Corrections & Clarifications

  In the January 2011 issue, the “Filing Season Quick Guide—Tax Year 2010” misstated the first-time homebuyer credit for some married taxpayers. It should have said the credit is $4,000 for married taxpayers filing separately.


  The February 2011 article “Tax Practice Corner: Multistate Tax Considerations for S Corporations” listed Louisiana among states that “tax S corporations in the same manner as C corporations.” However, Louisiana allows an S corporation to exclude from taxable income the percentage of its net income on which its shareholders have paid Louisiana taxes.



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.