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Legislation Updates for 2017

Legislation Updates for 2017

Let’s take a look at what we can anticipate in the next few months with potential new legislation. Federal health reform — President Trump wants to replace the Affordable Care Act…what he’ll replace it with is anyone’s guess. What we know for now is that the ACA is here to stay for 2017 and possibly … Read More

New Phishing Scheme Reiterates the Need for Stronger Data Security Within Accounting Firms

New Phishing Scheme Reiterates the Need for Stronger Data Security Within Accounting Firms

Accounting Firms, Blog February 21, 2017

The IRS recently warned accountants and tax preparers about a new, two-phased phishing scam involving cybercriminals posing as potential clients. This new scam is especially deceiving as many of tax professionals are so inundated with client requests during tax season that they may let their guard down. Here’s how it works. The first phishing email … Read More

UltraTax/1120 – Now Track Basis from a 1065 Schedule K-1 Pass-Through Entity

UltraTax/1120 – Now Track Basis from a 1065 Schedule K-1 Pass-Through Entity

With 2016 UltraTax/1120, you can track a corporation’s basis in a partnership interest. Losses reported on a pass-through 1065 Schedule K-1 are limited by the amount of the corporation’s basis in the pass-through entity. UltraTax/1120 includes partner’s basis worksheets for regular tax and AMT that report these calculations. In addition, K-1 reconciliation worksheets were added … Read More

State Driver’s License Requirements

State Driver’s License Requirements

On June 11, 2015, the IRS issued an announcement regarding the collaborative effort to combat identity theft and tax refund fraud. Thomson Reuters supports and is participating in this initiative. In an effort to reduce identity theft and fraudulent return filing, complete the Form of identification field on federal Screen IDAuth for state electronic filing … Read More

CS Web Accounts Now Have a “Software Only” Option

CS Web Accounts Now Have a “Software Only” Option

With the new login requirements and the necessary CS Web accounts needed to access the software, the new Software Only option enables you to access your CS Professional Suite applications — but does not permit access to website features such as software renewals, training or the Thomson Reuters Community. An Admin account can manage and … Read More