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Best Law Firms’ 2024 List Recognizes Kostelanetz for Tax, White-Collar, Commercial Litigation, and Trusts & Estates “Excellence”

NEW YORK (November 2, 2023) — Kostelanetz LLP has been recognized for its “professional excellence” in all of our firm’s primary practice areas — Tax Law; Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Commercial Litigation; and Trusts & Estates — by the 2024 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. The 2024 U.S.

Navigating ERC Tax Audits and Investigations: Part One

By Christopher M. Ferguson CCH Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure Fall 2023, Volume 25, Issue 3 Over the past three and a half years, countless businesses have availed themselves of the Employee Retention Credit (“ERC”), a tax credit intended to incentivize businesses to retain employees during the height of

Christopher Ferguson Moderates A Panel Titled “Employee Retention Credit Audits And Investigations – The Tsunami Is Coming” At The 2023 NYU Tax Controversy Forum

On June 8, 2023, Christopher Ferguson moderates a panel titled “Employee Retention Credit Audits and Investigations – The Tsunami is Coming” at the 2023 NYU Tax Controversy Forum. Description: ​Claims for Employee Retention Credits (“ERCs”) have proliferated exponentially. Almost everyone has seen a commercial or received a text or email

What CPAs Need To Know About Employee Retention Credit Fraud

By Christopher M. Ferguson and David Taylor The CPA Journal March/April 2023 Most taxpayers have likely received a solicitation recently claiming that they may be entitled to thousands of dollars in employee retention tax credits. The solicitations involve the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), a payroll tax credit created by the