Strauss Troy Attorney Mark Berliant Celebrates 30 Years as a Best Lawyer®

Strauss Troy Attorney Mark Berliant is celebrating his 30th year of being named among The Best Lawyers in America© 2014. Mark practices in the areas of real estate development, federal estate and gift taxation, probate and family planning, and succession. He began his career as a Tax Trial Attorney for the Internal Revenue Service. Mark …Read More

Important Employer Benefits Withholding Changes Take Effect September 16For Married Same Sex Couples

As of September 16, 2013, employers must treat lawfully married same sex couples as married for purposes of withholding and benefits. Individuals may amend their open tax returns (generally 2010 through 2012) to change their filing status if validly married during that year. Individuals may file for a refund of any taxes paid on “imputed …Read More

Ten Strauss Troy Attorneys Recognized By Best Lawyers®

Ten Strauss Troy attorneys have been named among The Best Lawyers In America©. Based solely on peer review, being selected by Best Lawyers® is a significant honor. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers® lists have been regarded worldwide as the most trustworthy, unbiased source for legal referrals. “Year after year, a large group of our attorneys are named Best Lawyers®,” …Read More

Supreme Court Ruling On Spousal Rights Raises More Benefits Questions For Employers

Guidance Needed From Federal Agencies The Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor finding Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) unconstitutional has implications in many facets of law beyond domestic relations. That Section of DOMA defined “spouse” as “only a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or wife” …Read More

Joy Hall Appointed To Tax Institute Planning Committee

  Strauss Troy Attorney Joy Hall has been appointed to the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Southwestern Ohio Tax Institute planning committee. Each year, the Tax Institute holds a first-rate Continuing Legal Education (CLE) conference featuring locally and nationally-noted tax experts. The 54th annual Southwestern Ohio Tax Institute will be held December 6-7, 2013 at the Cincinnati …Read More

IRS: Here’s Form 4868 To File An Extension On Your Taxes And Other Last Minute Tips From Attorney Joy Hall

[st_joy_hall]   If you need to file an extension for your taxes, you will need IRS Tax Filing Extension Form 4868. Watch Strauss Troy Tax Attorney Joy Hall’s Interview on Fox19 Morning News on how to avoid the top four tax problems.

Last Minute Tax Tips From Attorney Joy Hall On Fox19

  On Fox19 News this morning, Strauss Troy Tax Attorney Joy Hall shared the four most common tax problems and how to file for an extension. 1. Making mistakes on your tax forms 2. Failing to file your forms at all 3. The dreaded tax audit 4. The IRS makes a mistake If you need …Read More

Attorney Joy Hall Talks Taxes On Fox19 Morning News

[st_joy_hall] FOX19.com-Cincinnati News, Weather Attorney Joy Hall was a recent guest on Fox19’s morning news. During her discussion with Anchor Rob Williams, Joy helped decipher the impact of the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act, the benefits of tax planning, and the assistance she can offer individuals and businesses looking to get back into the IRS system. Joy Hall can provide …Read More

How The 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act
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Impacts Your Estate Planning

The 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act Has Some Major Changes That May Affect Your Estate Plan While many articles describe the 2012 Act changes as “permanent,” I’m a bit more cynical. I never assume that anything is “permanent” where Congress and the Internal Revenue Code are concerned. This is especially true when major players in the …Read More

TAXMAGEDDON
What You Must Do Now In 2012
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To Avoid Uncertainty In 2013

By now, you have no doubt heard about the looming “fiscal cliff.” However, there is another threat on the horizon that has an even more immediate impact… “Taxmageddon.” Taxmageddon is the term being used for the increase in marginal income tax and capital gains tax rates effective in 2013. Low tax rates enacted in 2001 …Read More