Congress clarified that business expenses resulting in loan forgiveness are deductible, but some taxpayers had followed earlier, contrary IRS guidance.
A bill recently proposed in Congress would authorize Treasury to regulate paid tax return preparers, and the AICPA strongly supports it.
The IRS warns of tax-related scams in a third of four installments.
In the second installment of this year’s “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams, the IRS warns taxpayers to be vigilant for fraudulent schemes in the form of emails, text or social media messages, and phone calls.
The US Supreme Court declined to allow New Hampshire to sue Massachusetts over a pandemic-related regulation that allows Massachusetts to continue to collect state income tax from remote workers who normally work in Massachusetts.
Hijacking of economic impact payments and unemployment checks are spotlighted in the IRS’s annual alert, which warns taxpayers of the most prevalent scams and schemes the Service has identified.
These new blockchain-created digital assets may be treated as intangibles for tax purposes, but a dearth of guidance leaves questions.
A new IRS online portal lets taxpayers unenroll from receiving advance payments of the 2021 child tax credit.
Proposed legislation in several places sought to tax accounting services but was opposed by the AICPA and others.
The US Supreme Court held that Texas and several other states lacked standing to sue over the constitutionality of the Sec. 5000A mandate that requires individuals to obtain minimum essential health coverage. The decision leaves the Affordable Care Act in place.
Amy Wang Miller, CPA, J.D., senior manager with the AICPA’s Tax Policy & Advocacy team, explains what the framework means, what accounting and finance professionals can expect next, and what the future of a global minimum tax looks like.
A session at AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE 2021 shows how bedrock tax cases can help practitioners understand and resolve common issues that arise in practice.
The IRS opened an online site that allows taxpayers who are not required to file a 2019 or 2020 individual income tax return to sign up to receive advance child tax credit (advance CTC) payments, which will begin July 15.
The IRS has posted two sets of FAQs that explain changes to the child and dependent care credit and to the sick and family leave credits made by the American Rescue Plan Act.
New IRS final regulations clarify when a federally declared disaster will lead to mandatory 60-day postponement of certain tax-related deadlines.
Finance ministers for the G7 reached an agreement on Saturday supporting a global minimum tax rate of at least 15%. Here’s how it would work and what might happen next.
New sales tax nexus standards are creating a larger compliance footprint for U.S. companies and, potentially, foreign entities selling into the U.S. State and local taxing authorities have new tools for identifying and enforcing companies’ exposures for sales and use tax.
CPAs must understand the significant risk that emanates from “too good to be true” tax strategies even if they “just make introductions,” provide tax consulting services, or prepare returns that reflect these strategies.
Now that most taxpayers may obtain an identity protection personal identification number, should they?
The Tax Court partially upholds gift and estate tax deficiencies involving real estate LLC interests held by a family trust and includible in a decedent's estate.