Blog Articles Regarding Accounting | Lauzen Accounting

Blog

July 18, 2014

Effective Date of Fiduciary Fee Unbundling Rules Delayed Until 2015

The new rules governing which costs of trusts and estates are subject to the 2% floor on miscellaneous deductions now apply to tax years beginning after […]
July 18, 2014

Definitions of R&E Expenditures Are Amended Under Final Rules

The IRS issued final regulations on which amounts paid or incurred in connection with the development of tangible property, including pilot models, qualify for the Sec. […]
July 18, 2014

Advanced Tax Quarterly

Advanced Tax Quarterly webcast series dedicated page to elaborate on the series, individual events, and provide registration information. Source: AICPA – Tax
July 17, 2014

Section 67(e) Trust Investment Expenses Advocacy Documents

This page contains section 67(e) trust investment expenses advocacy comments. Source: AICPA – Tax
July 17, 2014

Partnership Interest Expense Allocation Rules Are Finalized

Final regulations make permanent four changes to the rules for allocating and apportioning interest expense for partners in partnerships. Source: AICPA – Tax
July 16, 2014

AICPA Sues IRS to Stop Return Preparer Program

The AICPA filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, asking the court to halt the IRS’s recently introduced Annual Filing Season […]
July 15, 2014

Fighting Identity Theft, IRS Issues Final Rules on Truncated Identification Numbers

Final regulations allow the use of truncated taxpayer identification numbers on payee statements and certain other documents where not prohibited by the Code, applicable regulations, or […]
July 14, 2014

Hot Topics: Need to Learn Technology? Get a Younger Mentor.

Business leaders are constantly encouraging executives and entrepreneurs to share their experience and business acumen with greener students and young professionals, but what happens when the […]
July 11, 2014

2014-07-11TaxEalert: Circular 230 Disclaimer Update; Get Help on Managing Staff

In this issue Circular 230 Disclaimer Update; get help on managing staff, and more. Source: AICPA – Tax
December 18, 2015

From Sheep to Monkeys: Reflections on 2015 and What’s in Store for Tax

2015 is the Year of the Sheep under the Chinese zodiac. However, as we look back, 2015 did not exemplify the qualities of that gentle, timid […]
December 18, 2015

Practice Management Feature: Engagement Letters

The December Tax Practice Monthly topic was on the Importance of Engagement Letters where we discussed how, when, and why to use them. Speaker, Brandon Lagarde, […]
December 18, 2015

10 Pre-Tax Season Tips NOT on Your List

December can be a busy time of year for a tax accountant. It brings with it holiday parties, year-end planning, bonuses, and time spent with family. […]
December 17, 2015
2016 Tax Law Changes

New 2016 Tax Code Changes that Small Business Owners Should be Aware of

As the end of the year draws closer, many small business owners are beginning to wonder about changes to the tax code in 2016, and how […]