New Schedules K-2 & K-3 affecting all flow-through entity tax returns

New Schedules K-2 & K-3 affecting all flow-through entity tax returns

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the IRS has released final versions of two new Schedules K-2 & K-3 that should be included with tax returns of pass-through entities. These schedules were originally perceived as being required to be filed only by entities reporting items of international relevance.  However, in its recent January […]

2021 Year-End Tax Planning & Compliance for Individuals, Families, and Trusts

AAFCPAs Tax Leaders provide an overview of what you need to know heading into year-end 2021. Congress tends to enact tax law changes every year. They also tend to put off passing tax legislation until the 11th hour. As we approach the end of 2021, this continues. AAFCPAs monitors closely the status of emerging legislation, […]

2021 Year-End Tax Planning & Compliance for Privately Held Companies

AAFCPAs Tax Leaders provide an overview of what you need to know heading into year-end 2021. Congress tends to enact tax law changes every year. They also tend to put off passing tax legislation until the 11th hour. As we approach the end of 2021, this continues. AAFCPAs monitors closely the status of emerging legislation, […]

Tax Planning Guides for Businesses & Individuals (2021-2022)

Tax Planning Guides for Businesses & Individuals (2021-2022)

When considering your optimal tax planning & compliance strategy, business & individual tax payers must account for all current and impending tax code changes. This includes the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the 2019 Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and subsequent stimulus initiatives, as […]

IRS Offers Safe Harbor for Claiming PPP Loan Deductions

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the IRS has recently released a revenue procedure (Rev. Proc. 2021-20) that provides a safe harbor for certain businesses claiming Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan deductions. The Rev Proc is applicable for taxpayers that received a PPP loan but did not deduct certain otherwise deductible expenses paid […]

CARES Act Eases Loss Limitation Rules

CARES Act Eases Loss Limitation Rules

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that, to provide businesses and their owners with some relief from the financial effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act eases the rules for claiming certain tax losses. AAFCPAs has provided an outline, below, of the—mostly temporary—modifications. Liberalized Rules for NOL […]

S Corporation Diligence to Avoid Inadvertent Termination and Loss of Tax Benefits

The S corporation remains a popular entity choice, combining the liability protection of a corporation with many of the tax benefits of a partnership. However, these benefits come at a price: S corporations must comply with strict requirements that limit the number and type of shareholders, prohibit complex capital structures, and impose other restrictions. Advantages […]

Relaxed Limit on Business Interest Deductions

AAFCPAs would like to remind clients that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act temporarily relaxes the limitation on deductions for business interest expense in an effort to provide tax relief to businesses suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic. TCJA Created New Limitation Before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), some corporations were […]

Tax Provisions and Extenders in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware, on December 21, 2020, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (The Act), a $2.3 trillion spending bill.  Among the stimulus package and other COVID-19 relief provisions, the Act contained several tax provisions and extenders. AAFCPAs has highlighted below some of the most impactful tax provisions and extenders […]

Stimulus Package: Highlights, Including Deductibility of Expenses for PPP Loan Recipients

Stimulus Package: Highlights, Including Deductibility of Expenses for PPP Loan Recipients

The House and Senate passed a new stimulus legislation that will include direct payments to Americans, jobless benefits, and funds for businesses and vaccine distribution, which the President signed on December 27th. AAFCPAs’ COVID-19 Task Force will continue to digest the contents of the forthcoming, 5,593-page legislation and will advise clients as appropriate on its […]