The Internal Revenue Service has issued final regulations redefining terms relating to marital status to include same-sex marriage for federal tax purposes, in accordance with Supreme Court decisions. READ MORE NOW
Health Care Law and You Affordable Care Act & Taxes – At a Glance This chart explains how the health care law affects you. READ MORE NOW
Implementation guidance on FASB’s new NFP standards The new Financial Accounting Standards Board standards for nonprofits that were released in August represent the most significant changes in the not-for-profit reporting rules since 1993. READ MORE NOW
In Rev. Proc. 2016-47, the IRS announced that a taxpayer who fails to meet the requirement to roll over distributions from retirement accounts within the normal 60-day period can make a written self-certification to an IRA trustee or plan administrator that a contribution meets one of the 11 specific reasons listed in the revenue procedure…
Payors of interest, dividends and other reportable payments must withhold income tax equal at a rate equal to the fourth lowest rate applicable to single filers if they fail to supply a federal id # or if they fail to certify that they are not subject to it.
The Internal Revenue Service is closing off admission to a program that allows large corporations to discuss and resolve their tax issues with the IRS before filing their tax returns, due to budget constraints. READ MORE NOW
An approach to product costing that assigns a representative portion of all types of manufacturing costs–direct materials, direct labor, variable factory overhead, and fixed factory overhead–to individual products.
The IRS has proposed higher user fees for taxpayers who enter into installment agreements. The proposal, which would take effect on January 1 . . . READ MORE NOW
A tax under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) that is a United States payroll tax imposed by the Federal government on both employees and employers to fund Medicare.
S corporations are corporations that elect to pass corporate income, losses, deductions, and credits through to their shareholders for federal tax purposes. Shareholders of S corporations report the flow-through of income and losses on their personal tax returns and are assessed tax at their individual income tax rates. This allows S corporations to avoid double…