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December 9, 2015

Practice Management Forms – 2011

This page includes 2011 practice management forms. These documents were prepared by the AICPA Tax Practice Guides Task Force. Download the files in Word or PDF […]
December 3, 2015
Equipment Purchases

The Tax Implications of Purchasing New Equipment for your Small Business

For most businesses, purchasing equipment is a part of the natural growth process. From computers and servers to vehicles and heavy equipment, businesses generally need equipment […]
November 24, 2015

Tax Practitioners: Beware Current IRS E-Services Phishing Scam

It has come to our attention that a fraudulent email (see sample below) is being issued to tax preparers asking them to update their e-Services information. […]
November 20, 2015

Wait! What? It’s Time for Year-End Tax Planning

When I hear the phrase “year-end tax planning,” I often think of the NPR show, “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” Then, my sentiment that rings so […]
November 20, 2015

IRS Testing W-2 Verification Code for Filing Season 2016

For filing season 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will test a capability to verify the authenticity of Form W-2 data. This test is one in […]
November 20, 2015

ACA – What’s New?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to be an emerging area for taxpayers and the practitioners that serve them. With new rules and reporting forms, practitioners […]
November 20, 2015

Tax News from the National Tax Conference (Some of it was Good)

By now, you’ve probably heard that the IRS Commissioner John Koskinen announced at the AICPA National Tax Conference that tax season could be delayed if Congress […]
November 20, 2015

Gearing Up for Tax Season

The November Tax Practice Monthly topic was Gearing Up for Tax Season. Speakers, Ami Oppe and Mike Crisler, currently serve on the AICPA Tax Practice Management […]
November 9, 2015

Hot Topics: Making Trade Shows Your Business’ Strength

Fourth quarter is not only one of the biggest retail sales seasons, but also has the greatest number of trade shows. According to Pricewaterhouse Coopers, there […]
August 22, 2016

Section 2704 Valuation Regulations – How Will It Impact Your Clients?

Despite the long-held belief in tax planning circles that the above is true, the IRS recently proposed regulations that, according to Mark Mazur, assistant secretary for […]
August 22, 2016

Capital Tax Update

In August, it’s so quiet in Washington, you could hear a bill drop. That is, if Congress were here. However, the IRS and AICPA are still […]
August 22, 2016

Problems Obtaining Transcripts In Lieu of an Estate Tax Closing Letter

Last year, the IRS announced that it will no longer automatically issue an estate tax closing letter; instead, taxpayers must request one. The IRS has suggested […]
August 20, 2016

Hot Topics: Starting a Small Business? Your Financial I.Q. will play a big role in your future success.

Dreaming about starting a business can quickly shift from spending your days enjoying your passion to stressful days of managing cashflow. Like many small business owners, […]