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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.

60th Annual Hawaii Tax Institute Conference

Caroline D. Ciraolo and Don Fort present on several panels at the 60th Annual Hawaii Tax Institute Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii on November 5-9. CLE credit is offered for this event. Monday, November 6 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm (HST): Don Fort participates in a panel titled “Understanding the Sandbox

IRS Announces Withdrawal Process for Employee Retention Credit Claims

The Internal Revenue Service has announced the much-anticipated procedures by which employers that applied for the Employee Retention Credit (“ERC”) can withdraw their claims. According to the IRS, many of the 3.6 million ERC claims filed are improper, due in part to misleading claims about the ERC program. Through the

ABA Tax Section’s Virtual 2023 Fall Tax Meeting

Kostelanetz attorneys will participate in a variety of panels and presentations at the ABA Tax Section’s Virtual 2023 Fall Tax Meeting on October 16-20, 2023. Tuesday, October 17, 2023 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Michael Sardar presents on International Tax Enforcement during the “Reports of Subcommittees on Important Developments” section

IRS Announces Immediate Moratorium on Processing ERC Claims

IRS Also Forecasts ERC Settlement Program On September 14, 2023, IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel ordered an immediate moratorium on the processing of Employee Retention Tax Credit (“ERC”) claims.  According to the IRS, the moratorium will be in place through at least December 31, 2023. The moratorium is the IRS’s boldest step