services. This one-size-fits-all ideology of the decades-old regulations leaves the law on shaky …
In The news
Breen Schiller Discusses the Possible Ramifications of Kansas' New Remote Seller TaxAugust 7, 2019State and Local Tax
The Kansas Department of Revenue will require remote sellers to collect and remit tax on sales starting October 1st. This change has small businesses worried. The change could mean a loss …
In The news
Nathan E. Delman Joins HMB Legal Counsel Expanding Bankruptcy PracticeAugust 6, 2019Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights
CHICAGO, IL – HMB Legal Counsel, a preeminent provider of legal services in business and finance, litigation, trusts and estates, real estate, state and local taxes and bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ …
News Release
Aaron Hammer and Rick Rein present "Hot Topics in Cross Border Restructurings" - 9/17/19August 16, 2019Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights
9/17/19 Offices of Gowling WLG LLP Toronto, Canada Aaron Hammer and Rick Rein present “Hot Topics in Cross Border Restructurings” at the Offices of Gowling WLG LLP on September 17th. The discussion will …
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Fred Marcus and Marilyn Wethekam present "Frankel Award Recipients Discuss Frankel Issues Frankly!" at COST's 50th Annual Meeting - 10/24/19August 16, 2019State and Local Tax
10/24/19 JW Marriott Washington, DC Fred and Marilyn will co-present with fellow Paul Frankel Award recipients at COST’s 50th annual meeting. Over his long career, Paul Frankel, the “Godfather of COST”, spearheaded a number …
Events
Fred Marcus Presents "Today in Taxes" at New York University's 37th Institute on State and Local Taxation - 12/17/19August 16, 2019State and Local Tax
12/17/19 Grand Hyatt New York on 42nd Street New York City, NY New York University’s 37th Institute on State and Local Taxation Fred Marcus will present “Today in Taxes” at New York University’s 37th …
Events
David A. Hughes Presents "State and Local Tax Issues in Corporate M&A Transactions" at Tax Strategies 2019 - 11/15/19August 16, 2019State and Local Tax
11/15/19 Tax Strategies 2019 Hotel Allegro Chicago, IL David Hughes will present “State and Local Tax Issues in Corporate M&A Transactions” for Practising Law Institute at Tax Strategies 2019 on November 15th, 2019. The …
Events
Marilyn Wethekam Published in State Tax Notes - To Share Tax Information or Not Is the QuestionAugust 6, 2019State and Local Tax
Disclosing tax return information has always been a dicey topic. Under the guise of transparency, there have been several proposals by tax advocates over the years to disclose tax information. …
Articles
David Machemer Published in Journal of State Taxation - The Lessor’s Burden: Tax Challenges for Illinois Equipment LeasingAugust 6, 2019State and Local Tax
Illinois’ tax treatment of leases is an anomaly when compared to most other jurisdictions.[1] The general rule in most jurisdictions is to impose sales tax on the receipts collected from …
Articles
As Reports of Hacking and Wire Fraud/BEC Scams Increase, Here's What You Can Do to PrepareJune 12, 2019Technology
Business Email Compromise (“BEC”) is a scam perpetrated by cyber criminals to attack businesses that first began to be tracked and reported by the FBI in 2013. BEC typically consists …
Client Alert
Illinois Legislative Update: What You Need to KnowJune 7, 2019
As you may be aware, the Illinois legislature recently completed its 2019 legislative session. This session was particularly productive from a tax legislation perspective and we would like to update …
Client Alert
International Asset Recovery
Second Circuit in Madoff Enables Trustee To Recover Under Bankruptcy Code For Fraudulent Transfers Initially Sent Offshore from the U.S.February 28, 2019
On February 25, 2019, the Second Circuit in the Madoff liquidation decided that Sections 548 and 550 of the Bankruptcy Code can be applied extraterritorially to recover fraudulent transfers. There, …
International Asset Recovery
Employers Beware: The Cannabis Laws, They Are A-Changin'February 26, 2019
Of course, laws are changing all the time. But with medical marijuana laws being enacted in states around the country at a quick pace, the list of shifting rights and …
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