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The Latest News
IRS Chief Mulls Creation of a Practitioner Division
IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig said he’s considering creation of a new division in the agency focused on the needs of the tax practitioner community. “I’m aware of it....
How Clients Can Max Out on the Section 199A Deduction
The new Section 199A deduction has led to considerable confusion and uncertainty among taxpayers and practitioners alike. At least new final regulations issued earlier...
Governor Lamont, Attorney General Tong Announce Lawsuit Against IRS, Secretary Mnuchin
Acting to protect Connecticut taxpayers from the harmful effects of the Trump Administration's federal tax overhaul, Attorney General William Tong and Governor Ned Lamont...
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson releases comprehensive report intended to improve EITC administration; publishes "subway map" of taxpayer’s journey through the tax system
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released a special report on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which makes recommendations designed to increase the...
Why the TCJA Packs Even More Depreciation Punch
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) combines powerful enhancements for the Section 179 “expensing” and “bonus” depreciation deductions. That’s an effective 1-2 punch that’s...
Final rules permit truncated TINs on W-2s
In its continuing effort to reduce identity theft, the IRS issued final regulations that permit employers to use truncated taxpayer identification numbers (TTINs) on Forms...
Advising Your Clients on Lowering Their Self-Employment Taxes
Here’s the thing: Making sure employees are paid the right amount on time is crucial to keeping them motivated. And for small business owners, determining exactly how much...
Can You Make Tax Deductions without the Records?
In seven previous columns, I explained how I use “tax tidbits” to enliven conversations when talking taxes with clients or speaking to groups like retirees, individuals...
How Wayfair and SST Guide Remote Sales Tax
Accounting professionals and their business clients need to understand how the Wayfair ruling and the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement intersect. Just one year...
Congress approves IRS reform bill, drops Free File language
The Senate voted to approve the Taxpayer First Act, H.R. 3151, on Thursday, three days after the House of Representatives had also approved it by a voice vote. The bill...
Your Guide to the Section 199A Deduction Mess
Presumably, 90 percent of those in Congress are attorneys, and good ones. So, you'd think their contracts and legislation wouldn’t leave a lot of things up to...
The Shifting Deduction Landscape Under the TCJA
Before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), most moderate-to-high-income taxpayers itemized deductions on Schedule A, rather than claiming the standard deduction on their...
Millions more ITINs set to expire in 2019; IRS says renew early to prevent refund delays
Nearly 2 million Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) are set to expire at the end of 2019 as the Internal Revenue Service continues to urge affected...
House Dems press for end to SALT deduction cap
U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday pushed for a repeal of a provision of the GOP tax law that capped the deductibility of state and local taxes, known as SALT, on federal...
Cryptocurrency not FBAR reportable (at least for now)
Tax practitioners and taxpayers alike have long grappled with whether virtual currency, aka cryptocurrency, is reportable for purposes of FinCEN Form 114, Report of...
IRS, Treasury issue guidance under Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 for cooperatives and patrons of cooperatives
The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service today issued legal guidance under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and the Consolidated Appropriations Act of...

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Continuing Professional Development

AICPA's Annual Federal Tax Update - 11/21/2019 - Rocky Hill
Save time and keep current on the latest tax developments! This comprehensive course covers all legislative, judicial, and IRS developments of the past year...
AICPA's Annual Federal Tax Update (Livestream) - 11/21/2019 -
Save time and keep current on the latest tax developments! This comprehensive course covers all legislative, judicial, and IRS developments of the past year...
Reviewing Pass-Through Tax Returns: What Are You Missing? - 11/22/2019 - Rocky Hill
Join us as we discuss the common errors practitioners make on pass through tax returns that are often missed by review staff. The intent is to sharpen...
Reviewing Partnership Tax Returns: What Are You Missing? (Morning Session) - 11/25/2019 - Shelton
Join us as we discuss the common errors practitioners make on partnership tax returns that are often missed by review staff. The intent is to sharpen skills...
Reviewing S Corporation Tax Returns: What Are You Missing? (Afternoon Session) - 11/25/2019 - Shelton
Join us as we discuss the common errors practitioners make on S corporation tax returns that are often missed by review staff. The intent is to sharpen...
Slashing Taxes for Your Small Business Clients: Corporations, Partnerships & LLCs - 11/26/2019 - Rocky Hill
Solid tax planning strategies are essential for your corporate and small business clients. Join us as we explore state-of-the-art planning ideas and...
Slashing Taxes for Your Small Business Clients: Corporations, Partnerships, & LLCs (Livestream) - 11/26/2019 -
Solid tax planning strategies are essential for your corporate and small business clients. Join us as we explore state-of-the-art planning ideas and...
Forms 1120S and 1065 Return Review Boot Camp for New and Experienced Reviewers (Livestream) - 12/3/2019 -
Most review techniques developed by professionals are self-taught and fine-tuned via experience. Yet how does one start? The purpose of this course is to...

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