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August 15, 2013
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The Supreme Court's DOMA decision raises more questions than it answers
By Thomas R. Wechter, J.D.
The Windsor decision held a federal restriction on the definition of marriage as between a man and a woman was unconstitutional, but it left many questions unanswered.
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Real taxes in the virtual economy
By Annette Nellen, Esq., CPA
When does virtual currency have real-world tax consequences?
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IRS releases draft net investment income tax form
More than a week after requesting comments on the form, the IRS posted a draft version of new Form 8960, which will be used to compute the 3.8% net investment income tax starting this year.
Disclosure Authorization and Electronic Account Resolution e-services get three-week reprieve
Two popular electronic services that were supposed to shut down on Aug. 11 have been extended until Sept. 2.
Aug. 30 IRS furlough day canceled
The IRS announced that it will remain open on Aug. 30, canceling a previously scheduled furlough day, but is still evaluating whether it must take a furlough day in September.
Final regs. clarify who is subject to 50% limit on meal and entertainment expenses
Final regulations clarify who is subject to the 50% limitation on meal and entertainment expenses where employees are reimbursed for the expenses or where there are multiple parties and/or nonemployees.
Proposed rules reset limitation for pursuing equitable innocent spouse relief
The IRS issued proposed regulations under Secs. 6015(f) and 66(c) changing the deadline for taxpayers to request innocent spouse relief from joint liability.
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1 IRS e-services: Can they come back better than before?
1 White House announces nominee for IRS commissioner
1 Congress should allow late elections for qualified terminable interest property and qualified revocable trusts, AICPA says
1 Tax reform: How do we catch up with the Maldivians?
1 AICPA comments on proposed net investment income tax regs' treatment of payments from partnerships
1 Another lesson on unreasonably low compensation
1 AICPA urges Congress to simplify education tax incentives
1 New method for determining who gets Sec. 199 deduction under contract manufacturing arrangements
1 Rules for deferral of income from gift card sales clarified
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