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January 12, 2012
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Practice Management
   
Due Diligence Reminders for the 2012 Filing Season
by Annette Nellen, CPA, Esq.
Various tax developments of 2011 carried with them due diligence reminders for the 2012 filing season.
 
   
Tax Treatment of Employer Provided Cellphones
by Thomas Wechter, JD, LLM
The IRS has announced guidance on the tax treatment of employer provided cellphones and employer reimbursements for personal cellphones.
 
   
Will Companies Be Required to Repay Their LIFO Tax Savings?
by Michael Redemske, CPA
How IFRS could increase taxes.
 
   
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Impact of Tax Basis Rules on Form 1065 Schedule K-1 Analysis (Webcast)
AICPA's 2011 Individual Tax Review Series: Beyond the Basics (CPE)
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Financial Planning
   
Using Roth Accounts for Early Retirement
by Barry Picker, CPA, PFS
When individuals, either by choice or not, retire early, they may need to access funds from their IRA or 401(k) account. For those under the age of 50½, this could be a problem.
 
   
Mortgage Interest Deduction Allowed for Home Never Built
by Charles Reichert/Journal of Accountancy
Taxpayers may deduct mortgage interest related to acquiring, constructing or substantially improving a qualified residence, defined as their principal residence and one other qualified dwelling.
 
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CPA News to Know
   
IRS Offshore Programs Produce $4.4 Billion to Date for Nation’s Taxpayers; Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program Reopens
More Innocent Spouses Qualify for Relief Under New IRS Guidelines
New Health Law Increased Insurance Coverage of Adult Children (PDF)
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