IRS issues guidance on new retirement catch-up contribution rules

Thursday, September 28, 2023
In December 2022, President Biden signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) 2.0 Act. Among other things, the sweeping new law made some significant changes to so-called...... Read More

Businesses Beware of ERTC Scams

Friday, September 22, 2023
In the face of a flood of illegitimate claims for the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), the IRS has imposed an immediate moratorium through at least the end of 2023...... Read More

Transitional relief for RMDs and inherited IRAs

Monday, August 21, 2023
The IRS has issued new guidance providing transitional relief related to recent legislative changes to the age at which taxpayers must begin taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) from retirement accounts....... Read More

The IRS’s is watching virtual currency

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
The IRS’s interest in cryptocurrency has increased. In 2021, for example, the agency launched Operation Hidden Treasure to root out taxpayers who don’t report income from cryptocurrency transactions on their...... Read More

Social Security’s future: The problem and the proposals

Monday, July 17, 2023
Recent studies have rekindled fears about the Social Security program's approaching insolvency in the absence of congressional action. Because the alternatives for preventing insolvency will undoubtedly result in suffering for...... Read More

President Biden’s proposed budget includes notable tax provisions

Friday, April 21, 2023
President Biden has released his proposed budget for the federal government for the 2024 fiscal year. The budget, which aims to cut the deficit by nearly $3 trillion over 10...... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court rules against the IRS on critical FBAR issue

Friday, April 14, 2023
The U.S. Supreme Court recently weighed in on an issue regarding a provision of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) that has split two federal courts of appeal. Its 5-4 ruling...... Read More

Potential tax legislation in the new Congress 2023

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
The 2022 mid-term election has shifted the scales in Washington, D.C., with the Democrats no longer controlling both houses of Congress. While it remains to be seen if — and...... Read More