Credits

A PATH to savings

This article examines the PATH act provisions and other developments favorable for taxpayers.

Practical Documentation of QRAs for the R&D Tax Credit

In the absence of records specifically created to document the research tax credit, taxpayers often have to rely on estimates and an assortment of documents, interviews, and other evidence to substantiate expenditures that qualify for the research tax credits.

Rules Governing Internal-Use Software Are Proposed

The IRS issued long-awaited proposed regulations on what type of internal-use software qualifies for the Sec. 41 research credit. Although the new rules are proposed, not final, the IRS says it will not challenge taxpayers' return positions that apply these rules currently.

Newsletter Articles

TAX REFORM

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.

DEDUCTIONS

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.