Employment tax and worker classification not subject to TEFRA

In Field Attorney Advice 20145001F, the IRS concluded that the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 (TEFRA), P.L. 97-248, does not apply to employment tax or worker classification examinations; therefore, agents do not need to follow TEFRA’s partnership unified audit provisions procedures in examinations of employment tax deficiencies or worker classification issues for persons otherwise subject to TEFRA procedures with respect to income tax deficiencies.


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.