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Trump’s ‘tax holiday’ has few takers in Connecticut
It’s been two weeks since President Donald Trump offered employers a way to temporarily fatten their worker’s paychecks, but in Connecticut there have been few takers. Using his executive authority, Trump has allowed the nation’s employers to...
Final regulations on business interest expense deduction limitation published in the Federal Register
The final regulations (PDF)for the business interest expense deduction limitation published in the Federal Register today. The final regulations vary slightly from the document released on IRS.gov on July 28, 2020. The Treasury Department and...
Pandemic makes Sept. 15 filing deadline difficult
With Sept. 15 tax filing deadlines looming, some tax practitioners have expressed concerns that they will not be able to meet those deadlines for a variety of reasons related to the global pandemic. Issues mentioned by AICPA members range from...
IRS highlights higher penalties for some tax returns filed after Sept. 14
The Internal Revenue Service today urged individuals who owe taxes but have not yet filed for 2019 to act now to avoid larger penalties that, by law, start after September 14. The tax deadline was July 15 this year. Taxpayers who submitted an...
IRS provides additional guidance on base erosion and anti-abuse tax
The Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations (PDF) today providing additional guidance on the base erosion and anti-abuse tax (BEAT). To limit profit-shifting, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) added a new tax, the BEAT. The BEAT...
Guidance issued on payroll tax deferral
Late on Friday, the IRS issued much-anticipated guidance on the payroll tax deferral that was ordered by President Donald Trump in a presidential memorandum on Aug. 8 (Notice 2020-65). The notice allows employers to defer withholding on affected...
IRS OKs use of e-signatures for more forms in response to coronavirus
The Internal Revenue Service said Friday it would temporarily allow the use of digital e-signatures on some forms that can’t be filed electronically to reduce the risk to taxpayers and tax professionals of in-person contact during the novel...
Modernized e-File (MeF) Power Outage for Labor Day Weekend
IRS will conduct its annual Labor Day power outage beginning Saturday, September 5, 2020, starting at 7:00 p.m. Eastern and ending Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 7:00 a.m. Eastern. The MeF Production and Assurance Testing System (ATS)...
Clarifying Common Misconceptions About Cost Segregation: Details Matter
Depreciation of apartment complexes is often miscalculated. Do you make this mistake? Not all improvements qualify for Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) treatment. See the three most common ones. How the revenue test may actually help owners...
IRS Reminder: Deadline to return distributions to retirement accounts is Aug. 31
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, waives RMDs during 2020 for IRAs and retirement plans, including for beneficiaries with inherited accounts. This waiver includes RMDs for individuals who turned age 70 ½ in...

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Continuing Professional Development

VIRTUAL Federal Tax Committee Meeting - 10/20/2020 -
Ralph Anderson, Chairman of the Federal Tax Committee, invites you to join us for the regular meeting of the Federal Tax Committee.   This meeting...
Larry Stein's 2020 Busy Season Tax Update (Livestream) - 11/12/2020 -
Join Larry Stein as he discusses the practical moves that you and your firm need to take to get ready for the 2021 busy season. Larry will review key tax...
Larry Stein's 2020 Year-end Tax Planning & Compliance Guide (Livestream) - 11/13/2020 -
Come join Larry Stein as he discusses tax compliance and planning for Forms 1040, 1120S and 1065. This is a great tax update for a tax professional who...
AICPA's Annual Federal Tax Update (Livestream) - 11/17/2020 -
Save time and keep current on the latest tax developments! This comprehensive course covers all legislative, judicial, and IRS developments of the past year...
Estate and Life Planning Issues for the Middle-Income Client (Livestream) - 12/1/2020 -
Clients think that estate planning only applies to the very rich. In truth, there are many issues of critical concern for which the middle-income client...
LIVESTREAM - Federal Tax Conference - 12/2/2020 -
This virtual conference will be held during two consecutive 4-hour days (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) on December 2 and 3. Please note that when you register...
LStein's '20 Guide for Heirs, Beneficiaries, Surviving Spouses, Trusts, Estates, & Execu-tors/trixes: Forms 1040,1041,709,706 & More! (Livestream) - 12/10/2020 -
Join Larry Stein as he discusses solid tax and non-tax strategies for surviving spouses, trusts, estates, heirs, beneficiaries, and executors/executrixes...
Surgent's Advanced Individual Income Tax Return Issues (Livestream) - 12/15/2020 -
Most CPAs have been preparing individual income tax returns for years, and while many of the returns are easy, there are always a number of issues that come...

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