Can a Taxpayer Deduct Payments if no Form 1099 Is Issued?
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Can a Taxpayer Deduct Payments if no Form 1099 Is Issued?

The United States Tax Court recently took up an interesting case which, on its surface, seems a run-of-the-mill case (it is a memorandum decision). However, it has some interesting perspectives related to documentation of payments to contract... Thomas Gorczynski, EA, USTCP

Excluding Medicare Waiver Payments from Income
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Excluding Medicare Waiver Payments from Income

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has provided guidance on the tax treatment of certain payments to individual care providers for the care of eligible individuals under a state Medicaid waiver program in IRS Notice 2014-7.i The prog... Laurie W. Ziegler, EA

Anti-Money Laundering: A Primer
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Anti-Money Laundering: A Primer

The Problem Despite the prevalence of credit and debit cards, Cash App, and Venmo, cash still is, in many circles, king (or queen). As of November 11, 2020, there was US$2.01 trillion in circulation.Ellie Nava-Jones, EA