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July 11, 2016

U.S. Gift Tax Return Checklist – 2013

This page includes a checklist for the 2012 U.S. Gift Tax Return (Form 709). These documents were prepared by the AICPA Tax Practice Guides Task Force. […]
July 11, 2016

U.S. Estate Tax Return Checklist – 2013

This section includes a checklist for the 2012 U.S. Estate Tax Return (Form 706). These documents were prepared by the AICPA Tax Practice Guides Task Force. […]
July 11, 2016

Tax Organizer 2013

These tax organizers have been designed to assist in compiling the information needed to prepare the respective returns for 2013. The following contains many of the […]
July 11, 2016

Tax Form Preparation Guide – 2013

This page includes guides, worksheets, and checklists for 2013 tax form preparation. These documents were prepared by the AICPA Tax Practice Guides Task Force. For more […]
July 11, 2016

Tax Exempt Organizations – 2013

This section includes checklists for preparing 2013 returns for tax exempt organizations, and the Form 990-EZ checklist is available again this year. (The Form 990 organizer […]
July 6, 2016

Hot Topics: More Chip Card Woes

As of October 2015, retailers who didn’t transition to chip-reader transactions began being accountable for any resulting fraud, known as chargebacks. While merchants have been informed […]
June 23, 2016

Trending for You

Supporting our members is what we’re about and we do it two ways: with advocacy and helping you run a successful practice – focusing on your […]
June 21, 2016

Post-DOMA Tax Considerations

This article provides a brief overview to the two rulings, final and proposed guidance from the IRS, tax considerations for same-sex couples, and possible future changes. […]
June 21, 2016

IRS Relaunches Get Transcript Online Tool

On June 7, the IRS announced that it relaunched its Get Transcript online tool. Last spring, the online tool was pulled down after cybercriminals breached the […]
January 27, 2017

New Due Diligence Requirements and Preparer Penalties for 2016 Tax Returns

Tax return preparers will need to spend additional time to determine the eligibility of clients to claim certain credits and to formally document their qualification to […]
January 27, 2017

Capital Tax Update

When it comes to important tax and political activity, January 2017 is no slouch. Not only is a new President being ushered in, the IRS issued […]
January 26, 2017

Reducing Investment Taxes in the New Year

As CPAs, we know that the biggest drag on investment performance is taxes, and this year will undoubtedly result in several instances of clients asking: “How […]
January 26, 2017

Thriving in Tax Season: Action Steps for Success

There are a number of ways to improve your upcoming tax season, many of which can be executed easily with a lot of positive impact. For […]