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June 14, 2012
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Using S corporations to avoid the Medicare tax
By Thomas R. Wechter, J.D.
Next year's new tax on net investment income provides another incentive to form an S corporation.
Court says no to affiliate nexus in Illinois
By Annette Nellen, Esq., CPA
What is affiliate nexus, and why did it have a setback recently in Illinois?
Relief from federal income tax liabilities during the recession: A fresh start
By Sally P. Schreiber, J.D.
IRS loosens rules for offers in compromise and payment plans.
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Guidance issued on new $2,500 FSA limit
Prop. regs. clarify meaning of "substantial risk of forfeiture" under Sec. 83
Proposed regs. on basis for S corporation shareholders from bona fide indebtedness
First Circuit strikes down Defense of Marriage Act but stays tax remedies
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1 Final regs. issued on health insurance premiums tax credit
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