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17 Feb 2017, 1:33 pm by Joe Kristan
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses how a dentist kept adequate records to beat the IRS's claim that he did not materially participate in his real estate business: Part-time dentist, full-time record-keeper beats IRS. [read post]
10 Feb 2017, 7:51 pm by Paul Caron
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses how the EITC can be used to purchase drugs: Earned income credit helps poor man pay for his pharmaceuticals. [read post]
3 Feb 2017, 1:39 pm by Paul Caron
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) reminisces about a 1970 episode of The Mary Tyler Moor Show involving an IRS audit. [read post]
27 Jan 2017, 2:08 pm by Paul Caron
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) describes a recent Tax Court decision rejecting the IRS's attempt to attribute wages to an attorney from his failing S corporation law firm. [read post]
20 Jan 2017, 12:25 pm by Joe Kristan
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) describes how the Tax Court's treatment of a plastic surgeon's claim that his interest in a surgery center was a passive activity, distinct from his medical practice. [read post]
13 Jan 2017, 1:19 pm by Paul Caron
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) describes a recent Tax Court case in which the judge rejected a taxpayer's attempt to be treated as a real estate professional for passive loss purposes because of his unsubstantiated assertions that he... [read post]
6 Jan 2017, 12:28 pm by Paul Caron
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) uses a recent IRS ruling to discuss how the accumulated earnings tax on C corporations may take on increased importance in a reformed tax code emerging from the Trump Administration and the 115th... [read post]
31 Dec 2016, 12:36 pm by Kelly Phillips Erb
Twitter is a great way to stay on top of tax news, tax information, and tax policy all over the world. [read post]
30 Dec 2016, 3:04 pm by Joe Kristan
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses how deductions of a zombie corporations eventually die. [read post]
16 Dec 2016, 2:18 pm by Paul Caron
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses how Sec. 263A can apply to a cash-basis farmer. [read post]
9 Dec 2016, 2:17 pm by Paul Caron
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses the estate tax advantages of cash basis farming. [read post]
2 Dec 2016, 2:43 pm by Joe Kristan
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses multi-level marketing business deductions. [read post]
25 Nov 2016, 1:26 pm by Paul Caron
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses the importance of not paying other creditors before you pay payroll taxes to the IRS. [read post]
18 Nov 2016, 12:15 pm by Joe Kristan
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses the importance of keeping good mileage records if you plan on deducting expenses incurred in the business use of a car (even an Aston Martin). [read post]
11 Nov 2016, 12:32 pm by Joe Kristan
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses a recent Tax Court case that illustrates the need for a “sauce for the gander” rule that allows taxpayers receive penalty payments from the IRS on the same basis as the IRS... [read post]
4 Nov 2016, 12:36 pm by Paul Caron
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses one way the IRS ferrets out business tax cheating. [read post]
28 Oct 2016, 12:06 pm by Joe Kristan
This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog), discusses Jackson v. [read post]
5 Sep 2016, 6:25 am by Paul Caron
Joe Kristan (Tax Update Blog), Labor Day and the Earned Income Tax Credit: [Y]ou may want to ponder the hot “labor” issue of the moment — the minimum wage and its alternatives. ... [read post]
20 Feb 2016, 12:36 am by Paul Caron
Joe Kristan (Tax Update Blog), President’s Day. [read post]