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December 2017

Information reporting deadlines coming up fast

Information reporting has become a growing part of IRS’s enforcement and compliance strategy. Data Read more [...]

Year-end planning for capital gains and losses

As an economic incentive for individuals to save and invest, gains from the sale of capital assets held Read more [...]

December 2017 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting Read more [...]

November 2017

Tax reform takes on new momentum as year-end approaches

Tax reform discussions continue on Capitol Hill with legislation expected to be released very soon. GOP Read more [...]

IRS reminds taxpayers of ACA requirements; White House seeks administrative changes

As the 2018 filing season nears, the IRS is reminding taxpayers that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains Read more [...]

Year-end tax planning for 2017: challenges/opportunities

Year-end tax planning can provide most taxpayers with a good way to lower a tax bill that will otherwise Read more [...]

November 2017 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting Read more [...]

October 2017

IRS exam staffing falls; audit coverage declines

IRS Exam staffing in fiscal year (FY) 2016, the latest tax year with statistics available, reached a Read more [...]

Congressional tax writers set to take up reform proposals

Tax writers in Congress are set to begin debating and writing tax reform legislation. On September 27, Read more [...]

Disaster tax relief unveiled in Congress

As millions of Americans recover from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Congress is debating disaster Read more [...]

October 2017 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting Read more [...]

September 2017

Don’t overlook child-related deductions and credits

Parents incur a variety of expenses associated with children. As a general rule, personal expenditures Read more [...]

Disaster relief, tax reform on Congress’ September agenda

As lawmakers return to work after their August recess, Hurricane Harvey has increased expectations on Read more [...]

September 2017 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting Read more [...]

August 2017

Rules for managing tax basis on stock sales worth a look

A recent Tax Court decision and pending tax reform proposals have intersected in highlighting how stock Read more [...]

IRS continues campaign against worker misclassification

The IRS remains focused on an issue that doesn’t seem to be going away: the misclassification of workers Read more [...]

Tax reform discussions continue in Congress on variety of approaches

House and Senate lawmakers have started their August recess, leaving pending tax legislation for after Read more [...]

August 2017 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting Read more [...]

July 2017

What’s next for IRS/Treasury regulations in response to Executive Orders?

With the release of regulations on centralized partnership audits, many taxpayers hope that it will Read more [...]

Centralized partnership audit rules finally released; impacts all partnerships

The much-anticipated regulations (REG-136118-15) implementing the new centralized partnership audit regime Read more [...]

Lawmakers continue tax reform debate and discussions

Lawmakers from both parties spent much of June debating and discussing tax reform, but without giving Read more [...]

July 2017 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting Read more [...]

June 2017

FAQ: What are passive losses?

Individuals, trusts, estates, personal service corporations and closely held C corporations may only Read more [...]

How do I? Safeguard tax benefits against natural disasters

As “hurricane season” officially begins, the IRS has released a number a tax tips, reminders Read more [...]

Business meals and entertainment: how to maximize tax deductions

Many businesses consider the occasional wining and dining of customers and clients just to stay in Read more [...]
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