Category Archives: Taxes

Reporting the Cost Of Healthcare On W2s

Are you scrambling to do your W2s at the last minute? Not to put any more pressure on you, but if you have 250 or more employees and didn’t see the joint memo by Stuart C. Harris, Sarah L. Bhagwandin, … Continue reading

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Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS) Year-End Considerations

UPDATE: The fiscal cliff bill renewed the 100% exclusion (subject to the generous cap) under Section 1202 for investments made from September 27, 2010 through the end of calendar year 2013. See here: http://www.startuplawblog.com/2013/01/01/fiscal-cliff-bill-would-renew-100-exlusion-for-qsb-stock-investments/ By Dan Wright Noncorporate investors who … Continue reading

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State Legislature Faced with More Difficult Budget Choices – Time for a Tax Increase?

By Lewis McMurran  Washington’s most recent revenue forecast for the current 2011-13 biennium was lowered once again.  The state legislature uses this quarterly forecast to craft their two year budget, which runs from July 1, 2011 until June 30, 2013.

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New, Higher Tax Proposals Floating Around Olympia

By Joe Wallin In 2010, Washington voters resoundingly rejected adopting an income tax (I-1098) on individuals earning more than $200,000 per year, or couples earning more than $400,000. However, the issue is once again potentially alive. Tucked deep in Governor Gregoire’s … Continue reading

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DOR: Raiding the Seat Cushions

By Garry Fujita Just like every state and municipality in the nation, Washington State is struggling to shore up what seems to be a dwindling revenue stream due to lower property values, fewer business transactions, fewer working people paying taxes, … Continue reading

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