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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

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 […]
March 4, 2015

Safe Harbor Proposed for Calculating Slot Machine Gains and Losses

A proposed revenue procedure would permit gamblers engaging in electronically tracked slot machine play an optional safe harbor method to determine a wagering gain or loss […]
March 4, 2015

Supreme Court Holds Trade Association Can Challenge Colorado’s Amazon Law

The federal Tax Injunction Act does not prevent the Direct Marketing Association from challenging a Colorado law imposing notification and reporting requirements on out-of-state retailers the […]
March 5, 2015

IRS Considering Free E-Filing for Employment Tax Returns

The IRS announced that it is considering opening a free e-file program for businesses to e-file employment tax returns. Source:: AICPA – Tax
March 5, 2015

AICPA Recommends Change to Return Due Dates

This page provides history, background and links related to the recommendation to change the due dates for certain tax returns. Source:: AICPA – Tax