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How To Reduce Capital Gains Taxes

IRS Section 1202

The recent passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) increased interest in C Corporations. The Act permanently reduced the federal income tax rate on C Corporations from 35% to 21%. The widespread media coverage has led company founders, shareholders, and investors to ask whether they would benefit from being a C Corporation. There is another less publicized provision of the IRS Code that may also benefit shareholders of […]

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A recent appeal won by Kevin J. Moore has been certified for publication by the State of California Court of Appeal

An appeal Kevin J. Moore recently won in a property tax assessment matter has been certified for publication upon multiple requests by various taxpayer groups & property tax law firms. As a result, this is now precedent in the State of California and can be used as a reference for other law firms with similar cases. More information: https://www.kjmlaw.com/kevin-j-moore-recently-quoted-in-law-360-news-article-titled-calif-justices-remand-cryptic-findings-in-368m-hotel-row/

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Kevin J Moore recently quoted in Law 360 news article titled “Calif Justices Remand ‘Cryptic’ Findings In $368M Hotel Row”

Kevin J Moore was recently quoted in a Law 360 news article titled “Calif Justices Remand ‘Cryptic’ Findings In $368M Hotel Row” discussing a successful property tax appeal on behalf of firm client Next Century Associates, LLC.  Next Century purchased a prominent hotel located in Century City, and challenged the property tax assessment it received on the grounds that the property declined in value following the financial crisis.  Next Century’s effort to […]

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Don’t Play Small with Your Small Business

kevin moore business litigation

Disregard for legalities can lead to unnecessary expenses. Too often small business owners make professional agreements with a simple handshake, placing their trust in a friend or acquaintance because they believe it’s easier, quicker, and cheaper than consulting an attorney. Whether you run a regional chain of restaurants, a professional consulting firm or simply rent out a residential property, it pays to make sure your contracts and commitments are legally […]

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Debby Doitch: Fighting For Her Clients

Litigation Attorney

Litigation Attorney Debby Doitch is passionate about helping clients involved in law suits. Born in South Africa, Debby’s family moved to Santa Clarita, California when she was in the seventh grade.  She attended Valencia high school there before enrolling at California State Northridge and began pursuing her psychology degree.  After graduation, Debby worked with special needs children as a behavior intervention specialist for two years. After contemplation as to which […]

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Ten Wealth Preservation Strategies

estate planning

Estate and tax planning — it’s a subject many people like to avoid. That’s often because they think that estate planning is about two topics they’d rather not focus on: death and taxes. For some people, estate and tax planning is about something even more ominous: death, taxes and math. There is, however, another way to look at estate and tax planning. Beyond the details it’s about doing something that […]

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Zye Acuna: Showing Up to “Do the Right Thing”

Zye Acuna Paralegal

Paralegal Zye Acuna discovered her passion for justice at a young age. Somewhere between eight years playing flute in the school band and two years on the drumline in her hometown of Chino Hills, Zye connected with an innate sense of fairness and a deep respect for doing the right thing. A career in the legal field seemed a natural fit for her. With a degree in political science and […]

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Avoiding Probate With a Living Trust Doesn’t Mean Avoiding Trust Administration

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Creating a living trust is one of the most effective ways to set up the smooth transfer of assets from one generation to another, avoid the time and cost of the probate administration process, and eliminate or reduce certain tax burdens. Setting up a living trust, however, doesn’t avoid the process of trust administration.   But what exactly is trust administration? Broadly speaking, it’s the process by which the assets of a trust […]

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