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Measuring the taxable income of a marijuana business
By Annette Nellen, Esq., CPA, CGMA
The Chief Counsel's Office sheds some light on tax accounting for marijuana businesses.
 
   
The kiddie tax: Inequitable consequences and the need for reform
By Gerri B. Chanel, CPA, MBA / The Tax Adviser
The kiddie tax has not achieved its purpose of preventing shifting income to children in lower tax brackets.
 
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Taxpayers get penalty relief for incorrect premium tax credit advance payments
The IRS announced penalty relief for taxpayers who find they owe tax when they reconcile the advance payments of the premium tax credit they received with the amount they were entitled to when they file their 2014 tax returns.
 
 
2015's dirty dozen tax scams
The "dirty dozen" list of top tax scams for 2015 starts with phone scams and ends with frivolous tax arguments.
 
 
IRS issues revised 2014 and 2015 passenger automobile depreciation limits
New figures for depreciation deductions allowed for business use of passenger automobiles for 2014 were issued to reflect bonus depreciation.
 
 
Charter schools can participate in government retirement plans
Regulations would permit a state or local retirement system that qualifies as a governmental plan to cover employees of charter schools.
 
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CPA News to Know
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1 Top 10 tax resources for the 2015 filing season
 
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1 Details of the president's State of the Union tax proposals
 
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1 AICPA asks Congress to broaden IRS's Sec. 9100 late-election relief
 
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1 IRS updates accounting method change procedures
 
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1 Budget cuts may force IRS furlough days again
 
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1 Senate should ratify outstanding treaties, AICPA says
 
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1 Proposed rules would govern Sec. 41 credit for software
 
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Stepping up from controller to CFO
Finance professionals looking to make a move up must first identify their strengths and weaknesses, says Kathy Johnson, CPA, CGMA.

 
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