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James F. McDonough Scarinci Hollenbeck Attorney
James F. McDonoughis an attorney at Scarinci Hollenbeck business law firm in Lyndhurst, NJ
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James F. McDonough Bio:


James F. McDonough, Jr. concentrates on wealth preservation and estate planning for high net worth individuals, closely held business matters and ownership succession, estate administration and income tax planning. He worked for three years for the public accounting firm, then known as Touche Ross, where he obtained his license as a Certified Public Accountant in 1983. In 1984, he was employed as a tax attorney by Union Camp Corporation where he engaged in planning for corporate income deferred compensation, qualified plan and tax-free exchanges. In 1986, Mr. McDonough was employed as Tax Manager for Monroe Systems For Business, Inc. Thereafter, he was employed as a tax attorney for five years where he engaged in corporate and estate tax planning and estate administration and litigation.

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Education

Thomas Jefferson School of Law (L.L.M., 2006)

Georgetown University Law Center (M.L.T., 1988)

Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 1980)

Rutgers Graduate School of Management (M.B.A., 1984)

William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia (B.B.A., 1977)

Bar Admissions

New Jersey (1980)

New York (1988)

U.S. District Court District of New Jersey (1981)

U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1981

U.S. Tax Court (1981)

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Blog

Voting With Your Feet: When Residents of A State Decide It Is Time To Leave
Posted on Wednesday July 29, 2015

I do not respond on the postings of persons who comment on the tax blog; however, one such post was brought to my attention and it is prescient and deserving of a response.I do not respond on the postings of persons who comment on the tax blog; however, one such post was brought to my attention and it is prescient and deserving of a response. The comment was written in response to our blog that described the impact of this state’s Inheritance Tax and Estate Tax upon […]

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A New Tax Break For Married Couples. What It Means For You
Posted on Tuesday July 28, 2015

The new Internal Revenue Service rules, indexed for inflation, now permit married couples to leave nearly $10.86 million to their heirs untaxed.The new Internal Revenue Service rules, indexed for inflation, now permit married couples to leave nearly $10.86 million to their heirs untaxed. The generous ruling is both estate and gift tax-free for married couples who have not set up expensive trusts prior to death. The Advantages Of The New Rules For several decades, married couples […]

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Walmart Has Billions In Overseas Tax Havens. Time For International Tax Reform?
Posted on Tuesday July 21, 2015

Ac cording to a Forbes report last week, Walmart has $76 billion in foreign tax havens.According to a Forbes report last week, Walmart has $76 billion in foreign tax havens. The report claimed that the world's largest retail chain has 78 subsidiaries in 15 overseas tax havens where the company has no store locations. Walmart's hidden assets The report claimed that Walmart is effectively avoiding U.S. corporate taxes on overseas […]

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What You Need to Know About the Gift Tax Exclusion & How to Potentially Avoid it
Posted on Wednesday July 15, 2015

gift tax exclusionCurrently, the gift tax exclusion threshold is $14,000, but most high net worth individuals will probably never pay the tax, according to the Motley Fool. This is due to the fact that even if individuals exceed the $14,000 limit, they will most likely only need to file a gift tax return and apply part of […]

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NJ State Senator Calls for Income Tax Hike and Estate Tax Cut – What it Means to You
Posted on Wednesday July 01, 2015

EstateThe recent tax reform proposal from New Jersey State Senator, Raymond Lesniak, would create an income tax hike for residents over $350,000, but would also remove the estate tax. According to the NJ Spotlight, the plan is estimated to generate more than $850 million in tax revenue, enabling the state to pay down its $83 billion unfunded […]

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Affiliations

ABA, Tax, Real Property, Trust and Probate Sections, 1981 - Present

NJSBA, 1981 - Present

AICPA, 1981 – Present

NJSCPA, 1981 – Present )

International Compliance Association

International Fiscal Association (IFA)

International Tax Institute (ITI)

International Tax Planning Associate (ITPA)

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