Michael Mahoney

Shareholder at Ogletree Deakins

Michael Mahoney is a shareholder at Olgetree Deakins. He is a member of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group and the chair of the Payroll Tax and Fringe Benefits Subgroup. He focuses on employment tax matters at both the federal and state levels and strategic tax issues for a global workforce.

Mahoney advises employers on a multitude of fringe benefit issues, including the requirements for exclusion from income. In performing due diligence, he provides counsel through M&A to identify and quantify exposure resulting from, among other items, worker misclassification and accountable expense plan failures. Mahoney provides guidance to employers regarding the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, including reporting obligations. 

He also offers counsel to numerous multi-national clients with respect to employee and employer tax issues arising from inbound or outbound short-term travel, long-term assignments, and permanent transfers. Such assistance includes the interpretation of international tax treaties, advising on opportunities to utilize totalization agreements, and providing holistic solutions to employers addressing tax obligations for various visa holders.

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