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By Martin Doerr
Congress ended 2016 passing a few targeted tax bills, and lawmakers focused on the incoming Trump administration and tax reform in 2017.
By Cathy B. Goldsticker, CPA
The Surface Transportation Act of 2015: Tax Provisions (enacted on Jul. 31, 2015) provided for major changes in certain tax return deadlines.
By Robert W. Haggerty, CPA
In December, the IRS announced a one-year extension of the waiver of the eligibility rule for taxpayers, allowing certain automatic accounting method changes under the final tangible property regulations, known as the "repair regulations."
By Robin R. Bell, CPA
As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines.
By Roy H. Kramer, CPA/PFS, CDFA, CDS, NSSA
Therefore, taxpayers must keep such records in the event the IRS inquires about a return or amended return.
By Daniel J. Ward, CPA
Research by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has shown that analysts and investors care more about the existence of goodwill impairment than a precise calculation...
By Daniel J. Ward, CPA
The new lease accounting standard issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) goes live in 2019 for public companies and 2020 for private ones.
By Daniel J. Ward, CPA
The FASB's lease standard is the culmination of years of debate about how to make balance sheets more representative of companies' financial condition.
By Karen Stern, CPA
Even if your small business doesn't have out-of-state offices, you might still have nexus in another state.
By Ron M. Present, CALA, CNHA, LNHA, FACHCA
Question: We understand that our company's major medical plan has to cover screenings for obesity in adults. But, beyond that, can our plan have a general exclusion for weight-management services, . . .
By Ron M. Present, CALA, CNHA, LNHA, FACHCA
Have you overheard grumbling about health care around the water cooler lately? If so, it may be because your staff members are receiving "surprise" medical bills.
By Ron M. Present, CALA, CNHA, LNHA, FACHCA
OSHA recently issued final regulations governing employee retaliation and whistleblower protection under Section 18C of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which was added under the Affordable Care Act.
By Cathy B. Goldsticker, CPA
The IRS has reminded employers of filing deadline changes related to Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, made by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act).
By Allison L. Jasper, CPA
Based on inflation factors now available, the annual "luxury vehicle" depreciation caps for use in connection with vehicles first placed in service in calendar year 2017 can be projected.
By Darla Hemmann, CPA
Each new filing season may bring changes to the Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, as well as draft instructions for Form 1040 and any related Schedules, and this year is of no exception.
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