Individuals

Tax provisions in the Build Back Better act

The Build Back Better Act contains a large number of tax provisions, ranging from an extension of the advance child tax credit, to a wide variety of green energy tax incentives, and a minimum tax on corporations.

Social Security wage base, COLA set for 2022

The Social Security Administration announced the maximum amount of wages subject to Social Security tax in 2022 and a cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security benefits.

AICPA recommends QBI improvements

The AICPA recommended in a letter to Senate tax-writing leaders eight ways to improve the deduction for qualified business income under Sec. 199A.

Supreme Court lets health care law stand

The US Supreme Court held that Texas and several other states lacked standing to sue over the constitutionality of the Sec. 5000A mandate that requires individuals to obtain minimum essential health coverage. The decision leaves the Affordable Care Act in place.

IRS posts ARPA credit FAQs

The IRS has posted two sets of FAQs that explain changes to the child and dependent care credit and to the sick and family leave credits made by the American Rescue Plan Act.

Tax Insider Articles

DEDUCTIONS

Business meal deductions after the TCJA

This article discusses the history of the deduction of business meal expenses and the new rules under the TCJA and the regulations and provides a framework for documenting and substantiating the deduction.

TAX RELIEF

Quirks spurred by COVID-19 tax relief

This article discusses some procedural and administrative quirks that have emerged with the new tax legislative, regulatory, and procedural guidance related to COVID-19.