Tax Planning; Tax Minimization

A walk through the step-transaction doctrine

This article discusses the step-transaction doctrine, the three tests used to determine if it applies, and advice for taxpayers to help avoid an IRS challenge of the tax treatment of a series of transactions based on the doctrine.

Debt workouts involving commercial real estate

As short-term agreements that borrowers and creditors reached at the beginning of the pandemic start to expire, real estate companies and others will need to find long-term solutions to their insolvency problem.

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2020 tax software survey

COVID-19 upended tax season. Did CPAs’ tax software help them cope? Read the results of our annual tax software survey


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.