Gross Income

Earnout Restriction Causes Substantial Risk of Forfeiture

The Tax Court held that sections of a restricted stock agreement and an employment agreement read together constituted an earnout restriction that might create a substantial risk of forfeiture for stock transferred to an employee.

Individual Tax Report

This article covers recent developments in individual taxation. The items are arranged in Code section order.

IRS Illustrates Employee Reimbursement Plans

The IRS has described four situations where employers have recharacterized taxable wages as nontaxable business expense reimbursements and has ruled on whether these arrangements satisfy the business connection requirement of the accountable plan rules.

Who Can or Must File a Form 1099-C?

With taxpayers and businesses defaulting on credit and loans, tax advisers may consider whether their clients should issue a Form 1099-C for a bad debt.

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SPONSORED REPORT

Tax reform changes are now in effect

With all the recent tax law changes, this year it’s more important than ever to make sure your clients’ tax situations are squared away before year end. This report provides necessary guidance to ensure 2019 starts without a hitch.

DEDUCTIONS

Understanding the new Sec. 199A business income deduction

The new deduction allows certain business owners to keep pace with the significant corporate tax cut provided by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.