The American Rescue Plan Act’s $350 billion in “fiscal recovery” aid to states comes with a big string attached — the states may not use the money to offset new tax credits or other revenue reductions.
State & Local Tax (SALT)
An AICPA expert details some of the factors that could affect changes to filing dates.
The Senate voted to make room in the FY 2021 budget resolution for mobile workforce legislation. Details of the budget still must be negotiated, but the vote creates the possibility that mobile workforce legislation, which the AICPA strongly supports, will be enacted this year.
Examples from several states show that rolling conformity is not as clear-cut as it sounds.
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.
With the Oct. 15 corporate tax filing deadline looming and the global pandemic still affecting taxpayers and practitioners, several states have provided one-month filing relief for their corporate Oct. 15 deadlines.
As states become ever more aggressive in pursuing companies to collect sales tax in the wake of the Wayfair ruling, businesses must be alert to possible exposure.
Relative to CARES Act tax provisions, state conformity to date is varied.
This episode explores the huge implications for state and local taxes raised by workers more often untethered from the employer’s physical location, sometimes in another state. And now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, remote teleworking has become the rule for many professions.
The IRS issued additional final regulations on payments made to charitable organizations in lieu of state and local tax credits.
Eileen Sherr, CPA, CGMA, describes her work with state CPA societies as they advocate with state tax authorities for coronavirus-related taxpayer relief at the state and local level, and resources for keeping track of each jurisdiction’s response.
The AICPA voiced small businesses’ concerns with the fallout from the Wayfair decision and discussed taxation of virtual currency in separate events on March 3.
The rules have changed for IRS examinations and adjustments of partnership returns at the federal level, but are the states following suit? We’ll find out how model legislation issued by the Multistate Tax Commission, developed in collaboration with the AICPA and other stakeholders, is being adopted across the U.S.
The IRS issued additional rules on the treatment of deductions for charitable contributions in lieu of state and local taxes, an area in which it has already issued final regulations and other guidance.
As states impose sales tax collection obligations on more companies, individual taxpayers face a greater risk of personal liability if their organization fails to comply.
The tax violated due process where the only connection to the state was beneficiaries' residence there, the Court states.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last year in South Dakota v. Wayfair prompted many states to enact new sales tax legislation or promulgate new regulations based on economic nexus. Find out how to help your clients comply.
CPAs should educate themselves and their clients on the current nexus standard for sales taxes.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision holding that North Carolina’s attempt to tax a trust based solely on the residence of a beneficiary violates the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment.
Here are details on the new rules that deny a federal tax deduction to taxpayers who donate to a state charitable fund and receive a state or local tax credit in return.