Steven G. Horn

Sweeping Tax Overhaul Will Affect Almost Everyone

The House-Senate Conference Committee revealed their agreed-upon tax reform package late on Friday, December 15th. As we write this, the Act has not yet become law, but we expect the House and Senate to separately pass it quickly and send it to President Trump shortly thereafter. While the devil... Read more

What We Know and Don’t Know about the Tax Bill

As you may have heard, the prospects for a major year-end tax reform bill reaching the President’s desk improved significantly when the Senate passed its amended version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act late Friday night (December 1). The final vote, 51 to 49, followed a daylong cliffhanger involving who... Read more

IRS Confirms October Deadline for Conservation Easement Disclosures

The IRS recently designated certain donations of conservation easements and substantially similar transactions as “listed transactions.” The IRS requires special disclosures for listed transactions but the agency had postponed the deadline for implementing the disclosure requirements. We had hoped the new Administration would help convince the IRS to reverse... Read more