Best Article Award

The winner of The Tax Adviser’s 2009 Best Article Award is John C. Zimmerman, CPA (inactive), MST, J.D., associate professor of accounting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, for his article “Deducting Losses for Defrauded Investors” in the July 2009 issue.

The best article was chosen by The Tax Adviser’s Editorial Advisory Board from among the articles published in The Tax Adviser from January through December 2009. It was selected for its usefulness, practicality, and readability.

The Tax Adviser staff and the AICPA congratulate Professor Zimmerman on winning the Best Article Award.

The winning article can be read online here.

Past Best Article Award Winners


Glenn Walberg


Larry Witner


Arlene M. Hibschweiler


John O. Everett

Debra M. Grace


Terry Eyberg

Barbara J. Raasch


Darrell V. Arne

James R. Hamill


Richard W. Harris


Evelyn M. Capassakis


John O. Everett

Cherie J. O’Neill

Newsletter Articles


Traps for the unwary: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes

By now many of us are familiar with the various provisions of the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), P.L. 115-97. Here is a list of changes together with (perhaps) unexpected nuances.


Qualified business income deduction regs. and other guidance issued

The package includes final regulations, guidance on how to calculate W-2 wages, a safe-harbor rule for rental real estate businesses, and new proposed rules on the treatment of previously suspended losses.