Monthly Archives: April 2017

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AICPA issues TQAs on internal control

The AICPA has issued new TQAs about controls relevant to the audit and control activities relevant to the audit.
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News quiz: What worries Americans about retirement and spending

Take this short quiz to see how much you know about recent news.
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Fake financial news threatens Americans’ ability to make sound financial decisions

Experts say individuals should thoroughly investigate financial news and its sources before making investment decisions.
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Trump’s tax reform priorities unveiled

Key features include a large reduction in the corporate tax rate, fewer and lower tax brackets for individuals, and a repeal of the estate tax and the alternative minimum tax.
Source: Tax News
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Trump’s tax reform priorities unveiled

Key features include a large reduction in the corporate tax rate, fewer and lower tax brackets for individuals, and a repeal of the estate tax and the alternative minimum tax.
Source: JOA News
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Treasury ordered to review 2016 tax regulations

President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing the Treasury Department to review “significant” regulations that were issued in 2016 and 2017 to determine if the regulations cost too much, are too complex, or exceed the IRS’s statutory authority.
Source: Tax News
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Guidance issued on PATH Act depreciation, Sec. 179 changes

The IRS issued guidance on how taxpayers can take advantage of various provisions enacted by last year’s PATH Act.
Source: Tax News
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Automatic accounting method change procedures updated

The IRS provided updated rules for the various accounting method changes that qualify for automatic consent from the IRS.
Source: Tax News
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Micro-captive insurance disclosure statement deadline approaching

Taxpayers who have engaged in “micro-captive transactions,” which the Internal Revenue Service has designated as transactions of interest, have until May 1 to file the required disclosure statement.
Source: Tax News
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