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Join Us at the 2011 Tax Information Reporting Forum

Join Us at the 2011 Tax Information Reporting Forum

Information Reporting (1099) is becoming more complicated and the risks relating to non-compliance or inaccurate reporting are high. These recent changes to FATCA, 1099 reporting, 1042 and 1042-S, foreign reporting and cost-basis reporting will affect your business, whether it’s a corporation, a bank, trust department, or wealth management firm. Join us for a two-day, in-depth … Read More

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Some 1099s Still Go to Corporations, Despite Repeal of the Big 1099-MISC Changes

Does the repeal of the 1099-MISC expansion mean all payments to corporations are now exempt from being reported? No, because some specific requirements to report payments to corporations are in effect under subsections of the tax code other than the one that was expanded in March 2010 and then repealed in April 2011. Payments to corporations that … Read More

Congress Repeals 2010 Legislation that Expanded 1099 Information Reporting Requirements

Congress Repeals 2010 Legislation that Expanded 1099 Information Reporting Requirements

On April 14, 2011, the President signed H.R. 4, the Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011. This new law retroactively repeals unpopular Form 1099 information reporting rules added by 2010 legislation. Background Code Section 6041 requires all persons engaged in a trade or business making certain payments of … Read More

Banks Are Going Green

Banks Are Going Green

Following the national trend in businesses across the country, banks are turning to more eco-friendly solutions. Implementing these new methods for reducing, reusing and recycling sometimes includes technology changes.  Changes in technology purchases that support a paperless office environment allow banks to significantly reduce paper output by offering workflow and document management solutions. With Workflow Management tools, … Read More