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Partnership Audit and Adjustment Rules

As result of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, Congress enhanced the IRS’s ability to audit large partnerships. The changes are expected to dramatically increase the […]

Hot Topics: Cash Flow Q&A for Start-ups

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Letter from the Director - AICPA Tax Practice & Ethics

The tax profession is changing – how are you preparing? You moved your data to the cloud and mastered Form 8879 digital signatures, but are you […]

Complexities for Clients Who Are U.S. Beneficiaries

Recommendations to help the IRS correctly track U.S. beneficiaries of foreign trust withholding credit. For more information visit: AICPA – Tax

Best Practices for Staff Training

It is a good time to evaluate the options for your staff training since filing season is in the rear window and staff performance evaluations have […]

May 2017 Tax Section News

What You Missed While in Tax Season; Available Now: Tax Section Web Tours For more information visit: AICPA – Tax

Hot Topics: Creating an Employee Handbook

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Tax Education Resources for Students and Teachers

Our tax education resources for students and teachers helps accounting educators For more information visit: AICPA – Tax

Hot Topics: New to Small Business?

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Staff Performance Evaluations

During the busy seasons, CPA firm staff and supervisors are focused on their clients. For the best employees, the volume of work never distracts from the […]

IRS Hires Private Debt Collection Services: How to Help Your Clients

The recent announcement that the IRS is turning over certain collection cases to third-party debt collectors has sent some shock waves through our profession. This article […]

Issues to Consider When Establishing a Tax Home Overseas

As the world has become a smaller place, more and more businesses have developed international operations. Once established, these foreign-based companies are often staffed by local […]

Partnership Tax Audits: The New Rules

The new partnership audit regime under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, P.L. 114-74 (“BBA”), radically changes the assessment and collection of partnership audit tax adjustments. […]

April 2017 Tax Section News

April 2017 Tax Section News including updates on Tax Reform, IRS collection standards, ITIN service options, providing tax services to marijuana businesses, and advice on client […]

Hot Topics: Retirement Plannning for Small Business

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Member Spotlight - Arthur "Kip" Dellinger

Kip Dellinger is a current member of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee, and is by no means a rookie volunteer in the Tax Division. I have […]

How to Avoid the "Why is My Bill So High" Phone Call from Clients

If you have been involved in billing at any level, you have gotten a phone call from a client who is asking: “why is my bill […]

Tax Reform: Reality or Wishful Thinking?

In December, I thought there was a very good likelihood that a fundamental tax reform bill might be passed before tax busy season was finished. Good […]

Up in Smoke? Tax Services for Marijuana-Affiliated Businesses

If you prepare taxes for clients in any of the majority of states or jurisdictions that now permit some form of legal use or distribution of […]

March 2017 Tax Section News

IRS Tax Scams; Vacation Just Around the Corner For more information visit: AICPA – Tax

Movement on Repeal of both 1099s

The committee action, which also made changes to a tax credit enacted in the health care reform law, follows advocacy by AICPA and others to reduce […]