Marks Paneth Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Marks Paneth offers a variety of resources for learning more about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and its impact on individual and business tax planning. Tap into our tax professionals’ expertise and knowledge of the new tax law by accessing our webinars, news items and tax blogs below.

Events & Webinars

Qualified Opportunity Zones and Tax Credits


Engaging in Opportunity Zones


Everyone's (Still) Talking About Qualified Opportunity Zones

Wondering if Qualified Opportunity Zones are the right investment vehicle for your real estate business? Join Partners Abe Schlisselfeld and Michael Hurwitz from Marks Paneth's Real Estate Group as they examine how the newly...  READ MORE +

What Opportunity Zones Really Mean for Westchester Real Estate


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News & Insights

Philanthropy Isn’t Dead – An Update on Charitable Giving Post Tax Reform

People are willing to donate and not just because of the tax benefits. Magdalena M. Czerniawski, Tax Director in our Nonprofit, Government & Healthcare Group examines the impact of the...  READ MORE +

President Trump Signs Further Consolidated Appropriations Act Into Law

As expected, President Trump signed into law H.R. 1865 (The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020) on Friday, December 20, 2019. Two of the law’s provisions have a significant impact on...  READ MORE +

Bipartisan Support for Repeal of Tax on Nonprofit Transportation Benefits

A bipartisan tax relief proposal, which includes the repeal of the tax on transportation benefits, passed the U.S. House of Representatives on December 17, 2019 and is expected to be...  READ MORE +

Is it Time to Update Your Form 990 Compensation Study?

Considering both the “old” Form 990 and the new tax law, it’s time for organizations to review their policies for establishing compensation and also ensure that the basis for that...  READ MORE +

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In the News

What New Yorkʼs Corporate and Individual Taxpayers Need to Know in 2020

Partner Dannell R. Lyne represented Marks Paneth in the Crain’s New York Business roundtable discussion, “What New Yorkʼs Corporate and Individual Taxpayers Need to Know in 2020,” addressing the key...  READ MORE +

Tax Reform’s Impact on Family Office Trusts & Estate Planning Strategies

Laura LaForgia, Partner in the Private Client Services Group at Marks Paneth, discusses the impact of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act on family office trusts and estates planning strategies in...  READ MORE +

John Evans Featured in NJBIZ

April 30, 2019 John Evans, Partner-in-Charge of Marks Paneth’s New Jersey office, spoke with NJBIZ about this year’s tax filings in the wake of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...  READ MORE +

Responding to Regulatory and Organic Changes in the Middle-Market Landscape

Partner Ryszard Jania represented Marks Paneth in the Crain's New York Business roundtable discussion, "Responding to Regulatory and Organic Changes in the Middle-Market Landscape," where he explored ways in which...  READ MORE +

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Recent Blog Posts

It’s Time to End the Blacklisting of SSTBs from Section 199A

Tax policy changes, such as the Section 199A provision, would help remove barriers for small businesses operating during the COVID-19 crisis.  READ MORE +

Can You Speak Lender?

Matthew Hausman, Manager in our Real Estate Group, explains why understanding the disconnect between ITBA and GAAP is crucial to successfully structuring loan agreements and negotiating with lenders and financial...  READ MORE +

The Top Ten Issues Addressed by the Final Qualified Opportunity Zone Treasury Regulations

Earlier this month, the IRS and the Treasury Department gave taxpayers an early holiday present by issuing Final Treasury Regulations related to investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds. Partner Michael Hurwitz...  READ MORE +

New Draft Form 8997 and Qualified Opportunity Zone Regulatory Reform

On September 25, 2019, the IRS released another form in draft status: federal Form 8997 “Initial and Annual Statement of Qualified Opportunity Fund Investments.” It requires even more information to...  READ MORE +

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