Joe Hunt Speaking on Tax Panel about Choice of Business Entity

Tax attorney Joe Hunt will speak at the 7th Annual Tax Update held by M. Robinson & Company, Tax Law Specialists, on June 13 at Bentley University. The presentation will cover Qualified Business Income Tax Deduction, Foreign-Derived Intangible Deduction, Global Intangible Low Taxed Income Deduction, Wire Transfer Audits, and the IRS crackdown on cryptocurrency. Specifically, …

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Event Recap: Corporate Venture Capital

By: John Hession Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) in the technology sector has experienced some seismic shifts in perspective over the last decade. This perspective was offered by panelists Frank Andrasco, Director at next47, Adam Jackson, Venture Investor, Bose Ventures, and Charles Svirk, Senior Associate at MassMutual Ventures, who presented at a panel seminar hosted by …

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Shannon Zollo Will Discuss M&A Deal Trends at 2018 New England Business Summit

Corporate attorney Shannon Zollo will speak at the 2018 New England Business Summit, being held on May 16 at the Boston Marriott Newton. The Summit will offer business owners valuable economic information to help them formulate a business development plan for the upcoming year. Shannon will discuss relevant deal trends and typical structures within the …

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MBBP’s 2018 VC and M&A Forum – March 29

Register today! On March 29th at the Revere Hotel Boston Common, MBBP will host its 2018 VC and M&A Forum. The closing of a venture capital financing is a cause for joyous celebration – and the commencement of careful planning and preparation for the inevitable liquidity event, whether public offering or acquisition. For the vast …

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Verdeva Signs Deal with E-ZPass to Test Automatic Payments

MBBP client Verdeva, Inc. has partnered with E-ZPass to test automatic payments with E-ZPass toll transponders in a new service called PayByCar. The service will allow E-ZPass users to pay for goods and services at participating businesses with a separate payment account linked to their transponder. Verdeva's deal with E-ZPass is for a one-year pilot …

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Joe Hunt Speaking at BU School of Law Tax Reform Roundtable

Tax attorney Joe Hunt will participate on a panel about tax reform at Boston University School of Law on Friday, February 16. The "Tax Reform Roundtable - Corporations" is being hosted by the Graduate Tax Program and is designed to address the effects of tax reform in different areas. This panel will focus on the …

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Mary Beth Kerrigan will be a Panelist at “Trends in the Funding Environment in New England” Event

On February 7th, corporate attorney Mary Beth Kerrigan will serve as a panelist for the panel "Trends in the Funding Environment in New England." The event will be hosted by The Startup Coalition and will be held at WeWork South Station from 6-8pm. The panel will cover how the funding environment has changed for startups …

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Paytronix Receives $65 Million Growth Equity Investment from Great Hill Partners

MBBP client Paytronix Systems, Inc. received a $65 million growth equity investment from private equity firm Great Hill Partners, the first institutional capital in the company. Paytronix is a provider of SaaS customer experience management solutions for restaurants and convenience store brands. With the investment, Paytronix hopes to redefine the guest experience through the development of …

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Summary of Significant Changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law a sweeping tax reform bill known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”) that introduced significant changes for individuals, corporations, and pass-through entities. In his article Summary of Significant Changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, tax attorney Joe Hunt summarizes …

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C Corporations and Pass-Through Entities Under the New Tax Regime

In selecting the form of organization for a business or investment entity, the owners typically must choose from among a C corporation, an S corporation and an entity, such as a limited liability company (“LLC”), classified as a partnership for tax purposes.  A C corporation is separately taxed on its income, with the owners generally …

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