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What are the signs that tax reform will occur during this Congress?
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The following are the seven signs of the chances that Congress will vote on tax reform by next year.
   
 
   
From client tax returns to value-added planning: A guide for CPAs
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Large employers who fail to provide minimum health coverage for employees will not be subject to the shared-responsibility penalty until 2015 after Treasury announced that it would delay certain provisions of 2010's health care legislation.
   
 
 
Supreme Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act in estate tax case
The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional because it violates the Fifth Amendment's Due Process Clause by denying equal protection.
   
 
 
IRS issues guidance on minimum essential health coverage, shared-responsibility penalty
In anticipation of the full implementation of health care reform next year, the IRS issued two notices on June 26.
   
 
 
Final rules on acceleration of COD income deferral are issued
The IRS issued two sets of final regulations governing the acceleration of cancellation of debt income for taxpayers who elected under special recession-related legislation to defer that income over a five-year period.
   
 
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1 AICPA makes recommendations on how to prevent tax identity theft
 
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1 Global governments waging war on corporate tax avoidance
 
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1 AICPA comments on Form 1065 and Schedule K-1 instructions to report UBTI
 
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Accountants' new role in estate tax planning
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