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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Week Ahead – House to Vote on Package of IRS Reform Bills

The menu features specials on GE repatriating overseas cash, IRS declares victory on ACA this tax season, and more.
Tax

Charitable Deductions That Animal-Rescue Volunteers Can Write Off at Tax Time

A Tax Court ruling paved the way for volunteers to claim deductions for rescued animals cared for within their homes.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Estate Tax Repeal Would Add $269B to Federal Deficits

The menu features specials on SEC sanctions ex-Molex accountant, wealthy are still scrutinized by the IRS, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Form 1023-EZ Controversy Continues

The menu features specials on PCC Chair Billy Atkinson to step down, Peter Roskam scoffs at IRS funding pleas, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Criminal Investigations Down 19% Last Year

The menu features specials on packed lines at Dallas IRS help center, Sen. Rand Paul introduces flat tax proposal, and more.
Tax

Tax Reminders for Couples Contemplating Tying the Knot – Again

The happy couple should talk to a CPA about the tax consequences of remarriage before they walk down the aisle.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Will the IRS Make a Recruitment Pitch to Millennials?

The menu features specials on IRS unanswered phone calls, ACA bumps up tax refunds for some but not all, and more.
Tax

State Tax Systems Aren’t Helping to Close Income Inequality Gap, Study Finds

The reason? Low- and middle-income earners are taxed at much higher rates than the wealthy, ITEP says in report.
Tax

10 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Late Tax Season Filing

Here is some timely information from the AICPA that you can pass along to habitually late clients and April walk-ins.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Some Filers Affected by Tax Form Error Get Deadline Reprieve

The menu features specials on firm accused of auditor independence violations, new IRS technical guidance, and more.
Tax

Survey: Americans Believe Tax System is in Need of an Overhaul

The top complaint from those polled? That US corporations and the wealthy aren’t paying their fair share of taxes.
Tax

AICPA Makes Suggestions on How Business Income Tax Can be Simplified

A letter sent on March 31 to a Senate Finance Committee Tax Reform Working Group focused on four key issues.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: No Contempt Charges for Ex-IRS Official Lois Lerner

The menu features specials on GOP senators want to nix death tax, Congress just created special tax break, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: A ‘Taylor Swift Tax’ is Being Proposed in Rhode Island

The menu features specials on WeiserMazars names new CEO, Koskinen says GOP can’t abolish IRS, and more.
Practice

Protect Your Business: Tax Time is a Good Time for a ‘Security Check’

Scammers are out there, but there are steps your company can take to protect its data from being compromised.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: PCAOB Moves Forward with Standards Reorganization

The menu features specials on BSI to pay $211M penalty in US tax case, US individual tax share grows, and more.
Practice

Companies Starting to See a Need for State-by-State Tax Provisioning

Corporations are starting to move from a blended-rate method to a state-by-state approach. But it hasn’t been easy.
Tax

Does New House Bill Sound the Death Knell for Estate Tax?

House GOP tax writers want to put the kibosh on the "death tax." But the bill stands little chance of becoming law.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Week Ahead – FASB to Discuss Possible Revenue Rule Delay

The menu features specials on lawmakers look at consumption tax, IRS technical guidance from last week, and more.
Tax

Medical-Care Deductions for Meals and Lodgings: What Your Clients Should Know

The IRS offers relief to those staying out of town to receive outpatient treatment at a hospital or similar facility.

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