Mortgage Loan Debt Forgiveness

Is Canceled Mortgage Loan Debt Income that you are Taxed on? As an attorney with specific tax law knowledge who also works with borrowers to avoid foreclosure and/or to otherwise resolve mortgage loan problems, I deal with short sales, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, loan modifications, and mortgage loan settlements on a regular basis. Borrowers… Read more »

Tax & Estate Planning – Do I Need a Trust?

Do I Need a Trust? There are multiple uses for a trust agreement.  They can be used for tax planning, privacy reasons, and to provide asset protection from the creditors of beneficiaries. Traditionally, trusts have been used mostly for tax planning; prior to the 2000s and the most recent tax changes, many more Americans needed… Read more »

S-Corp Tax Election for LLC

S-Corp Tax Election: Is it Right for Your LLC? As an attorney who happens to have an MBA and some specific tax law knowledge, and one who advises businesses on both day to day issues and tax matters, I know that if you’ve chosen (or will choose) an LLC as your business structure, it’s likely… Read more »

Tax Implications of Customer Rewards Programs

What are the tax implications of issuing reward points or coupons to your customers? This issue was recently discussed at the 2015 Tax Law Conference held by the Federal Bar Association in Washington, DC.  According to treasury regulations, a business that issues rewards, coupons, and the like with the sales of merchandise may deduct the… Read more »

Can the HOA (Homeowners’ Association) Foreclose on my Home?

Can the HOA (Homeowners’ Association) Foreclose on my Home? In this video, Attorney Jason McGrath discusses whether the Homeowners’ Association can foreclose on your property or not.  Mr. McGrath and McGrath & Spielberger, PLLC handle both “regular” and HOA foreclosure cases in multiple states, including North Carolina and South Carolina. McGrath & Spielberger, PLLC provides legal services in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina,… Read more »

Tax – Child Support and Alimony

What are the tax implications of child support and alimony? According to the IRS, child support is not included in the income by the recipient of child support, nor is it a deduction for the payor of the child support.  On the other hand, alimony is included in the income of the recipient and is… Read more »

Attorney Angel Oliver Earns her Master’s in Tax Law

Charlotte Business Journal’s Women on the Move: Attorney Angel Oliver Attorney Angel Oliver of McGrath & Spielberger, PLLC has earned her LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University and will be using her increased knowledge to assist clients with tax-related issues.   McGrath & Spielberger, PLLC provides legal services in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania,… Read more »

Jason McGrath Interviewed Regarding Internet Security for Law Firms and their Clients

Jason McGrath Interviewed Regarding Internet Security for Law Firms and their Clients Law firms warned to be vigilant against cybercrime – The Charlotte Business Journal Jan 30, 2015 – The N.C. State Bar released ethics opinions about cybersecurity, and … so they can be more efficient,” says Jason McGrath,  partner at McGrath & Spielberger . .… Read more »

Jason McGrath Interviewed by TV Station Regarding BOA Fraud

Jason McGrath Interviewed by TV Station Regarding Bank of America Fraud Former BofA workers claim they received bonuses for foreclosures… – WSOC tv www.wsoctv.com › News › Local Posted: 3:14 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2013 Jun 17, 2013 – “I’ve seen all of those things that this lawsuit has mentioned. Yes I have,” said Jason McGrath… Read more »

Jason McGrath Expands Legal Practice to Tennessee

Jason McGrath Expands Legal Practice to Tennessee People | Tennessee Bar Association: www.tba.org/journal/people-44 Mar 1, 2012 – …. North Carolina lawyer Jason A. McGrath, co-founder of McGrath & Spielberger PLLC in Charlotte, recently expanded his practice into Tennessee. McGrath practices in the areas of business formation, trademarks, contracts, mortgage relief, debt, credit, collections and wills. An authority… Read more »