New Podcast | 11-20-17

This week’s podcast focuses exclusively on updates to the proposed tax reform bill. You can listen to the podcast here, view the video version here, and read the corresponding notes here. To stay current on federal tax updates, visit our podcasts page, where we upload a new episode each week.

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New Podcast | 11-13-17

This week’s podcast covers the following items related to the Tax Reform and Jobs Act: JCT Description of the Senate version of the Tax Reform and Jobs Act First Amendment – House Version Tax Reform and Jobs Act Second Amendment – House Version Tax Reform and Jobs Act You can listen to the podcast here and view […]

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Free November PCPS Tool of the Month

Growing your firm is a year-round process. Explore options in structuring positions for all firm sizes focused on sales and marketing to help kick growth into high gear with the PCPS Marketing and Sales Roles in Accounting tool. This free tool will be available until the end of November, at which point it will be […]

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New Podcast | 11-6-17

This week’s podcast covers an in-depth analysis of the comprehensive federal tax reform proposal just released last week. You can listen to the podcast here, view the video version here, and read the corresponding notes here. To stay current on federal tax updates, visit our podcasts page, where we upload a new episode each week.

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Tax Reform Legislation Takes First Step

The official process to potentially make the biggest changes to the tax code since 1986 has begun. And as the nation’s premier tax practitioners, the accounting profession will be very engaged as the proposed legislation winds its way through Congress. On Nov. 2, the House Ways and Means Committee released draft tax reform legislation. Among […]

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New Podcast | 10-30-17

This week’s podcast covers the following developments: House adopts Senate budget resolution beginning tax reform process A taxpayer’s amount of claimed theft loss found excessive by Tax Court An expert’s testimony did not substitute for records of cost of goods sold IRS summons to state agency found to be proper IRS memo discusses indirect loan […]

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Update Regarding IRS e-Services Accounts

E-Services Users, Here’s a quick update on critical issues currently affecting e-Services users. Because the IRS is still reviewing its contract options for an identity-proofing vendor, the move of e-Services to Secure Access authentication will be delayed. The transition was originally planned for later this month. As of today, we do not have a new […]

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2018 PTIN Renewal Period Underway for Tax Professionals

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today reminded the nation’s more than 727,000 federal tax return preparers that they must renew their Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2018. All current PTINs will expire Dec. 31, 2017. Anyone who prepares or helps prepare any federal tax return, or claim for refund for compensation must have […]

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Women to Watch Awards—2017 Winners

Congratulations to Samantha Winogrond and Wendy Ruggiero for winning the 2017 annual Women to Watch awards! Both women were presented their awards at this year’s Professional Women’s Conference on October 19, 2017 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro. The awards recognize female leaders of the accounting profession in North Carolina, and are presented in partnership […]

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New Podcast | 10-23-17

This week’s podcast covers the following developments: IRS releases inflation adjusted tax factors for 2018 LB&I Division issues guidance on unit of property and major component issues for the mining industry IRS announced retirement plan numbers for 2018 IRS announces nonacquiesence in S corporation/real estate professional decision Anti-Kerr regulations officially withdrawn by the IRS 2017 […]

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