TweetShareSharePin0 Shares President Trump was afraid to tackle the dominant set of spending and tax issues facing the federal government. Ditto, so far, for President Biden. Under current law, the Social Security and Medicare trust funds that pay out crucial benefits to retirees will go insolvent by roughly 2034 and 2026, respectively, triggering large mandatory
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares The Biden administration has proposed significant changes to the tax rules that govern how much U.S. companies owe on their foreign profits while working to negotiate a global minimum tax. However, the global minimum tax and the Biden administration’s proposals are quite different. A recent Tax Foundation report dug into the details on
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares2021-2) the IRS gave that a taxpayer that got a lending with the PPP was not allowed to subtract costs that are usually insurance deductible under the Code to the degree the settlement of those expenditures resulted in PPP car loan mercy. In dependence on that assistance, several taxpayers did not subtract expenditures paid
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares President Biden’s newly released budget and the Treasury Department’s “Green Book” of revenue proposals outlines a vision of more spending administered through the tax code. The proposals have revived the debate over the proper role of spending in the tax code, and relies on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to further expand beyond
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares News Practice & Procedures By Dave Strausfeld, J.D. The AICPA welcomed the Biden administration’s recent request for congressional legislation to give the IRS the authority to regulate paid tax preparers who are currently unregulated. The Biden proposal, included in the recently released American Families Plan, requests Congress to pass legislation authorizing the
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares The IRS announced a safe harbor for certain businesses that received first-round Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans but did not deduct any of the original eligible expenses because they relied on guidance issued before the enactment of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), P.L. 116-260, in December 2020. In Notice 2020-32 and Rev.
TweetShareSharePin0 Shares News Expenses & Deductions By Sally P. Schreiber, J.D. The IRS said on Friday that amounts paid for personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks, hand sanitizer, and sanitizing wipes, for the primary purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19 can be treated as amounts paid for medical care under Sec. 213(d) (Announcement 2021-7).