Employment Taxes

Accelerating FICA and FUTA Tax Deductions for Vacation and Bonus Pay

Rev. Rul. 2007-12 holds that if the all-events test and recurring-item exception of Sec. 461 are otherwise met, an accrual-method taxpayer may deduct FICA and FUTA tax expenses (payroll taxes) in the year that the deferred compensation to which they relate is earned, regardless of whether that deferred compensation is deductible in a later year under Sec. 404.

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Tax reform changes are now in effect

With all the recent tax law changes, this year it’s more important than ever to make sure your clients’ tax situations are squared away before year end. This report provides necessary guidance to ensure 2019 starts without a hitch.

DEDUCTIONS

Understanding the new Sec. 199A business income deduction

The new deduction allows certain business owners to keep pace with the significant corporate tax cut provided by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.