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Member Spotlight: Morris N. Robinson

Member Spotlight

Morris is an experienced tax lawyer and Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of tax-law practice. He is the founder of M. Robinson & Company, P.C., Tax Law Specialists, a tax firm located in Boston’s financial district. Morris and his team solve complex financial problems that lie at the intersection of taxes, law, finance, and […]

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6 Tips For Creating A Simple Social Media Strategy

Strategy

Now that you realize the role social media plays in modern marketing, it is time to create a social media strategy that capitalizes on all the potential benefits this medium offers. With some preparation up front, it is entirely possible to develop a simple — but effective — social media strategy for your practice that […]

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Member Spotlight: Daniel H. Ruttenberg

Member Spotlight

Daniel H. Ruttenberg is a principal with the SmolenPlevy. He is a member of the Bar in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Maryland. Mr. Ruttenberg received his Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in Accounting and Finance from the […]

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AAA-CPA Membership Includes Valuable Discounts

Discounts

Professional organizations offer a number of membership perks for attorneys and CPAs, including networking opportunities, mentorships, the ability to earn continuing education credits and more. However, one of the benefits that often doesn’t get nearly as much recognition are the discounts offered for a variety of products and services needed to keep a practice running […]

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Federal Tax Update – April 2017

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INDIVIDUALS In Alexander v. Commissioner, TC Summary Opinion 2017-23, the Tax Court determined that a disbarred attorney who assisted a lawyer for payment had taxable compensation and did not receive a gift for the work done. In Hurford Investments No. 2, Ltd. v. Commissioner, Docket No. 23017-11, the Tax Court granted summary judgment to a […]

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Why Aspiring Lawyers Should Consider A CPA License

Consider

Becoming an attorney is no easy task: it requires an undergrad degree, gaining admission to law school by passing the LSAT, getting through three years of often tedious coursework with classes that have little room for error, and passing a state’s Bar exam,. However, law school graduates are having more and more trouble finding jobs, […]

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Member Spotlight: Jason B. Freeman

Member Spotlight

Mr. Freeman, a dual-credentialed attorney-CPA, author, law professor, and trial attorney, is the founding and managing member of Freeman Law, PLLC. He represents clients in litigation and disputes, with a particular focus on federal and state tax controversies, as well as white-collar and financial disputes, both civil and criminal. He also advises and assists clients […]

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The Rise of Social Media Marketing

Rise

While in its infancy social media was merely a tool for connecting family, friends, and old acquaintances, the role and significance it plays in our daily lives has evolved considerably over the past decade. The exponential growth and continuing updates to social platforms has created a marketing goldmine, with opportunities to reach and interact with […]

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Member Spotlight: Marilyn Barrett

Member Spotlight

Marilyn Barrett brings extensive experience, pragmatism and innovative thinking to help clients effectively solve difficult problems and negotiate favorable deals.    Marilyn helps clients resolve tax disputes with the IRS, FTB, and California tax agencies and execute their business transactions for the most effective tax and business result.   In recent months, Marilyn secured a favorable private […]

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Federal Tax Update – March 2017

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INDIVIDUALS In Malev v. Commissioner, Bench Opinion in Docket No. 1282-16S, the Tax Court determined that integrative medical care costs, otherwise known as “alternative” medicine, are deductible based on a subjective test of whether the individual believed that they may be effective at least where they are of the type that would not be routinely […]

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