Year-End Planning

November 29, 2016

As year-end approaches, our Tax Practice Group has compiled a list of action items to consider from our tax attorney perspective to align your business and, of course, save taxes. Actually, many of the items are important considerations throughout the year.   Traditional Tax Planning Tips and Considerations With President-Elect Trump expected to lower income… Read More

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Save-the-Date: Ohio State & Local Tax Conference November 10. Get this conference on your calendar before you forget!

August 26, 2016

Save-the-Date: Ohio State & Local Tax Conference November 10 Critical state and local tax updates in time for tax season! Don’t miss your chance to hear from Chief Counsel for the Ohio Department of Taxation, Matthew H. Chafin, to find out what the Ohio Department of Taxation has in store for next tax season, as… Read More

Supreme Court Allows Public Utility Status for Ohio Sales/Use Tax Purposes Even Though Air Carrier Did Not Have a “Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity”

August 25, 2016

In Epic Aviation, LLC v. Testa, the Court found that an air cargo carrier was entitled to public utility status, holding it met the common-carrier test for certain aspects of its business. Following prior Supreme Court precedent, this included providing regular package delivery services at reasonable and non-discriminatory prices according to pre-announced schedules. Therefore, purchases… Read More

Supreme Court Allows Public Utility Status for Ohio Sales/Use Tax Purposes Even Though Air Carrier Did Not Have a “Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity”

August 25, 2016

In Epic Aviation, LLC v. Testa, the Court found that an air cargo carrier was entitled to public utility status, holding it met the common-carrier test for certain aspects of its business. Following prior Supreme Court precedent, this included providing regular package delivery services at reasonable and non-discriminatory prices according to pre-announced schedules. Therefore, purchases… Read More

Ohio Supreme Court Affirms Personal Income Tax Assessment Even Though Tax Commissioner Never Affirmatively Supported Residency Status at Lower Administrative Level

August 25, 2016

In Krehnbrink v. Testa, the Taxpayer did not file an Ohio income tax return for the year at issue claiming all of his income had been earned outside of Ohio. The Tax Commissioner affirmed the assessment based upon lack of evidence as to non-Ohio income. There was no reference in the Tax Commissioner’s Final Determination… Read More

Buckingham Hosts Two Interns of Law and Leadership Institute

July 22, 2016

Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs LLC commenced its seventh year participating in the Law and Leadership Institute this July. The law firm hosted two high school interns, Juliette Streeter and John Fuller at its Akron office during this week-long program. The Law and Leadership Institute (LLI) is a collaborative pipeline diversity program involving the Ohio State… Read More

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