KBF Sales and Use Tax Newsletter – 3rd Quarter 2021

KBF’s quarterly newsletter updates clients on sales and use tax news, developments, and trends from around the country. For our third edition, we feature updates on the tax treatment of digital goods in certain states. Learn more about these developments by downloading the newsletter here.

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New KBF Director of Talent Acquisition

Please join us in welcoming our newest team member – April Dennis. April joins KBF in our newly created Director of Talent Acquisition role. Prior to joining KBF, April spent more than ten years with KPMG and joins us from their TA leadership team. Throughout her career, April has managed various HR programs and communication…

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2022 Partner Promotions

KBF CPAs LLP is pleased to announce the admission of Rob Buchan as an audit and advisory partner of our firm. With more than 15 years of public accounting experience, Rob has spent his entire career providing audit and advisory services to both public and private clients across a diverse range of industries. In his…

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Oregon-based Hemex Health receives funding for life-saving diagnostics device

Hemex Health has received the Innovation Award for its innovative portable diagnostics device which can help detect sickle cell, malaria, and other life-threatening diseases. Along with the Innovation Award, Hemex Health will receive funding from Oregon Lottery which funds programs and projects for Oregonians. This includes projects such as Oregon’s public schools, job creation, state…

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KBF Sales and Use Tax Newsletter – 2nd Quarter 2021

KBF’s quarterly newsletter updates clients on sales and use tax news, developments, and trends from around the country. For our second edition, we feature updates on how digital goods are defined in certain states as well as updates on economic nexus laws. Learn more about these developments by downloading the newsletter here.

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Oregon State Tax Updates

Oregon tax updates

Here are the latest news and updates on Oregon state and local tax.   New Pass-Through Business Alternative Income Tax Signed by Oregon Governor in July of 2021, S.B 727 establishes an elective pass-through entity (PTE) business alternative income tax based on the PTE’s distributive proceeds.  The newly established alternative PTE income tax, which is…

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KBF Manager Additions

Please join us in welcoming to KBF our new tax managers.   Tamara Ward – Senior Tax Manager Tamara joins KBF as a senior tax manager, based in Portland.  Prior to joining KBF, Tamara worked at Nike, focusing on global tax accounting and reporting and federal tax compliance.   Tamara will focus on assisting KBF clients with…

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KBF partners with Avalara to simplify tax compliance for SMEs

With frequent changes in tax law in different jurisdictions, it can be difficult for businesses to comply with various tax requirements. KBF CPAs recognizes this as an opportunity to address the challenges of a dynamic tax law environment. KBF’s solution is to partner with leading tax software Avalara to enhance KBF’s services, specifically helping small…

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KBF Manager and Director Additions

Please join us in welcoming to KBF our new tax managers and tax director.   Masa Ozaki – Tax Manager Masa joins KBF as a tax manager in the corporate tax services practice. Masa started his career in 2011 with KPMG in New York in the corporate Japanese tax practice and has a total of…

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Employee Retention Credit Extended and Expanded

President Joe Biden recently signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), considered to be one of the largest economic rescue packages in US history. Under the ARPA, the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) for small businesses is extended until December 2021. With this, the IRS issued detailed guidance for employers claiming the employee…

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