IRS Rolls Out Online Tools for Tax Season

The IRS has rolled out a redesigned website with online tools to provide resources for tax season. The IRS news release is as follows:

With a surge of tax returns expected during the upcoming Presidents Day weekend, the Internal Revenue Service offers taxpayers several tips and time-saving resources to get

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Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Tax Provisions

President Trump signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, HR 1892, on February 9, 2018.  The Act contains several tax provisions.  Many are targeted to special situations (e.g., the excise tax on investment income of private universities is narrowed to only apply to universities with at least 500 tuition paying … Continue reading

JCT Summary of Federal Tax System in 2018

The Joint Committee on Taxation has issued a summary of the present law federal tax system as in effect in 2018.

The introduction is as follows:

This document, prepared by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (“Joint Committee staff”), provides a summary of the present-law Federal tax system

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Melissa Sprinkle

Melissa Sprinkle is a member of the Bryan Cave’s Private Client Group where she concentrates on fiduciary law, as well as tax and estate planning. She assists clients with their pre-death estate planning and wealth preservation, as well as with post-death trust and estate administration. Ms. Sprinkle also helps clients further … Continue reading

Kimberly E. Civins

A partner in the firm’s Private Client Practice Group, Kimberly Civins concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, trusts, tax exempt entities (including public charities and private foundations), transfer tax, business succession planning and federal and state regulation of bank trust departments. She also advises clients … Continue reading