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As the partner in charge of the firmwide financial institutions tax practice, I exceed compliance expectations and bring tax-planning strategies that add value and optimize growth. I’m also the state and local tax leader for the greater Michigan region, with a primary focus on helping clients minimize state and local tax exposure and maximize state tax-savings opportunities.
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What banks need to know about tax reform
Tax reform has changed several parts of the code that are important to tax planning for banks. Here are eight provisions you should know about.
Brian Howe
Article January 31, 2018 6 min read
Accrued bonus tax deductions for banks
As the year comes to a close, employers should evaluate their bonus plans to ensure they align with IRS guidance on deductibility of bonuses accrued at year end in order to avoid tax liability exposure. Here's what you should know.
Brian Howe
Article November 16, 2017 3 min read