Auditors are required to be “Independent” of their Audit Clients

April 2019

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) mandates that audit committees be directly responsible for https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/auditors-are-required-to-be-independent-96565/

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Understanding a Personal Representative

April 2019

A Personal Representative (PR) is in charge of https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/understanding-a-personal-representative-42562/

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Itemized Deductions Anyone?

April 2019

Taxpayers can either itemize or take the https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/itemized-deductions-anyone-32878/

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Unexpected Tax Bill and you Cannot pay the full amount of Taxes you Owe?

April 2018

Many Taxpayers might be faced with an unexpected tax bill during https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/unexpected-tax-bill-and-you-cannot-pay-79572/

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What if the IRS wants to “Audit” your Tax Returns?

April 2019

The IRS might want to audit https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/what-if-the-irs-wants-to-audit-your-tax-44753/

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Tax Time and Virtual Currency

April 2019

Virtual Currency (VC) investors continue to have accounting challenges at tax time.  They are seeking to https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/tax-time-and-virtual-currency-13102/

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Residential Real Property Purchased with Virtual Currency must be Reported

march 2019

On November 15, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced the issuance of a “Revised” Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) that requires U.S. title insurance companies (Covered Business) to https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/residential-real-property-purchased-58814/

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IRS is on to Self-Employed Taxpayers

March 2019

On February 14, 2019, the TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION (TIGTA) released the  Report https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/irs-is-on-to-self-employed-taxpayers-46996/

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FinCEN makes Permanent Decision on Renewals and Rollovers. Financial Institutions still need to document information if they become aware of a change in Beneficial Ownership

March 2019

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) provided the banking industry certain “permanent” relief from collecting beneficial ownership information regarding certain accounts (Covered Products) that automatically “renew and rollover” https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/fincen-makes-permanent-decision-on-13302/

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Are you at Risk for a Tax Time Surprise?

March 2019

There will be Taxpayers whose 2018 federal income tax withholding unexpectedly falls short of their tax liability for Tax Year 2018.  IRS states that https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/are-you-at-risk-for-a-tax-time-surprise-40953/

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Understanding How to Compute a U.S. shareholder’s GILTI inclusion

February 2019

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act added section 951A to the Internal Revenue Code.  This new section requires a U.S. shareholder of a Controlled Foreign Corporation (CFC) to https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/understanding-how-to-compute-a-u-s-72734/

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Can the IRS release Taxpayer information to a third party?

February 2019

Tax Return information is protected from disclosure by the IRS to other parties by the IRC Section 6103 https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/can-the-irs-release-taxpayer-13133/

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