If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring. Some tax professionals are...
By David Trainer: Liberty Tax (NASDAQ:TAX) has carved out a successful niche as the discount option for tax return preparation. Despite its significantly smaller scale and brand awareness compared to competitors such as H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) and Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU), TAX still earns a comparable return on invested capital (ROIC). Show More Summary
I was in a meeting with a new client yesterday doing some proactive planning. This particular investor had just graduated college a little over a year ago and he and his friend decided to get into the flipping business. Although theShow More Summary
Washington Post op-ed: Shareholders, Public Deserve Tax Transparency, by Catherine Rampell: Tax inversions. Double Irish with a Dutch sandwich. Spinning off tangible assets into real estate investment trusts. Son-of-BOSS shelters. These are among the array of eye-glazingly complicated tax avoidance strategies adopted by America’s biggest companies. Each gets a moment...
Saturday: Slate: 170+ LSAT Scorers Are Returning to Law School IRS Releases 2012 Individual Income Tax Return Data Academics and the Social Network The IRS Scandal, Day 471 Sunday: WSJ Bull Market, Possible Cutbacks in Charitable Deduction & Spate of Inversions Drive Surge in Donor-Advised Funds Number of Prospective Law...
H&R Cell Block? Some Tax Return Refund Scams Are Run From Prison, Embarrassing For the IRS and Prison Authorities.
The IRS yesterday released (IR-2014-83) Publication 1304, Individual Income Tax Returns 2012: U.S. taxpayers filed 144.9 million individual income tax returns for tax year 2012, down 0.3 percent from 2011. The adjusted gross income less deficit reported on these returns totaled $9.1 trillion, which is an 8.7-percent increase from the...
A Florida man on Tuesday pleaded guilty in New York to criminal charges for concealing as much $1.1 million in offshore accounts. Bernard Kramer pleaded guilty to conspiracy and submitting false tax returns, stemming from a scheme that...Show More Summary
Instagram creates advertising tools for brands. How one company uses its employee handbook as a recruiting tool. Should publicly traded companies have to disclose their tax returns?
Washington Times, Obamacare Tax Forms May Pose Challenge for Enrollees, Exchanges: Obamacare customers won’t be able to file their tax returns next year until the government sends them a form detailing their coverage and tax credits, and if those forms are late some taxpayers could face a delay in seeking...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said GOP governor hopeful Bruce Rauner should release his tax returns, echoing calls from Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s campaign.
As a would-be candidate for governor — and one whose New York residency is sketchy — Democratic gadfly challenger Zephyr Teachout should immediately make public her tax returns.
By Michelle Conlin and Peter Rudegeair (Reuters) - Mortgage applicants who can't provide tax returns or pay stubs to show their income are getting stated income loans again as companies such as Unity West Lending and Westport Mortgage chase customers they can no longer afford to ignore. Show More Summary
Mortgage applicants who can't provide tax returns or pay stubs to show their income are getting stated income loans again as companies such as Unity West Lending and Westport Mortgage chase customers they can no longer afford to ignore. Show More Summary
Let's get one thing straight: Bruce Rauner is really rich. His income tax returns show he earned $108 million between 2010 and 2012. That's a lot of coin. Let's get one thing straight: Bruce Rauner is really rich. His income tax returns show he earned $108 million between 2010 and 2012. That's a lot of coin.
The Department of Justice has issued a blisteringly scornful request to NOM's demand for nearly $700K in attorneys' fees for their lawsuit over the accidental release of their tax return. Enjoy: Despite losing all the significant issues...Show More Summary
We've all probably seen the TV commercial where an earnest-looking Bruce Rauner declares that he's "ready to go to work for you." Rauner, the Republican nominee for Illinois governor, has been emphasizing that he's a "business guy, not a politician."
A law professor wrote an article discussing our work ensuring state tax guidance to same-sex couples after DOMA was struck down. About half the states both (1) require state tax return filing status to match the federal tax return filing status and (2) ban gay marriage. Show More Summary
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia yesterday followed Loving v IRS, 742 F.3d 1014 (D.C. Cir. 2014), and held that the IRS lacks statutory authority to regulate tax return perparers. Ridgely v. Lew, 1:12-cv-00565 (D.D.C. July 16, 2014). Prior TaxProf Blog coverage: D.C. Circuit Invalidates IRS's Regulation...
David Bowie sang "don't want to be a richer man" but not many of us agree. Life changes can have dramatic effects on your tax return. From getting married to having a baby or even getting divorced, use our tips to help keep more of your money in your pocket. Marriage Tax time is another reminder that you are no longer single. Show More Summary