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Through his years of experience representing companies of all sizes at a large international law firm, TJ Wilkinson developed a keen business acumen that helps him view transactions holistically, allowing him to guide clients’ day-to-day decisions from a broad perspective and promote the overall financial health of their enterprise.  Working with clients across industries, ranging from startups to mature businesses, TJ applies his depth of knowledge in taxation and his comprehensive business savvy to develop creative strategies that help clients achieve their goals.

TJ provides clients with insight into the potential federal income tax consequences of their business transactions, and he helps them to structure tax-efficient deals that maximize value.  He advises on matters relating to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, entity formation, licensing arrangements, private equity investments, capital structure, financing, leasing transactions and implications of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Clients appreciate that TJ draws from his background in software development to provide informed perspective and thoughtful guidance on the value and impact of technology on their business and that, by using time-saving productivity technology in his own practice, he delivers efficient results.

TJ earned degrees from Harvard University (A.B.), Columbia Law School (J.D.) and New York University School of Law (LL.M.). He is an active member of the American Bar Association.

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  • American Bar Association, Member

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Sweeping Tax Relief Provisions included in the CARES Act (Individual Provisions)

April 1, 2020

In an effort to help businesses and individuals weather the economic storm created by the coronavirus shutdowns, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Congress passed and the President signed on March 27, included many provisions easing restrictions imposed by the Internal Revenue Code. Key changes relating to Individual taxpayers are highlighted below. Changes oriented toward businesses have been covered in a separate Alert.

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COVID-19 Relief Alert (updated) — Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Using Withheld Payroll Taxes To Pay For COVID-19 Employee Paid Leave

March 31, 2020

Please note that this alert was updated on March 31, 2020, and reflects additional information provided by the Department of Labor on or about March 26, 2020.BackgroundOn March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”) was signed into law, providing paid sick leave and family and medical leave for employees affected by COVID-19.

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Sweeping Tax Relief Provisions included in the CARES Act (Business Provisions)

March 31, 2020

In an effort to help businesses and individuals weather the economic storm created by the coronavirus shutdowns, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Congress passed and the President signed on March 27, included many provisions easing restrictions imposed by the Internal Revenue Code.  Key Changes relating to businesses are highlighted below. 

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COVID-19 Tax Relief: IRS Extends Tax Payment and Filing Deadlines; Some States Grant Tax Relief (UPDATED)

March 24, 2020

In IRS Notice 2020-17, the IRS released a measure of positive news for all taxpayers whose tax payment would normally be due on April 15, 2020: the deadline to pay taxes is extended by 3 months to July 15, 2020. While details are still forthcoming, a few days later Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that the filing deadline would be moved to July 15th as well.

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