Summertime usually offers a reprieve from taxes for most of the country. We are a few months removed from the April tax filing deadline and a few months away from the October extended filing deadline. We aren’t worried about year-end tax planning like we will be in December and we aren’t assessing the impact of new tax laws like we seem to be every January. In short, we don’t usually anticipate major tax news to hit in the summer. Unfortunately, the never ending news stream appears to have affected the tax world just as it has every other aspect of our lives. There have been several developments in taxes this summer that we think you should be aware of, which we’ll outline below.