Tax Season is over — First thing to do now: Book your trip to the NE Regional Education Conference for relaxation and networking!
The AAA-CPA invites you to attend the 2011 Northeastern Regional Education Conference, April 29-May 1, at Dolce Seaview Resort, Galloway, N.J. We encourage both members and non-members to attend. Speakers and topics include:
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3 new jobs posted to the AAA-CPA Job Board
The AAA-CPA new job board has been very active lately with three new jobs posted in the past two weeks! Make sure to check them out by clicking here.
Transaction Attorney — Small Carlsbad law firm, with sophisticated business, employment and tax planning practice, is currently looking for a business transaction attorney. Candidate must be a flexible team player who enjoys working with others in a small firm environment. The position requires a positive attitude, an outgoing personality, and attention to detail. Candidates must have strong legal research, writing and communication skills. Must be a currently licensed Certified Public Accountant. Please email your resume and salary requirements to email@example.com. No relocation available for this position. Must be eligible to work in the US and passed the CA bar. No phone calls please.
Do you still owe taxes on forgiven debt?
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Millions of consumers who negotiated a debt settlement on a credit card balance may be surprised to find that they are not out of the woods after all. Their card issuer may have written off their bad credit card debt; but, unfortunately, Uncle Sam has not. More
Nonpayers complicate Republican effort at overhaul of US tax code
More than 45 percent of U.S. households won't owe federal income taxes for 2010. That stems from decades of tax cuts and, in the minds of some Republican lawmakers, it's also a problem. Policies designed to ease the tax burden of lower-income Americans and offer targeted tax incentives have pushed millions of people off the income tax rolls. That has bolstered an argument that these households don't have enough of a stake in the political system because they don't pay income taxes. More
When tax debt looms large: IRS offers payment relief
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Some folks end up owing a significant amount of additional tax. If you owe more than $25,000, the IRS's Online Payment Agreement Application may not be an option. But you may still be able to request and qualify for a payment plan. The process requires filing several additional forms. More
The US tax code: A 'huge convoluted mess'
Every year in our nation's capital, cherry blossoms are a welcome sign of spring. But this year they coincide with another, far less welcome spectacle: Turmoil, over taxes. With our national debt above 14 trillion dollars, has the age-old debate over taxing and spending finally reached a tipping point? More
Study warns of tax reform impact on flow-through businesses
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A new study from Ernst & Young examines the impact on flow-through businesses of the tax reform proposals, and cautions against lowering corporate tax rates at the expense of S Corporations. More
Internet sales tax to be introduced in US Senate
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Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., could propose sweeping legislation to tax all online purchases, in a move aimed at closing states' budget shortfalls. Such a tax would plow more than $1 billion in tax revenues into New York's state coffers for the 2012 budget, according to some estimates. William Fox, a University of Tennessee economics professor, said that based on his own estimates, New York lost about $865.5 million in tax revenues in 2010 — almost enough to close that year's $1 billion budget deficit — based on its four percent tax rate. More