Procedure

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.

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.

S.C. Taxpayers’ Social Security Numbers, Credit Cards Hacked

The South Carolina Department of Revenue is providing affected taxpayers a year of credit monitoring after a hacker stole information including 3.6 million Social Security numbers and 387,000 credit and debit card numbers from its computer systems.

Combined Reporting Creates Compliance Challenges

An increasing number of states have enacted or proposed combined reporting requirements for related entities involved in a unitary business, creating increased compliance burdens for taxpayers and administrative challenges for state tax agencies.

Sales Tax Audit Best Practices

This article discusses common issues in state sales tax audits and gives tips and best practices for each part of an audit life cycle.

The Recent Growth of Mandatory Unitary Combined Reporting

The use of mandatory unitary combined reporting has become increasingly popular among states in recent years, driven by state budgetary shortfalls and the perceived distortion of taxable income by multistate corporations filing separate company reports.

Newsletter Articles

50th ANNIVERSARY

50 years of The Tax Adviser

The January 2020 issue marks the 50th anniversary of The Tax Adviser, which was first published in January 1970. Over the coming year, we will be looking back at early issues of the magazine, highlighting interesting tidbits.

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

2019 tax software survey

This annual survey shows how CPAs rate the tax preparation software they used during last tax season and how it handled the recent tax law changes.