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Business Tax Law

The Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. Tax Law attorneys provide comprehensive tax planning, preparation, and compliance services to individuals and businesses in all areas of taxation, including individual, partnership and corporate income tax, gift and estate taxes, employment and payroll taxes, sales, use and excise taxes, and property taxes. Our attorneys regularly represent clients before local and national offices of the Internal Revenue Service, the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance and other state revenue departments, local tax assessors and boards of review, as well as various state and federal courts, including the U.S. Tax Court.

The firms counsels clients with respect to tax structures for proposed and existing businesses, including the choice between incorporation or the formation of limited liability companies or partnerships and the relative advantages and disadvantages of “S” Corporation status versus taxation as a “C” Corporation. Our tax law attorneys plan tax-advantaged sales or acquisitions of businesses and other property, including tax-free reorganizations and like-kinds exchanges. The firm also structures tax-advantaged limited liability companies, joint ventures and partnerships, organizes and obtains tax-exempt status for non-profit organizations and advises non-profit organizations.

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Business Tax Law Attorneys

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Dean R. Einck (319) 365-9461
William S. Hochstetler (319) 731-2324
Don L. Johnson (319) 365-9461
Jonathan C. Landon (319) 365-9461
Michael O. McDermott (319) 365-9461
Dennis J. McMenimen (319) 731-2302
Gary J. Streit (Chair) (319) 731-2316
Sarah C. Thielen (319) 365-9461

Articles & Insights: Business Tax Law

Our attorneys publish articles and alerts on relevant topics to help our clients understand the law and develop a strategy for success.

Window of Greatest Opportunity Closing in for Opportunity Zones Investment

Window of Greatest Opportunity Closing in for Opportunity Zones Investment

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 established a new federal tax incentive called Opportunity Zones to encourage long-term investment in low-income census tracts around the country. There are 62 designated census tracts in Iowa, including most of downtown Cedar Rapids and sections of Coralville and Iowa City.
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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Update

With the passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on December 22, 2017, there are several significant changes to the way individuals will compute their individual income tax beginning in 2018. Although the actual impact the Act will have on each individual income tax return may be different, the following provides a general summary of the most significant changes made by the Act.
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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

2017 Tax Act Update: Overview of 199A Deductions

One of the most favorable and substantial changes in the 2017 Tax Act (the “Act”) for closely held business owners is what is commonly referred to as the “pass-thru deduction.” Contrary to its common name, this deduction is not limited to pass-thru entities. This new deduction is available to sole proprietorships as well as partnerships, limited-liability companies, and S corporations. It provides a deduction of up to 20% of qualified business income.
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