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Using LLCs to minimize taxes
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Give it in writing: A review of the new rules
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Complete rules for the IRS's voluntary return preparer certification program are released
The IRS published guidance introducing its new, voluntary Annual Filing Season Program, which permits tax preparers who are not CPAs, attorneys, or enrolled agents to complete tax education requirements.
 
 
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The IRS introduced a streamlined application process using Form 1023-EZ for small organizations that want tax-exempt status under Sec. 501(c)(3).
 
 
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In its latest attempt to fight tax refund fraud, the IRS said that, beginning in January 2015, it will impose a limit of three electronic direct deposits of tax refunds into a single financial account or prepaid debit card.
 
 
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CPA News to Know
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1 Time to change the de minimis amount for tangible property?
 
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1 IRA, qualified plan participants can purchase longevity annuities
 
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1 ITINs will expire after five years under new IRS policy
 
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1 Regulations provide guidance for small-employer premium tax credit
 
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1 Staying ahead of the ATRA and NIIT curve
 
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