ESOPs

Benefiting From Unique Attributes of ESOPs

An employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) is a stock bonus plan or a combination of a stock bonus plan and money purchase pension designed to invest primarily in stock of the employer.

Tracking Tax Basis in an S Corp. ESOP

Editor: Frank J. O'Connell, Jr., CPA, Esq. Employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) currently cover 10 million employees in the U.S. participating in approximately 11,000 plans, according to the ESOP Association. With the number of plans expected to increase, the need for tax accounting and recordkeeping for ESOPs is becoming more

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TECHNOLOGY

2018 tax software survey

Among CPA tax preparers, tax return preparation software generates often extensive and ardent discussion. To get through the rigors of tax season, they depend on their tax preparation software. Here’s how they rate the leading professional products.

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.