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DOMA update: Federal income and estate tax refund claims and state taxes
By Eileen R. Sherr, CPA
Married same-sex couples who live in states that don't recognize same-sex marriage but refer to federal returns face uncertainty.
Still seeking sales and use taxes
By Annette Nellen, Esq., CPA
States' efforts to turn remote vendors into sales tax collectors are varied, ever changing, and often problematic.
Court holds deferred compensation plan is not an ERISA plan
By Sally P. Schreiber, J.D., Editor
How a firm structures a deferred compensation plan can make a big difference.
The Adviser's Guide to Sales and Use Tax: State and Local Compliance and Planning Opportunities
The Adviser's Guide to Multistate Income Taxation: Compliance and Planning Opportunities
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SCIN Transactions Result in Taxable Gifts
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Revenue procedure provides liberal relief for late S corp. elections
The new revenue procedure expands the time for requesting relief—and in some cases there will be no deadline if the corporation meets certain requirements.
Final rules issued on individual health care mandate
The IRS issued final regulations, adopting rules proposed in January, on the mandate requiring individuals to pay a penalty if they do not obtain health care coverage beginning in 2014.
Small employers' health insurance premium tax credit rules issued in proposed form
The IRS issued proposed regulations on the part of 2010's health care reform legislation that provides small employers with a tax credit when they offer qualifying health insurance coverage to their employees.
Health coverage information reporting requirements guidance issued
The IRS issued two related proposed regulation projects on health care coverage reporting requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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CPA News to Know
1 AICPA urges Congress to provide IRS with sufficient funds to perform its duties
1 If you or your clients are the victim of tax-related identity theft
1 The use of intentionally defective grantor trusts post ATRA
1 Affordable Care Act implications you need to know now
1 Final rules issued on IRS disclosure of tax return information under health care law
1 IRS proposes increased user fees for installment agreements, offers in compromise
1 Final regulations attack artificially generated foreign tax credits
1 Online FATCA registration system launched
1 Regulations clarify treatment of a debt instrument under straddle rules
1 Final regs. adopt differential income stream method for cost-sharing agreements
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  Sept. 25 The Economics of Life Insurance
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