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Following what was described as a successful launch of beneficial ownership information reporting requirements, officials from the Department of the Treasury found themselves before the House Financial Services Committee defending the regulations.


The IRS has issued a warning to small businesses regarding potential issues with Employee Retention Credit (ERCclaims as the March 22, 2024 deadline for the ERC Voluntary Disclosure Program approaches. Seven suspicious warning signs have been identified based on feedback from tax professionals and compliance personnel. These signs may indicate erroneous claims and could lead to IRS scrutiny. 


The IRS has issued the luxury car depreciation limits for business vehicles placed in service in 2024 and the lease inclusion amounts for business vehicles first leased in 2024.


The Internal Revenue Service has reviewed, redesigned and deployed 31 notices for the 2024 tax filing season in an effort to simplify the notices and improve their clarity.

This is a part of a broader effort to simplify up to 90 percent of the notices the agency sends out to taxpayers on an annual basis.


The IRS, with its Criminal Investigation (CI) arm, has urged businesses to review eligibility for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). To combat fraud, they intensified compliance efforts related to this pandemic-era credit. Businesses wrongly claiming the ERC are advised to consider applying for the Voluntary Disclosure Program before the March 22 deadline. A special withdrawal program is also available for those with eligibility concerns on pending claims. 


The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has published a Small Entity Compliance Guide (Guide) to provide an overview of the Beneficial Ownership Information Access and Safeguards Rule (Access Rule) requirements for small entities that obtain beneficial ownership information (BOI) from FinCEN


The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have released new analysis that shows the additional funding provided to the IRS under the Inflation Reduction Act can increase revenues by"as much as" $561 billion.


The American Institute of CPAs offered a series of guidance recommendations to the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service to help provide clarity on a notice issued by the IRS on changes to the regulation for Roth IRA catch-up contributions made by SECURE 2.0.


As part of the ongoing efforts to improve tax compliance in high income categories, the IRS will begin dozens of audits on business aircraft involving personal use


2021 Individual Tax Return Preparation Engagement Letter


  • TAX STRATEGIES FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES
  • INVESTMENT PLANNING
  • TAX PLANNING FOR BUSINESS
  • PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE

  • TAX STRATEGIES FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES
  • INVESTMENT PLANNING
  • TAX PLANNING FOR BUSINESS
  • PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE
  • THE CURRENT 2020 TAX CLIMATE
  • NATIVE MINIMUM TAX (AMT)
  • TAX CREDITS & DEDUCTIONS
  • EDUCATION STRATEGIES
  • ESTIMATED TAX PAYMENTS
  • TAXES FOR DOMESTIC HELP
  • CHILDREN’S TAXES
  • CHANGES TO EXEMPTIONS
  • SUPPORTING YOUR PARENTS
  • TAX STRATEGIES FOR HOMEOWNERS
  • IRAs FOR KIDS
  • TAXES & DIVORCE
  • MANAGING RECEIPT OF INCOME
  • YEAR END TAX PLANNING TIPS
  • CAPITAL GAINS & LOSSES
  • APPRECIATING INVESTMENTS
  • OTHER CONSIDERATIONs
  • PASSIVE ACTIVITIES
  • MUTUAL FUNDS
  • BONDS
  • REAL ESTATE
  • INVESTING IN SMALL BUSINESSES
  • THE CARES ACT: $2 TRILLION STIMULUS PACKAGE INCLUDES SMALL BUSINESS LOAN RELIEF
  • INVESTING IN SMALL BUSINESSES
  • EMPLOYER-PROVIDED BENEFITS
  • BUSINESS TAX CREDITS & DEDUCTIONS
  • CHOOSING THE BEST INVENTORY METHOD
  • BENEFITING FROM BUSINESS LOSSES
  • DEDUCTIONS FOR MEALS, ENTERTAIN- MENT, AND TRANSPORTATION COSTS
  • EMPLOYEE OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR?
  • RETIREMENT STRATEGIES
  • ESTATE PLANNING

  • INTRODUCTION
  • 2020 MAY BE OUR LAST CHANCE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE TRADITIONAL  BUSINESS TAX BREAKS 
  • HIGHLIGHTS OF SELECTED COVID-RELATED TAX PROVISIONS IMPACTING BUSINESSES
  • SELECTED TAX CHANGES INCLUDED IN OTHER RECENT LEGISLATION
  • TRADITIONAL YEAR-END TAX PLANNING TECHNIQUES  
  •  FINAL COMMENTS                                   

  • INTRODUCTION
  • 2020 MAY BE OUR LAST CHANCE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE TRADITIONAL TAX BREAKS
  • HIGHLIGHTS OF RECENT LEGISLATIVE CHANGES
  • HIGHLIGHTS OF TRADITIONAL YEAR-END TAX PLANNING TECHNIQUES