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.
Corporation income taxation
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.
The proposed $6 trillion fiscal year 2022 budget unveiled by the Biden Administration includes a host of tax items, including proposals to raise the corporate tax rate, raise the top tax rate for high-income individuals, limit like-kind exchanges, and make permanent recent temporary changes to various tax credits.
Test your knowledge of the rules for deductibility for business-related food and beverages and/or entertainment and how much, if any, of a given expenditure can be claimed as an ordinary and necessary expense of conducting a trade or business under Sec. 162.
The IRS issued guidance on the temporary rule that allows a 100% deduction for eligible restaurant meals in 2021 and 2022.
After taxpayer confusion, final regulations bring clarity.
Here’s a chance to test your knowledge of the rules for deductibility for business-related food and beverages and/or entertainment and how much, if any, of a given expenditure can be claimed as an ordinary and necessary expense of conducting a trade or business under Sec. 162.
Tax losses in M&As can risk controversy.
The IRS issued guidance on two aspects of the employee retention credit — how to claim the credit when filing the fourth quarter Form 941 when the taxpayer knows its loan under the PPP will not be forgiven and how the newly extended and amended employee retention credit will apply.
The AICPA asked the IRS and Treasury to clarify that the filing of a Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application is not an election by the taxpayer to forgo the employee retention credit for wages reported on the application exceeding the amount of wages necessary for loan forgiveness.
The IRS issued final regulations on when fines and penalties paid to a government are not deductible by a taxpayer, including defining when a payment counts as restitution, which may be deductible.
The IRS issued the 2021 standard mileage rates for use in computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving expense purposes. The rates all decreased from 2021 to 2020.
The IRS issued final rules on the $1 million executive compensation limits enacted by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, finalizing proposed rules with a few changes in response to comments.
The AICPA's Eileen Sherr, CPA, CGMA, MT, discusses recent IRS guidance regarding the tax treatment of loans under the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program.
The IRS finalized proposed rules on the disallowance of deductions for transportation fringe benefits, which was enacted by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Among the expiring provisions are the lower 7.5% AGI floor for medical expense deductions and the deduction for qualified tuition and related expenses.
Download or print this quick guide for use during tax season, and look for our quick guide for individual taxpayers in the January 2021 issue.
The IRS issued guidance for taxpayers who pay otherwise deductible expenses with PPP loan funds, stating that even if the payment and PPP loan forgiveness happen in different tax years, the expenses are not deductible.
The IRS said it would issue proposed regulations allowing S corporations and partnerships to deduct “specified income tax payments” paid to state and local governments above the line and not as passthrough items for partners and shareholders.
The Third Circuit reverses the Tax Court, which had held the relocation payments to be nonshareholder capital contributions.