Stock basis

Current Developments in S Corporations

This article discusses major changes and developments that directly affect S corporations and their tax advisers during the period of this update (July 10, 2012–July 9, 2013).

Deducting S Corporation Losses to Extent of Shareholder Basis

An S corporation shareholder reports corporate income or loss on the personal income tax return for the year in which the corporate year ends; losses or deductions passed through to the shareholder first reduce stock basis, then loss amounts are applied against debt basis.

Current Developments in S Corporations

During the period of this S corporation tax update, some major changes that directly affect S corporations took place. This article also presents tax planning ideas for S corporations and their shareholders.

Current Developments in S Corporations (Part II)

This article provides an annual update of recent IRS rulings, guidance, and other developments concerning S corporations. It discusses S corporation eligibility, elections, termination issues, second class of stock, and trusts owning S corporation stock.

Adjusting Basis of Inherited S Stock for IRD

Editor: Albert B. Ellentuck, Esq. Income in respect of a decedent (IRD) generally consists of items of gross income a decedent was entitled to at death that, because of the decedent’s method of accounting, were not included in the final individual return; see Regs. Sec. 1.691(a)-1(b). IRD is included in

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Tax software survey

Our annual survey offers a look at how CPAs judged their tax preparation software in a wide range of types of practices.

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Congress enacts tax reform

Here are many of the most important provisions in the new law that affect both individual taxpayers and businesses. All changes were effective Jan. 1, 2018, except as noted.