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Business Tax 2016

Business Tax 2016 Issue

New Tax Rules for Business Tax Returns

Sidney Kess, CPA, J.D., LL.M.

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act (P.L. 114-113), which was signed into law on December 18, 2015, contains over 100 tax provisions. The law makes permanent more than...

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Tax Strategies

Top 5 Tax Issues for Retirement

Sidney Kess, CPA, J.D., LL.M.

Retirement is life changing in so many ways, and it is different for different people. For some it means downsizing and relocating. For others it means reduced work schedules, ceasing...

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Client Tax Tip

Contribute An Extra $1,000 to Your IRA and An Extra $6,000 t…

Julie Welch, CPA, CFP

If your client is age 50 or older, he or she may be able to contribute extra amounts to their retirement plan. While these are called “catch-up” contributions, a taxpayer...

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Financial Planner

Department of Labor Releases New Regulations on Overtime Rul…

Jerry Love, CPA/PFS, CFP, CVA, ABV, CITP, CFF, CFFA

It has taken the Department of Labor (DOL) almost two years to release the final regulations requested by President Obama. The DOL press release announcing the final regulations indicates: “This long-awaited...

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Feature Stories

IRS Penalties and Disputing Penalties Related to Foreign Ass…

Adam S. Fayne, J.D.

The IRS has been asserting foreign bank account (FBAR) and other international compliance penalties (i.e. Forms 5471, 8938, 3520, etc.) outside the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative (OVDI). At the present...

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Editor Blog

Lewis Testifies at Congressional Committee

T. Steel Rose, CPA, ACS Editor

Chairman of the AICPA Tax Section’s Tax Executive Committee, Troy Lewis, CPA, testified before the Small Business Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives in July of last year to...

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Tax Checklist

Practice Management Tips on Serving as Monitor for Aging Cli…

Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, PFS, AEP, JD

CPA practices, large and small, should retool to capitalize on new services the aging population will demand. The nature of services must change because CPAs, as the trusted adviser, will...

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