Sales Tax and Internet Sales

by Gregory S. Dowell January 31, 2018 Since the consumer’s use of the internet became widespread (a few years after it was invented by Al Gore), one of the thorniest issues has been the taxation of sales that are made over the internet to out-of-state residents.  The Supreme Court has recently agreed to take up…

2017 Year End Tax Checklist and Tax Reform Analysis as of 12-8-17

by Gregory S. Dowell December 8, 2017 The following letter was prepared and distributed to clients and friends of Dowell Group, LLP.  The letter discusses individual and business tax planning ideas that may be appropriate in certain situations.  This does not represent tax advice, as every situation must be considered on its own merits.  We…

Equifax Data Breach

September 11, 2017 When Equifax announced last week that its data systems had been compromised by a hacker during the May to July timeframe of this year, every consumer in the U.S. should have taken notice.  Names, addresses, social security numbers and financial information were exposed to hackers.  As one of the three huge credit…