AAA-CPA Fall Meeting & Education Conference — Registration Opening Soon!
Registration for the AAA-CPA Fall Meeting & Education Conference, Nov. 5-8 in Washington, D.C., will be opening soon. Click here to view a tentative schedule and education sessions. Questions on the meeting can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
50th AAA-CPA Annual Meeting & Education Conference Photos Available Online
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Civil and Criminal Tax Controversy Updates for 2014 — Co-sponsored by AAA-CPA
On Aug. 15, the AAA-CPA will be co-sponsoring the Civil and Criminal Tax Controversy Updates for 2014. The seminar will be held at Long Island University in Brookville, New York. AAA-CPA members E. Martin Davidoff, Esq., CPA, and Karen Tenenbaum, Esq., CPA, LL.M., are scheduled to speak at this event. Please click here to register.
Why Isn't Inheritance Tax 100 Percent?
You could argue inheritance tax is the fairest of the lot, because the people who pay don't need it any more. So why is it the most controversial tax of all — and why are people so against paying it?
In theory, inheritance tax is fair because, technically speaking, it is the only tax that penalizes the dead and not the living.
Corporate 'Inversions' Are Latest Ploy to Upend US Tax Code
A once-obscure tax dodge known as a corporate "inversion" is turning the debate over U.S. tax reform upside down.
In an inversion, a U.S. company sets up or buys another company in a country with a lower corporate tax rate and then calls the new country home — thereby dodging U.S. taxes it would otherwise have had to pay.
Report: Hedge Funds Escaped Billions in Taxes
Two large banks used a complex financial scheme to help 13 hedge funds avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes and evade federal borrowing limits on brokerage accounts over a 15-year period, according to the findings of a Senate subcommittee investigation.
Deutsche Bank and Barclays Bank sold "basket options" to the hedge funds that allowed the funds to report trading profits as long-term capital gains for tax purposes, even though 97 percent of the assets were held for less than six months, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations said.
6 Ways a New Tax Law Benefits a Sustainable Retirement
Every now and then, the Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service surprise us with taxpayer-friendly legislation that addresses pervasive retirement income planning concerns.
One of the most anxiety-provoking subjects that frighten many people more than death is the possibility of outliving one's assets.
IRS Prepping for Obamacare Employer Mandate in 2015
The Obama administration signaled it's not backing down from the controversial health law employer mandate that has been delayed twice and is the centerpiece of the House's lawsuit against the president.
The Internal Revenue Service posted drafts of the forms that employers will have to fill out to comply with the Obamacare requirement that employers provide health insurance to workers.
House Passes Student Tax Credit Simplification Bill
The House approved legislation to consolidate four different tax incentives for higher education into a single tax credit. The bill would consolidate several tax credits and the tuition deduction into a single, expanded American Opportunity Tax Credit.
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