Tax news

Practice Management

How to Evaluate 529 Plans

There's a bewildering array of these powerful college savings plans; here are some tips on how to pick one.
Tax

Senate Schedules Hearing on ‘Unethical’ Tax Preparers

Two sets of panelists will discuss what to do with tax return preparers who lack proper certification during a Senate Finance Committee hearing that begins at 10 a.m. ET on April 8.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Whistleblowers Get Rewarded by IRS

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for April 7.
Practice Management

Help to the Finish Line: How to Manage Your Time as April 15 Approaches

A few rational choices when you're in seemingly irrational situations.
Community News

Why Is This CPA Walking 2,826 Miles?

Frank Ryan talks to AWEB as he walks from coast to coast for atonement and gratitude and charity.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Them’s the (Tax) Breaks

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for April 4.
Practice Management

Ignorance is Bliss? Not When It Comes to Tax Prep

We should be afraid of the lack of awareness and familiarity and sheer laziness among unqualified tax preparers.
Tax

Finance Committee OKs Extending Most Expired Tax Breaks

The Senate panel voted today to revive about 50 of the 55 tax breaks that expired at the end of 2013, including benefits for auto-racing tracks, wind energy, and bonus depreciation for businesses. The package of tax "extenders" still needs the support of the full Senate and House.
Tax

Senate Takes a Fresh Look at 'Dead' Tax Breaks

Senate Finance Committee proposes new tax extender legislation—do the provisions have a chance?
Tax

Are You Picking the Wrong Rate for Sales Tax?

As if sales tax nexus wasn't complicated enough, you also have to determine if you're in an "origin" or "destination" jurisdiction.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: 'Dave Camp Deserves Our Thanks'

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for April 1.
Education & Careers

How VITA Builds Tax Skills While Helping Communities

Put away your cynicism; we actually have a warm and fuzzy story that involves the IRS.
Tax

Camp Says He Won’t Seek Re-election

Sixty-year-old Michigan Republican and chairman of the Ways and Means Committee has served in the House of Representatives since 1991.
Tax

IRS Updates FAQs For Same-Sex Couples

Check the recently updated official word on the complex regs for same-sex marriages.
Tax

IRS: Beware of New E-mail Phishing Scam

This latest phishing scheme involves e-mails to taxpayers that appear to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and include a bogus case number. The bogus e-mails direct the recipient to click on links to web pages that solicit personal information.
Practice Management

How to Make It Through the SALT Mines

State and local tax rules can be tangled, and the penalties for errors are severe. Some basic info can help.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Koskinen Gets an Earful from GOP

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 27.
Practice Management

New Major IRS Phone Scam Highlights Dangers

Well-disguised con artists lurk all over the Internet with plausible, but dangerous, schemes centered on the IRS and other entities. Be very careful.
Tax

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Speaketh – Bitcoin Will Be Taxed as Property

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for March 26.
Practice Management

How Couples Can Maximize Social Security Payouts

Married couples have multiple options for tapping into their Social Security accounts; shrewd planning is needed to pick the right one.

Pages


Already a member? log in here.