Procedure

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.

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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.