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    SALT Issues to Consider during COVID-19 Crisis

    The economic repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic have some economists forecasting that the U.S. economy will not rebound quickly to precrisis levels. The state and local tax implications, both in the current environment and in the long term, will be wide-ranging and require considerable attention.
  • Retiring Boomers Beware: The Taxman Cometh

    Pennsylvania residents of an age commonly known as “baby boomers” are retiring and relocating to warmer and more tax-temperate climates, such as Florida. The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is aware of this trend, and it is guarding the commonwealth’s coffers by challenging nonresidency status and certain retirement payouts. Simply put: If your client retires and moves, they will have to prove their new status.

Federal Tax

  • Federal Tax Adjustments in the Wake of COVID-19

    To combat the COVID-19 crisis, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. These efforts were designed to offer relief to business owners, but, as we know from past actions, many times a change to one provision of the tax code directly or indirectly affects another provision.
  • New Section 987 Foreign Currency Regulations Hold Trap

    In the global economy, companies operate foreign business in various currencies. U.S. taxpayers must translate their foreign currency transactions into U.S. dollars. Many times the rules are misunderstood.

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CPA Conversations Podcasts

  • International Tax Issues for Foreign Athletes and Entertainers

    The tax rules for non-U.S. residents are complicated enough regularly, but they only get more intense when you apply them to foreign athletes and entertainers. In today’s podcast, we explore the rules with Patrick McCormick of the law firm Culhane Meadows.
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  • One CPA’s Experience with Cloud Computing Technology

    Search the internet for articles on cloud computing: it wouldn’t be hard to find stories covering the benefits of cloud computing for CPAs. However, it also wouldn’t be difficult to find pieces warning about the dangers of housing client data on an external server. So, we figured why not talk directly to a CPA about her cloud computing experience and then let you decide for yourself. That’s why we are talking to Irene Wachsler of Wachsler CPA LLC. Wachsler addresses the fears about data security in the cloud, the technology’s effect on time savings, and its usefulness for tax season prep.
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