Trends in Sales and Use Tax for Remote Sellers
Click-through or affiliate nexus legislation has become a popular way for states to require certain remote sellers (i.e., internet vendors) to collect sales or use tax on their sales to in-state residents.
Published on February 01, 2013
Accounting Trends & Techniques Products
A description of publications available in the Accounting Trends & Techniques series
Published on July 18, 2014
Split Widens as Courts Hold Basis Overstatement Is Not Income Omission
The ongoing controversy over whether a taxpayer’s overstatement of basis triggers a six-year statute of limitation period continues as the Fourth Circuit and Fifth Circuit both held within days of each other that the extended period does not apply. These decisions are at odds with a Seventh Circuit opinion issued
Published on April 01, 2011
Recent Trends and Developments in Sales and Use Taxation
Business taxpayers can expect their indirect tax expenses, from both tax outlay and cost of compliance standpoints, to increase over the next year as the state fiscal environment remains bleak.
Published on December 01, 2008
General Guidance for Accountants and Auditors
A description of publications available on general corporations.
Published on January 07, 2015
Expense Does Not Qualify as Compensation but Does Qualify as Theft Loss
The Tax Court held that amounts that an abusive man took from his live-in girlfriend’s business did not qualify as deductible compensation expenses but did qualify as deductible theft losses.
Published on June 01, 2011
Lack of Control Does Not Except Owners from Trust Fund Recovery Penalty
The owners of a company who had delegated payroll functions to a separate payroll company they owned but did not operate were liable for trust fund recovery penalties because they were responsible persons both before and after the withholding taxes that were the basis of the penalties accrued.
Published on June 01, 2011
Health Care Reform Adds New Taxes
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Patient Protection Act) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (the Reconciliation Act) add a number of new taxes and make various other revenue-increasing changes to the Code in order to help finance health care reform.
Published on May 01, 2010
Taxpayer Entitled to Charitable Deduction for Gifts of LLC Units
The Ninth Circuit held that a taxpayer was entitled to a charitable deduction for gifts of LLC units to two charitable foundations that were transferred to the foundations when the IRS increased the value of the LLC units on audit.
Published on October 01, 2011
Overpayment Interest Accrues on First-Time Homebuyer Credit
The Office of Chief Counsel (OCC) advised that the Sec. 6111 general interest rules applicable to overpayments of tax apply to the first-time homebuyer credit.
Published on June 01, 2010