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March 27, 2015

Issue Spotlight: Identity Theft Adds to Practitioner Anxiety

Issue Spotlight article for March newsletter on Identity Theft. Source:: AICPA – Tax
March 27, 2015

Practice Management Feature: Managing Extensions

Practice Management feature for March Tax Section monthly newsletter on Managing Extensions. Compressed tax filing seasons are quickly becoming the “norm” rather than the “exception” as […]
March 27, 2015

March Tax Power Hour Debrief

Tax Power Hour Debrief article for March Tax Section newsletter. The March Tax Power Hour was all about motivation. Each year, we try to focus at […]
March 27, 2015

Member Feature – Kevin J. Walsh, CPA, CGMA

Featured story in March Tax Section newsletter. Member feature on Kevin Walsh, CPA, CGMA. Source:: AICPA – Tax
March 23, 2015

AICPA Asks IRS for Portability Relief for Surviving Spouses

The AICPA requested that the IRS provide relief to surviving spouses who want to elect portability of the deceased spouse’s unused estate tax exemption amount. Source:: […]
March 19, 2015

Tax Division Working Groups

Responsibilities of Tax Division TRP and Committee Members. Source:: AICPA – Tax
March 18, 2015

Corporations and Shareholders Tax Technical Resource Panel (TRP)

The Corporations & Shareholders Taxation technical resource panel (TRP) identifies issues and develops policy. Find out more here. Source:: AICPA – Tax
March 18, 2015

Trust, Estate and Gift Technical Resource Panel

The Trust, Estate and Gift Tax technical resource panel (TRP) identifies issues and develops policy. Find out more here. Source:: AICPA – Tax
March 18, 2015

Wraparound Coverage Must Meet Five Requirements to Qualify as an Excepted Benefit

Final regulations permit employers to offer limited wraparound coverage for health care if they meet five requirements. Source:: AICPA – Tax
May 8, 2015

Regs. on Notional Principal Contracts Change Treatment of Nonperiodic Payments

The IRS issued temporary and proposed rules under Secs. 446 and 956 amending how nonperiodic payments made or received under certain notional principal contracts are treated. […]
May 11, 2015

Basis Rules for Estates of 2010 Decedents Proposed

Proposed regulations would apply to decedents who died in 2010 and whose executors elected under Sec. 1022 to not have the retroactively reinstated estate tax apply […]
May 19, 2015

Supreme Court Invalidates Maryland’s Personal Income Tax Structure

The Supreme Court held that the personal income tax system imposed by the state of Maryland, which did not give taxpayers a credit against their county […]
May 20, 2015

Tax Reform, Lower Rates Among Top Legislative Goals, Ryan Tells AICPA

Rep. Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., outlined his priorities since taking over House Ways and Means Committee leadership to members of the AICPA’s spring Council meeting in […]