Albert Einstein once said, “The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” Congress must be the most brilliant legislative body around because it has again made a number of tax law changes in the latest year-end appropriations bills.
The Taxpayer First Act of 2019 (Act) was signed into law last year. This legislation aims to expand and strengthen taxpayer rights and to reform the IRS into a more taxpayer-friendly agency by requiring it to develop a comprehensive customer service strategy, modernize its technology, and enhance its cyber security.
With the end of 2019 tax filing season, all calendar-year taxpayers have finally filed their first returns reporting Global Intangible Low Taxed Income inclusions.
Cheers! Year-End Appropriations Act includes Repeal of Controversial “Commuting/Parking Tax” for Tax-Exempt Organizations
Prior to recessing for the holidays, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act (Act). The Act was signed into law by the President on December 20, 2019, primarily to appropriate federal funds in order to avoid a government shutdown.
‘Tis the Season for Tax Changes: Excise Tax Simplification and Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits Tax Repeal
While aboard Air Force One on December 20, 2019, the President signed into law H.R. 1865 the “Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020.”
Board members and company executives know the importance of preserving an organization’s reputation and taking action to safeguard it from threats.
As the year comes to a close for some private foundations, there are a number of tax planning tools and year-end measures that we have compiled to help mitigate any excise tax on net investment income and prevent some common pitfalls that could result in other types of excise taxes.
Those in the businesses of pharmaceuticals, software, and chemicals seem to know that the federal research tax credit is available to their industries. They know that state research credits are available too
Federal and state tax authorities are swiftly pursuing three categories of taxpayers: sole proprietors, closely-held businesses (five or fewer owners) and high-net-worth individuals.