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Jeff A. Kieckhafer

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Webinar | Global Growth Opportunities in a Changing Corporate Landscape

By KBF Editorial | November 10, 2020

CCW/Crowe and KBF CPAs invite you to join us for this internationally-focused webinar to learn about the strategies we are seeing our clients employ as they seek to grow their revenue and expand their footprint in markets outside of the US. We will cover a range of topics, with a focus on the EMEA and APAC regions.

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Multnomah County Voters Reject Metro Payroll Tax; Approve Universal Preschool Measure

By KBF Editorial | November 9, 2020

Portland-area voters rejected the Metro Council’s payroll tax on employers (Measure 26-218). The measure failed by a 57% to 43% margin. Conversely, Multnomah Country approved…

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New California small business hiring credit for 2020. Especially attractive for restaurants and retail industries

By KBF Editorial | October 28, 2020

Small businesses are able to get a nonrefundable credit of $1,000 for each net full time equivalent employee addition. The total credit can range from…

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KBF Adds Debbie Spyker to its Employment Tax Services Practice

By KBF Editorial | October 27, 2020

Please join us in welcoming Debbie Spyker to KBF. Debbie is joining KBF as an Employment Tax Services Consultant where she will focus on growing…

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Current COVID-19 Related Tax Guidance for Oregon, Washington, and California

By KBF Editorial | October 16, 2020

Working remotely has become the new normal for many employees on the West Coast. Although many employees enjoy the convenience of working remotely, both employees…

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European Commission Appeals Apple’s Major “State Aid” Tax Victory

By KBF Editorial | October 5, 2020

Earlier this summer, Apple won a $15 billion State Aid case related to its Irish operations. This decision was rendered by the EU’s lower court. In…

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Accounting for Income Taxes – A Path Towards Simplicity – ASU 2009-06

By KBF Editorial | September 29, 2020

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) establishes financial accounting and reporting standards for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations that follow Generally Accepted Accounting…

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Executive Order Allows Tax Deferral of Social Security Tax for Employees

By KBF Editorial | September 4, 2020

On August 9, 2020, President Trump signed an executive order that allows for the deferral of withholding, deposits, and payments of the employee portion of…

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KBF Adds Priyanka Shah to its CTS Practice

By Mike Parrott | September 2, 2020

Please join us in welcoming Priyanka Shah to KBF. We are excited to announce the addition of Priyanka Shah, Tax Manager, to KBF in the…

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Supreme Court Denies Review of Tax Breaks for Big Tech Companies in Altera but the Controversy Continues

By KBF Editorial | August 27, 2020

The Supreme Court denied a petition of certiorari in Altera v. Commissioner on June 22, 2020, a closely followed case from the Ninth Circuit concerning…

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KBF Adds Jie Shao to its CTS Practice

By Mike Parrott | August 26, 2020

Please join us in welcoming Jie Shao to KBF. Jie Shao is joining KBF as an International Tax Director, where she will be focused on…

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Proposed Reliance Regulations on Disallowed Transportation and Commuting Expenses

By KBF Editorial | August 12, 2020

Background As amended by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) Section (“Sec.”) 274(a)(4) disallows deductions for the expense of any…

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