Bill Targets Taxation of Nonresidents

States could face new limits on how they impose income taxes on nonresidents if a House proposal becomes law. Under the terms of the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2007 (HR 3359), introduced by Rep. Henry C. Johnson Jr., D-Ga., a state or locality could assess income taxes on an out-of-state worker’s wages only if the individual spends more than 60 days working in that state for the calendar year. Rep. Chris Cannon, R-Utah, is co-sponsoring the bill.

Some states currently tax individuals who work in the state for as little as one day. Several other states follow the 60-day rule that the federal legislation would make uniform. The full text of the bill is available at .


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.