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How Does the King v. Burwell Decision Affect the Affordable Care Act?

Closeup of a doctor holding a tablet computer with a chalkboard screen with the words Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Man is unrecognizable.

The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a key victory, upholding the tax credits that allow many low-income Americans to purchase health care insurance in states where the federal government is running the insurance marketplace. These tax credits, available to Americans with household incomes between 100% and 400% of the federal poverty line, operate as a …

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Nonprofit Hospitals Face Additional Regulatory Burdens in Financial Assistance and Debt Collection

Roughly 60 percent of hospitals nationwide either have received or are seeking tax-exempt status under the United States Treasury Department (Treasury) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules and regulations. With new final rules and regulations adopted by the Treasury and the IRS effective December 29, 2014, nonprofit hospitals (referred to in the Federal Register as …

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Tax Issues in Divorce: Real Estate Itemization Credits

With the April 15th tax filing deadline quickly approaching, I am beginning to see an increase of the tax-related issues arise in my client’s cases.  The right of either of the parties to claim itemized deductions associated with the real estate taxes and mortgage interest paid on the marital residence is a frequent issue of …

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February 2015 State Tax Credit and Incentive Update

This is the second in a monthly series outlining updates in state tax credits and incentives, including legislative, gubernatorial and case law updates. While we recognize that tax credits and incentives are often criticized by some tax policy experts, they are a reality in today’s competitive business environment with states competing with each other for …

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The Individual Taxpayer Implications of the Tax Extenders in H.R. 5771

Every year for the past several years, Congress has passed a series of what are referred to as “tax extenders” – reinstatements of tax deductions and credits that have expired before the current tax year. It did so again in 2014, renewing several key tax breaks for individuals that apply exclusively to the 2014 tax year. …

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