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Dissecting 2021’s Tax Proposals: What CPAs Need to Know
From Biden’s ambitious legislative agenda to the bills sponsored by his Democratic colleagues, here are the most important tax proposals CPAs and their clients should be aware of.
The Hidden Gems of the CAA
The latest COVID-19 relief bill contains some headline grabbers, but other less trumpeted provisions could also make a big difference for CPAs and their clients.
What’s New for the Next Tax Season?
2020 was a year of legislation with significant tax implications—here are the biggest changes that may impact your clients in the coming tax filing season.
Year-End Tax Planning With the Senate in the Balance
In the final days of 2020, here are some tips on planning for 2021 when control of the Senate is yet to be determined.
10 Year-End Tax Moves to Make Now
These tax tips can help improve your financial health and stimulate tax-time savings.
Financial Planning for a Post-Election World
Comparing the most significant tax policies of Biden and Trump can help ensure financial success no matter the outcome of the November election.
Tax Strategies in the Time of COVID-19
Tax and financial advisors must engage clients over tax payment relief and planning opportunities in a down market.
How SECURE Is Your Estate Plan?
Revisiting retirement and estate plans is a must under the new SECURE Act.
The Strategy Behind Philanthropy
Facilitating the evolution from charitable donor to philanthropist could be one of the most satisfying things you do for your clients.
How to Tally Up Some Savings During the 12 Days of Tax-Mas
As you’re counting down the days of the holiday season, count on these year-end tax planning strategies to make your tax season just as merry.
IRS Makes Major Change to Cryptocurrency Taxation
The agency’s guidance remains cryptic, but crypto-to-crypto exchanges are now definitely classed as taxable events.
Illinois’ Incomprehensible Sales Tax Law
A post-Wayfair fix for leveling the playing field between online and brick-and-mortar retailers has made Illinois sales tax more unbalanced.
The Secret to Earning Lifelong Clients
Finance professionals must invest in achieving their clients’ goals if they want to be their most valued—not just their most trusted—advisors.
TCJA: Has the Chance Paid Off?
Two years in with the new tax law, there’s still much uncertainty about its benefits.
Surviving the Second Busy Season Scaries
Between late documentation and procrastinating clients, it’s no wonder the April tax deadline is ghastly. But why does a second busy season haunt CPAs in October?
Expanding Real Estate ROI With 1031 Exchanges
Property owners and real estate investors—and their advisors—have a lot to gain by diving into 1031 exchanges, DSTs, and the Internal Revenue Code.
Opportunity Zones: Hidden Gems in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Newly created “Opportunity Zones” may bring a breath of fresh air to the Illinois economy while giving blighted communities a badly needed boost.
How to Talk About Tax Extensions
For many CPAs, tax season doesn’t end in April, which means knowing how to talk to clients about tax extensions is a must.
The IRS Is Coming for Your Passport
IRS Notice CP508C can put an end to taxpayer travels. Here's how to help your tax delinquent clients.
Decoding the Democrats’ Sweep
What’s in store for Illinois tax policy after Democrats sweep November’s election?