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Locked9/27/20169/27/2016IRS Warns of Fake CP2000 Notice Emails
Locked9/21/20169/21/2016Shareholders Liable for Unpaid Corporate Tax
Locked9/21/20169/21/2016Completed Contract Method for Housing Development
Locked9/21/20169/21/2016Reliance by a Foolish Victim of an Absurd Fraud is Still Theft
Locked9/7/20169/7/2016General Knowledge Not Deductible
Locked9/7/20169/7/2016Real Estate Professional Status Still Requires Material Participation
Locked9/7/20169/7/2016New Self-Certification Procedure for Missed Rollover Deadlines
Locked9/7/20169/7/2016CPA’s Records Not Adequate to Substantiate Mileage
Locked8/30/20168/30/2016ITIN Renewals
Locked8/30/20168/30/2016Restricted Property
Locked8/30/20168/30/2016Reduced Home Sale Exclusion
Locked8/30/20168/30/2016Scam Mimics Tax Software Providers
Locked8/8/20168/8/2016Foreign Lawyer's Educational Expenses to Practice in the U.S. Are Not Deductible
Locked8/8/20168/8/2016Longer Life Expectancy Does Not Mean Greater Interest in Property
Locked8/8/20168/8/2016Relief From Joint and Several Liability
Locked8/8/20168/8/2016Write Off of Unusable Inventory
Locked7/25/20167/25/2016IRS Expands Public Awareness Campaign on Data Security
Locked7/25/20167/25/2016Best Offer of the Year ... Ends this Wednesday 7/27
Locked7/20/20167/20/2016Income From Oil and Gas Interest Subject to SE Tax
Locked7/20/20167/20/2016Recovering Missing Children Act
Locked7/20/20167/20/2016Money Market Fund Gains and Losses
Locked7/11/20167/11/2016Compliance Costs of IRS Regulations
Locked7/11/20167/11/2016Duty of Consistency
Locked7/11/20167/11/2016Credible Testimony Allows Some Deductions Under Cohan Rule
Locked6/29/20166/29/2016Tax Materials, Inc. Announces Summer Seminar Schedule
Locked6/27/20166/27/2016New Law to Affect Refunds in 2017
Locked6/27/20166/27/2016Wages Paid to Children
Locked6/27/20166/27/2016Qualified Real Property Business Debt
Locked6/15/20166/15/2016Application for CPEO Certification
Locked6/14/20166/14/2016IRS Warns of New Scam - the Federal Student Tax
Locked6/8/20166/8/2016Home Care Service Providers Were Independent Contractors
Locked6/8/20166/8/2016Court Rules Cost-Sharing Subsidy Unconstitutional
Locked6/8/20166/8/2016Correcting Depreciation Errors in Year of Sale
Locked5/31/20165/31/2016Education Credit Based on Amount Paid, Not Amount Billed
Locked5/20/20165/20/2016Designer Clothing Required for Job Not Deductible
Locked5/20/20165/20/2016Dependent Care Exclusion for Sole Proprietors
Locked5/10/20165/10/2016Professional Employer Organizations
Locked5/2/20165/2/2016Horse Racing Activity Not a Hobby
Locked5/2/20165/2/2016HSA Inflation Adjusted Amounts
Locked4/25/20164/25/2016Sale of Scrap Metal Not Subject to Self-Employment Tax
Locked4/13/20164/13/2016Office-In-Home for Rental Activity
Locked4/12/20164/12/2016IRS Offers New Cash Payment Option
Locked4/12/20164/12/2016Social Security Benefit Loophole Ends Soon
Locked4/11/20164/11/2016Auto Depreciation Limits
Locked4/11/20164/11/2016Tax Court Judge Indicted for Tax Evasion
Locked4/11/20164/11/2016Loan Guaranty Was a Prohibited Transaction
Locked4/5/20164/5/2016Dependent for ACA Purposes
Locked4/5/20164/5/2016IRS Audit Rates
Locked4/5/20164/5/2016Due Date Delayed Again for Basis Reporting Requirement
Locked4/5/20164/5/2016Limited Use of Small Employer Health Credit
Locked3/7/20163/7/2016Failure to File Penalty Increase
Locked3/7/20163/7/2016Horse Breeding Was a Hobby, Not a Business
Locked3/7/20163/7/2016Rental From S Corp to C Corp Was a Self-Rental
Locked2/22/20162/22/2016GoFundMe, Taxable Income vs. Tax Free Gift
Locked2/22/20162/22/2016Due Date for New Basis Reporting Requirement
Locked2/12/20162/12/2016IRS Statement on E-filing PIN
Locked2/9/20162/9/2016Employer-Provided Vehicles
Locked2/9/20162/9/2016Inflation Adjusted Amounts
Locked2/4/20162/4/2016Taxpayer Bill of Rights: The Right to Be Informed
Locked1/28/20161/28/2016IRS Warns Tax Preparers About Phishing Scams
Locked1/28/20161/28/2016Hobby Losses Could Not Be Combined With Profitable Real Estate Business
Locked1/18/20161/18/2016Basis Information Reporting
Locked1/18/20161/18/2016Form 1095 Due Dates Extended
Locked1/18/20161/18/2016Health Coverage Tax Credit
Locked12/23/201512/23/2015Standard Mileage Rate
Locked12/23/201512/23/2015Tax Extenders Bill
Locked12/21/201512/21/2015Vote for TheTaxBook - Nominated for 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards
Locked12/21/201512/21/2015Tax Extenders - Tax Year 2015
Locked12/18/201512/18/2015Demutualization of Life Insurance Companies
Locked12/18/201512/18/2015Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act
Locked12/18/201512/18/2015Payroll Tax Early Interaction Initiative
Locked12/9/201512/9/20152015 Client Tax Organizers and Engagement Letter Now Available
Locked12/7/201512/7/2015Tax Professionals Should Perform Periodic Check of EFIN Status
Locked11/30/201511/30/2015De Minimis Safe Harbor Limit for Taxpayers Without an Applicable Financial Statement
Locked11/30/201511/30/2015Remodel or Refresh a Qualified Building Safe Harbor
Locked11/23/201511/23/2015Identity Theft
Locked11/18/201511/18/2015Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015
Locked11/18/201511/18/2015New W-2 Verification Code
Locked11/2/201511/2/2015IRS Releases New Proposed Regulations For Same-Sex Marriages
Locked11/2/201511/2/2015IRS Did Not Revoke PTINs for Unsuitable Preparers
Locked11/2/201511/2/2015Funding Brother's Business is Not Deductible
Locked10/26/201510/26/2015IRS Announces 2016 Inflation Adjusted Amounts
Locked10/26/201510/26/2015Levy and Social Security Disability Benefits
Locked10/26/201510/26/2015Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act
Locked10/26/201510/26/2015Social Security COLA Increase for 2016
Locked10/26/201510/26/2015Great Deals and Discounts ... Ends this Wednesday 10/28
Locked10/14/201510/14/2015AFSP Deadline Quickly Approaching - TMI Offers 3 New Options to Meet the CE Requirements
Locked10/12/201510/12/2015CRP Payments for Non-Farmer
Locked10/7/201510/7/2015Reliance on CPA Avoids Penalty
Locked10/5/201510/5/2015Sale of Livestock on Account of Drought
Locked10/5/201510/5/2015Excluded Gain on Repossessed Residence
Locked9/30/20159/30/2015Client Handouts CD Releases 3 New Handouts and Newsletter
Locked9/29/20159/29/2015Business Was a Corporation for Tax Purposes
Locked9/23/20159/23/2015Estate Tax Liability Assumption Reduces Taxable Gift
Locked9/18/20159/18/2015Special Per Diem Rates
Locked9/18/20159/18/2015Casual Clothing Issued to Police and Fire Fighters
Locked9/8/20159/8/2015State of Washington Marijuana Excise Tax
Locked9/8/20159/8/2015Due Date for New Basis Reporting Requirement
Locked8/31/20158/31/2015Identity Protection Services Are Not Taxable
Locked8/31/20158/31/2015Marijuana Seized by DEA Not Allowed as Cost of Goods Sold
Locked8/24/20158/24/2015Highway Bill Contains New Tax Law Changes
Locked8/24/20158/24/2015New Rules for Extension of Time to File W-2
Locked8/24/20158/24/2015Ratable Service Contracts Safe Harbor
Locked8/24/20158/24/2015Mortgage Debt Limits Apply on a Per Taxpayer Basis
Locked7/29/20157/29/2015GAO Report on IRS Exempt Organization Selections
Locked7/28/20157/28/2015Disguised Payments for Services Performed for a Partnership
Locked7/17/20157/17/2015Final Regulations Following Supreme Court Ruling in Hobby Lobby
Locked7/17/20157/17/2015Taxpayer Advocate Report to Congress
Locked7/16/20157/16/2015Tax-Exempt Status Revoked
Locked7/13/20157/13/2015Best Offer of the Year ... Ends this Wednesday 7/15
Locked7/13/20157/13/2015Tax Materials, Inc. Announces 2015 Summer Convention Schedule
Locked7/10/20157/10/2015Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015
Locked7/10/20157/10/2015Power of Attorney Does Not Include Right to Sign Return
Locked7/10/20157/10/2015Portability Election Final Regulations
Locked7/6/20157/6/2015Client Handouts CD Releases 3 New Handouts and Newsletter
Locked7/6/20157/6/2015Tax Materials, Inc. is attending all 5 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums
Locked7/2/20157/2/2015Don’t Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act
Locked7/2/20157/2/2015IRS Announces New Steps to Fight Identity Theft
Locked7/2/20157/2/2015Supreme Court Resolves Split Among Circuits Over Premium Tax Credit
Locked7/2/20157/2/2015Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Locked6/24/20156/24/2015Taxpayer’s Loan Repayment Was Not an Effort to Avoid COD Income
Locked6/24/20156/24/2015Statistics of Income Reveal Tax Increase for High-Income Taxpayers
Locked6/18/20156/18/2015Retirement Benefits Are Not Tax-Free Disability Benefits
Locked6/18/20156/18/2015Vacation Home Was Not Converted to Rental
Locked6/9/20156/9/2015Penalty Relief for Late Filing of Form 5500-EZ
Locked6/9/20156/9/2015IRS Statement on the Get Transcript Application
Locked5/27/20155/27/2015RTRP Test Fee Refunds
Locked5/26/20155/26/2015Emancipation Day and Patriots' Day
Locked5/12/20155/12/2015HSA Inflation Adjusted Amounts
Locked5/5/20155/5/2015Updated Log Book Allowed to Prove Real Estate Professional Status
Locked4/29/20154/29/2015Penalty Relief for Incorrect or Delayed Forms 1095-A
Locked4/15/20154/15/2015Nonresident State Income Tax Not Deductible As Unreimbursed Partnership Expense
Locked4/8/20154/8/2015Slain Officer Family Support Act of 2015
Locked4/8/20154/8/2015Shareholders Liable for Corporate Tax after Sale of Stock
Locked4/8/20154/8/2015Horse Farm Was a For-Profit Business
Locked4/1/20154/1/2015Client Handouts CD Releases 3 New Handouts and Newsletter
Locked3/30/20153/30/2015IRS Expanding Relief for Incorrect Form 1095-A
Locked3/13/20153/13/2015Gambling Safe Harbor
Locked3/5/20153/5/2015No Need to Amend for Incorrect 1095-A
Locked3/5/20153/5/2015Abandonment of Securities Was an Ordinary, not Capital Loss
Locked3/4/20153/4/2015Just Released: 2015 Client Handouts CD Updates for Inflation Adjusted Numbers
Locked2/25/20152/25/2015New Problems for Health Care Reform
Locked2/25/20152/25/2015Penalty Relief for HRAs
Locked2/20/20152/20/2015IRS Scraps Requirement to File Form 3115 for Certain Taxpayers
Locked2/13/20152/13/2015Do Not Use Form 1099-C as a Collection Technique
Locked2/11/20152/11/2015Auto Depreciation Limits
Locked2/11/20152/11/2015Alimony Requires an Agreed Upon Amount
Locked2/11/20152/11/2015Medical Marijuana and the Cost of Goods Sold Calculation
Locked2/6/20152/6/2015IRS Launches Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers
Locked2/6/20152/6/2015Purchase Price Adjustments and Rebates
Locked2/6/20152/6/2015Consistent, Clear, and Conviction Makes for a Good Argument
Locked1/30/20151/30/2015Penalty Relief Related to Advance Payment of Premium Tax Credit
Locked1/21/20151/21/2015Impact of IRS Budget Cuts
Locked1/21/20151/21/2015Employer-Provided Vehicles
Locked1/19/20151/19/2015Health Care Organizer
Locked1/19/20151/19/2015Health Coverage Exemption Certificate Number
Locked1/6/20151/6/2015FUTA Credit Reduction
Locked12/31/201412/31/2014Health Care Reform - New for 2014
Locked12/24/201412/24/2014Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014
Locked12/23/201412/23/2014IRS, National Tax Groups Offer Help Selecting a Tax Preparer; Tips, New Web Page Unveiled
Locked12/22/201412/22/2014Standard Mileage Rate
Locked12/22/201412/22/2014Deadline Nears for Return Preparers to Qualify for New AFSP Program
Locked12/17/201412/17/2014Tax Extenders - Late-Breaking News
Locked12/11/201412/11/2014Client Handouts CD Releases 2 New Handouts and Client Tax Organizers
Locked12/3/201412/3/20142014 Client Tax Organizers and Engagement Letter Now Available
Locked11/20/201411/20/2014Premium Tax Credit and Government Plans
Locked11/14/201411/14/2014One Rollover Per Year Rule Clarified
Locked11/12/201411/12/2014IRS Cannot Regulate Disbarred Attorney’s Tax Preparation Business
Locked11/12/201411/12/2014Questions About Withholding Errors of Additional Medicare Tax
Locked11/12/201411/12/2014New Rules for HRAs
Locked11/5/201411/5/2014AICPA Loses Lawsuit over Voluntary IRS Program
Locked11/3/201411/3/2014In 2015, Various Tax Benefits Increase Due to Inflation Adjustments
Locked10/27/201410/27/2014IRS Announces 2015 Pension Plan Limitations
Locked10/27/201410/27/2014Great Deals and Discounts ... Ends this Wednesday 10/29
Locked10/17/201410/17/2014CRP Payments for Non-Farmer
Locked10/15/201410/15/2014IRS Contacts Unenrolled Preparers About Voluntary Education Program
Locked10/15/201410/15/20142015 Client Handouts CD Now Available
Locked10/8/201410/8/2014Local Lodging Expense Exception
Locked10/3/201410/3/2014Sale of Livestock on Account of Drought
Locked10/1/201410/1/2014Cafeteria Plan Elections to Change Health Coverage
Locked10/1/201410/1/2014IRS May Not Be Collecting All Taxes
Locked9/26/20149/26/2014IRA Funds Contributed to Civil Service Plan Not a Rollover
Locked9/25/20149/25/2014IRS Explains Importance of Participating in AFSP
Locked9/25/20149/25/2014Special Per Diem Rates
Locked9/8/20149/8/2014IRS Identifies Five Ways to Spot Scam Phone Calls
Locked9/8/20149/8/2014Business Leaders Survey on Health Care Reform Act
Locked9/2/20149/2/2014No Deduction Allowed for Substantial Business Use of RV
Locked8/27/20148/27/2014Tax Materials Inc. Releases Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) Course
Locked8/19/20148/19/2014New Regulations Issued for Premium Tax Credit
Locked8/12/20148/12/2014GAO Finds it Easy to Fake Application for Premium Tax Credit
Locked7/30/20147/30/2014Money Market Fund Wash Sale Rule
Locked7/28/20147/28/2014Split Among Circuits over Premium Tax Credit
Locked7/22/20147/22/2014IRS Lacks Authority to Regulate Contingent Fees
Locked7/22/20147/22/2014IRS Employee Suspended for Urging Taxpayers to Reelect President Obama
Locked7/22/20147/22/2014Backup Withholding
Locked7/22/20147/22/2014Unused ITINS to Expire After Five Years
Locked7/16/20147/16/2014IRS Loses Billions on Amended Returns
Locked7/14/20147/14/2014Best Offer of the Year... Ends this Wednesday 7/16
Locked7/9/20147/9/2014Private Employers Can Sue the Federal Government Under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act
Locked7/9/20147/9/2014Revised Circular 230 Simplifies Rules on Written Opinions
Locked7/3/20147/3/2014Taxpayer Bill of Rights
Locked7/1/20147/1/2014IRS Announces Voluntary Education Program for Unenrolled Return Preparers
Locked6/27/20146/27/2014Tax Materials, Inc. is attending all 5 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums
Locked6/27/20146/27/2014Client Handouts CD Releases 5 New Handouts and Newsletter
Locked6/25/20146/25/2014Cost Basis is Zero Without Substantiation
Locked6/25/20146/25/2014EINs No Longer Available by Phone
Locked6/25/20146/25/2014Reimbursable Expenses Not Deductible
Locked6/19/20146/19/2014Long-Term Construction Contracts
Locked6/19/20146/19/2014Deferred Compensation and FICA
Locked6/19/20146/19/2014Alimony Compliance Gap
Locked6/2/20146/2/2014IRS Reinstates Practitioners After Loving Case
Locked6/2/20146/2/2014Partial IRA Rollover Allowed
Locked5/29/20145/29/2014IRS Direct Pay
Locked5/27/20145/27/2014Repossession Gain on Principal Residence
Locked5/14/20145/14/2014Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions for Estates and Trusts
Locked5/14/20145/14/2014Tax Materials, Inc. Executive Editor Featured in EA Journal
Locked5/12/20145/12/2014New Email Scam
Locked5/12/20145/12/2014Penalty Relief for Filing Form 5500 Late
Locked5/7/20145/7/2014PRESS RELEASE: TMI Selects ExamMatrix as Their Preferred Enrolled Agent and CPA Exam Review Provider
Locked4/30/20144/30/2014HSA Inflation Adjusted Amounts
Locked4/23/20144/23/2014TASC and Tax Materials, Inc Announce Joint Initiative
Locked4/9/20144/9/2014Insider Trading Restitution Payments Deductible as a Loss
Locked4/4/20144/4/2014Charitable Deduction Accelerated for Typhoon Relief
Locked4/4/20144/4/2014Health Care Reform Carves Out New Filing Status Exception
Locked4/2/20144/2/2014Reporting of Health Coverage by Employers
Locked4/2/20144/2/2014Reporting of Health Coverage by Insurers
Locked4/2/20144/2/2014Supplemental Unemployment Compensation Benefits Subject to FICA
Locked3/25/20143/25/2014Employer-Provided Vehicles
Locked3/25/20143/25/2014New Aggregate IRA Annual Rollover Limitation
Locked3/20/20143/20/2014Client Handouts CD Releases 7 New Handouts and Newsletter
Locked2/28/20142/28/2014Auto Depreciation Limits
Locked2/27/20142/27/2014Employer Mandate Final Regulations
Locked2/27/20142/27/2014IRS Offers Advice on How to Choose a Tax Preparer
Locked2/24/20142/24/2014Chiropractor Arrested for Bribing IRS Auditor
Locked2/18/20142/18/20142.5 Million Jobs Lost Due to Health Care Reform
Locked2/18/20142/18/2014Minimum Essential Coverage
Locked2/13/20142/13/2014TheTaxBook Voted the #1 Tax and Accounting Research System for the 2nd Year in a Row
Locked2/13/20142/13/2014IRS Loses Appeal in RTRP Case
Locked2/13/20142/13/2014Employer Mandate to Offer Health Insurance Postpone...Again
Locked1/30/20141/30/2014New Extension of Time for Portability Election
Locked1/28/20141/28/2014IRS Funding Cut Despite Claims Made in Annual Report
Locked1/28/20141/28/2014Taxpayer Wins Award for Tripping Over Phone Cord During an IRS Audit
Locked1/16/20141/16/2014CPA Disbarred From Practice
Locked1/13/20141/13/2014TheTaxBook Page Updates Now Available
Locked1/13/20141/13/2014Identity Theft Refund Fraud
Locked1/13/20141/13/2014Foster Care Payments for Son Not Excludable
Locked1/8/20141/8/2014Medicaid Waiver Payments
Locked1/8/20141/8/2014Taxpayer Not Liable for Tax on Fraudulent IRA Withdrawal
Locked1/6/20141/6/2014Last Sale of the Year Ends this Wednesday (1/8/14)
Locked12/23/201312/23/2013Health Insurance Credit Provision Delayed
Locked12/23/201312/23/2013New Option for Cancelled Health Insurance
Locked12/17/201312/17/2013Minister Housing Allowance Ruled Unconstitutional
Locked12/11/201312/11/2013Tax Materials, Inc has started shipping 2013 Editions of TheTaxBook!
Locked12/11/201312/11/2013Have you completed your 2013 CPE/CE requirements?
Locked12/9/201312/9/2013Standard Mileage Rate
Locked11/27/201311/27/2013Client Handouts CD Releases 5 New Handouts and Newsletter
Locked11/27/201311/27/2013Vote for TheTaxBook!
Locked11/25/201311/25/2013Planning to Avoid Shared Responsibility Penalty
Locked11/22/201311/22/2013Get Set for Premium Assistance Credit Reporting Errors
Locked11/18/201311/18/2013Health Insurance Cancellation Notices
Locked11/6/201311/6/2013Flexible Spending Arrangements
Locked11/6/201311/6/2013IRS Warns of Telephone Scam
Locked11/6/201311/6/2013Inflation Adjusted Amounts for Tax Year 2014
Locked10/30/201310/30/2013IRS Failure to Prevent EIC Errors
Locked10/23/201310/23/2013Requirement to Have Health Insurance
Locked10/23/201310/23/20132014 Tax Season to Start Later Following Government Closure
Locked10/21/201310/21/2013IRS Operations Resumption Statement
Locked10/21/201310/21/2013Order Today! Discounts on all Products Ends Wednesday
Locked10/21/201310/21/2013Continuing Appropriations Act
Locked10/21/201310/21/2013Depreciation Edition and Planning Strategies Now Available
Locked10/8/201310/8/2013FREE CPE/CE with TheTaxBook!
Locked10/3/201310/3/2013Special Per Diem Rates
Locked10/3/201310/3/2013Travel Expenses to Get Away From Clients are Nondeductible
Locked9/26/20139/26/2013CPA Disbarred for Stealing from Daughter's Trust Fund
Locked9/25/20139/25/2013Client Handouts CD Releases 5 New Handouts and Newsletter
Locked9/24/20139/24/2013Repairs and Improvements
Locked9/20/20139/20/2013Requirement to Notify Employees of Health Coverage Options
Locked9/10/20139/10/2013IRS Agent Fakes Letter to Claim Charitable Deduction
Locked9/10/20139/10/2013Lawsuit Filed Against IRS Over Interpretation of Tax-Exempt Status
Locked9/10/20139/10/2013IRS Issues Guidance on Same-Sex Married Couples
Locked8/26/20138/26/2013Innocent Spouse
Locked8/19/20138/19/2013Informant Activity Considered a Business
Locked8/9/20138/9/2013Reimbursed Entertainment Expenses
Locked8/9/20138/9/2013Surviving Same-Sex Spouse Entitled to Death Benefit
Locked8/2/20138/2/2013Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund Fee
Locked8/2/20138/2/2013Employers Who Offer HRAs Required to File Form 720
Locked8/2/20138/2/2013Tips for Employers Who Outsource Payroll Duties
Locked7/15/20137/15/2013Best Offer of the Year ... Ends this Wednesday 7/17
Locked7/12/20137/12/2013IRS Report Claims No Intentional Wrongdoing
Locked7/12/20137/12/2013Services Provided to Build Shareholder's Residence Not a Constructive Dividend
Locked7/12/20137/12/2013Employer Mandate to Offer Health Insurance Postponed
Locked7/2/20137/2/2013Tax Materials Inc is attending all 6 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums
Locked6/28/20136/28/2013Accountants Liable for Client's Unpaid Payroll Taxes
Locked6/28/20136/28/2013CRP Payments Subject to SE Tax Even for Non-Farmer
Locked6/28/20136/28/2013Defense of Marriage Act Ruled Unconstitutional
Locked6/21/20136/21/2013Client Handouts CD Releases 5 New Handouts and First Newsletter!
Locked6/20/20136/20/2013Amortization of Your Life is Not Deductible
Locked6/20/20136/20/2013Benford's Law
Locked6/20/20136/20/2013IRS to Discontinue DA Service
Locked6/10/20136/10/2013Bloomberg BNA and Tax Materials, Inc Announce Joint Initiative
Locked5/30/20135/30/2013Inappropriate Criteria in Tax-Exempt Applications
Locked5/20/20135/20/2013All Employers Must Use New Form I-9
Locked5/13/20135/13/2013Employer-Provided Vehicles
Locked5/13/20135/13/2013HSA Inflation Adjusted Amounts
Locked5/13/20135/13/2013Legislation Introduced to Regulate Tax Return Preparers
Locked4/19/20134/19/2013Former Commissioners: Preparing Tax Returns Is Representation
Locked4/19/20134/19/2013IRS Releases 2012 Data Book
Locked4/19/20134/19/2013S Corporation Loss Reduces Basis Even If Taxpayer Does Not Claim Loss
Locked4/10/20134/10/2013Demutualization of Life Insurance Companies
Locked3/27/20133/27/2013Deadline Postponed for Making Election to Deduct Loss
Locked3/27/20133/27/2013Family Support Payments Treated as Alimony
Locked3/27/20133/27/2013Late Payment Penalty Relief
Locked3/19/20133/19/2013Auto Depreciation Limits
Locked3/19/20133/19/2013Theft Loss Deduction Allowed for Incomplete Home Remodel Job
Locked3/19/20133/19/2013Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program Expanded
Locked2/28/20132/28/2013Congress Considers Changes to Charitable Contribution Deduction
Locked2/18/20132/18/2013Health Insurance Mandate
Locked2/8/20132/8/2013Sales Tax Tables
Locked2/8/20132/8/2013Statement on Court Ruling Related to Return Preparers
Locked1/23/20131/23/2013TMI Editor Featured on Tax Talk Today
Locked1/22/20131/22/2013RTRP and CE Requirements Ruled Invalid
Locked1/22/20131/22/2013Penalty Relief for Farmers and Fishermen
Locked1/21/20131/21/2013Reasonable Compensation
Locked1/17/20131/17/2013Inflation Adjustments
Locked1/17/20131/17/2013Office-In-Home Safe Harbor Method
Locked1/15/20131/15/2013Filing Season Delayed
Locked1/8/20131/8/2013American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
Locked1/8/20131/8/2013TheTaxBook Page Updates Reflecting Fiscal Cliff Legislation are Now Available
Locked1/7/20131/7/2013Client Handout CD Releases 11 New Handouts
Locked1/7/20131/7/2013Last Sale of the Year Ends this Wednesday (1/9)
Locked1/2/20131/2/2013TheTaxBook Voted the Number One Tax Accounting and Research System
Locked1/2/20131/2/2013Last-Minute Fiscal Cliff Deal
Locked12/31/201212/31/2012Form 8332 Determines Who Gets Exemption
Locked12/31/201212/31/2012Voluntary Classification Settlement Program
Locked12/17/201212/17/2012Client Handouts CD Releases 10 New Handouts!
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