Out of State Business Tax: From Physical Presence to Doing Business

  • May 17, 2012

written by Kevin Hogan In order to fund their ever increasing budget deficits, states have stepped-up their efforts to collect taxes...

What You Need to Know About Higher Education Tax Credits and More

  • May 10, 2012

With the school year winding down, a lot of students will be headed towards college in the fall. Here are a...

FAQ: What is a Family Partnership?

  • May 1, 2012

The family partnership is a common device for reducing the overall tax burden of family members. Family members who contribute property...

Congress Eyes Retirement Savings Plans in Push Toward Tax Reform

  • May 1, 2012

Proposals to reform retirement savings plans were highlighted during an April 2012 hearing by the House Ways and Means Committee. Lawmakers...

Countdown to Supreme Court’s Health Care Decision

  • May 1, 2012

After three days of oral arguments in March, the Supreme Court is deciding the fate of the Pension Protection and Affordable...

Time for Post-Filing Season Checkup

  • May 1, 2012

Your 2011 tax return has been filed, or you have properly filed for an extension. In either case, now it’s time...

Contemporaneous Tax Records: Are You Keeping Up?

  • April 2, 2012

Everybody knows that tax deductions aren’t allowed without proof in the form of documentation. What records are needed to “prove it”...

Latest IRS Data Book Shows Jump in Higher-Income/Small Business Audit Rates

  • April 2, 2012

The just-released 2011 IRS Data Book provides statistical information on IRS examinations, collections and other activities for the most recent fiscal...

How Do I Guard Against Taxpayer Identity Theft?

  • March 1, 2012

The number of tax return-related identity theft incidents has almost doubled in the past three years to well over half a...