About Keith Peters
Keith Peters is a tax attorney with the McAfee & Taft law firm. His practice is focused on general tax planning for corporations, partnerships, and individuals; structuring business transactions; estate planning; and federal and state tax disputes. He has successfully represented clients before the IRS, the Oklahoma Tax Commission, the U.S. Tax Court, and in other federal and state courts.
Keith is an author and speaker on various tax topics. He has authored articles in the Oklahoma Bar Journal, CPAFocus and The Daily Oklahoman; presented a continuing education seminar sponsored by the Oklahoma Bar Association; and spoken to groups of physicians regarding asset protection.
Keith’s achievements have earned him inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars”, which recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys. In 2010, Oklahoma Magazine included Keith in the publication’s list of outstanding emerging professionals in the state.
Prior to entering Harvard Law School, Keith was awarded the Gold Medal by the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants for earning the highest CPA exam score in Oklahoma.
MISCLASSIFIED WORKERS »
IRS temporarily expands tax relief program for businesses with misclassified workers
Call it an early holiday gift. Call it an instance of the government being responsive to the concerns of businesses with misclassified workers who just want to make things right and avoid stiffer penalties down the road. Either way, the IRS announced this week that it is temporarily expanding its eligibility requirements for its Voluntary Classification Settlement Program.
EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE
Businesses with misclassified workers may find relief under new IRS settlement program
For the last two years, McAfee & Taft has been warning employers of the consequences of misclassifying workers as independent contractors instead of employees. To support its belief that worker misclassification is an area of widespread abuse by some employers to avoid paying income and employment taxes and other benefits, the Internal Revenue Service and [...]