Don’t Let a Tax Problem Ruin your Life

A lot of problems arise when you face legal issues with your taxes. But the biggest problem is getting stuck in the mindset that you can’t do anything about it. Bay Area Tax Attorney Steve Moskowitz has tragically witnessed this first hand: once representing a widow whose husband committed suicide,...

How Can I Tell a Good Lawyer From All the Rest?

The stereotypical depiction of the slimy cut-throat lawyer may leave you hesitant to place your trust in one of the legal experts when the time comes. A good lawyer is someone that will do for you what he or she would do for himself/herself. Someone who cares, knows what they...

What if I Have a Foreign Bank Account?

A lot of people have foreign income and assets such as foreign bank accounts. Some people have accounts from living in previous countries, some people unknowingly inherit them and some people accidentally gain them through marriage. Bay Area Tax Attorney Steve Moskowitz explains what you need to know on the...

How to Apply Casualty Loss Tax Deductions in the Wake of Disaster

Bay Area Tax Attorney Steve Moskowitz informed KGO about the special tax benefits available to victims of the California wildfires. Those with homes or businesses located in the federally declared “disaster areas” can deduct their 2017 casualty losses not reimbursed by insurance at their option of either their (current year)...

Extended IRS Deadlines for Disaster Victims

Bay Area Tax Attorney Steve Moskowitz informed KGO about the extended IRS deadlines for victims of the California wildfires. The Internal Revenue Service is extending the deadline for previously extended tax returns, originally due Oct. 16, 2017, to Jan. 21 2018, in addition to pushing back certain other payment due...

How Commercial Building Depreciation Can Work in Your Favor

Bay Area Tax Attorney Steve Moskowitz informed KGO about a tremendous tax benefit of which commercial real estate owners can take advantage. Moskowitz explains that Cost Segregation is an application by which property (property for business) owners can accelerate depreciation and reduce the amount of taxes owed. This savings generates...

Tips for Victims of Disaster Before Contacting Insurance Companies

Tips for victims of disaster before contacting insurance companies Bay Area Tax Attorney Steve Moskowitz explained to KGO why it is essential that victims have an experienced attorney and appraiser when filing claims with their insurance company in the wake of a natural disaster. According to Moskowitz, insurance companies will...

California Disaster Recovery and Taxes

Bay Area Tax Attorney Steve Moskowitz explained a tax mechanism implemented by the government that can benefit California wildfire victims. He explained casualty losses and involuntary conversion, how to get your tax refund faster, and other tax relief offered to victims of the fires. The IRS is currently providing relief...
1 2 3