State & Local Tax

Supreme Court holds North Carolina cannot tax trust

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision holding that North Carolina’s attempt to tax a trust based solely on the residence of a beneficiary violates the Due Process Clause of the 14th Amendment.

Tax reform in the Garden State

This item summarizes some of the important changes impacting the New Jersey corporation business tax and when these changes took effect or will become effective.

The TCJA and state considerations for business

Post-TCJA, practitioners and taxpayers should be aware of potential state conformity issues in areas including interest expense deductions, qualified business income, net operating losses, and alternative minimum taxes.

Managing corporate state net operating losses

This article offers guidance on maximizing the use of corporate state NOLs, recording deferred tax assets and valuation allowances for them, and incorporating their value in the pricing of M&A transactions.

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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.