Accounting methods

Potential Expiration Is Not an Event

A grocery store/gasoline retailer could take a deduction for discounts on gasoline purchases that the store’s customers had accrued but not yet taken at the end of the year.

New Form 3115 Is Required, IRS Announces

The IRS alerted the public that a new Form 3115, Application for Change in Accounting Method, has been issued with a revision date of December 2015, the first revision since 2009.

Newsletter Articles

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

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.

NEWS

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.