Should Congress Permanently Extend the Filing Deadline?
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Should Congress Permanently Extend the Filing Deadline?

PRO Cryptocurrency Did Not Exist in 1955. It Is Time to Update National Tax Day. National Tax Day (April 15) has not been modified since 1955. In 1955, the federal tax code was 92...

IRS Clarifies Timing of Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Basis Increase
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IRS Clarifies Timing of Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Basis Increase

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released three new revenue procedures last month clarifying Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan and other federal COVID-19 grant tax-exempt income recognition, expense deductions paid with COV... Jane Ryder, EA, CPA

Limited Partners and Self-Employment Tax
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Limited Partners and Self-Employment Tax

As tax professionals, we are often given Schedule K-1 forms by our clients in order to report their income and/or losses from their investments in pass-through organizations. How involved are we, ... Keith A. Espinoza, EA

Avoid Penalties by Doing Your Due Diligence
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Avoid Penalties by Doing Your Due Diligence

New Due Diligence Requirements For tax year 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, allows eligible taxpayers to elect to use their 2019 earned income to figure the 2020 earned income credit (EIC) or additional child tax cred... TheTaxBook

IRS Updates Small Business Accounting Method Regulations
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IRS Updates Small Business Accounting Method Regulations

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued final regulations to implement the changes to the accounting method rules made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) §448(c), a business with gross receipts under $25 m... TheTaxBook

Correcting Partnership Returns After the Centralized Partnership Audit Regime
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Correcting Partnership Returns After the Centralized Partnership Audit Regime

Practitioners who make or find errors on a filed Form 1065 for their partnership clients may find themselves in for a bit of a shock when it comes to correcting those errors. Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) of ... David Woods, EA