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Questions about ACA ALE Reporting Requirements? Checkpoint Has the Answers.

Questions about ACA ALE Reporting Requirements? Checkpoint Has the Answers.

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is your business client an Applicable Large Employer (ALE)? Should they be preparing to file Form 1095-C and Form 1094-C? Yes? No? Not sure? We asked our experts at Thomson Reuters Checkpoint the top 3 questions tax practitioners may have regarding the new ACA reporting requirements for large … Read More

Important Information about Affordable Care Act Forms

Important Information about Affordable Care Act Forms

On December 28, 2015, the IRS granted an extension to insurers, self-insuring employers, other coverage providers and applicable large employers for providing the new health care information reporting forms in 2016. These groups now have additional time to provide the following 2015 health coverage forms to individual taxpayers and the IRS. 1095-B, Health Coverage (includes … Read More

IRS Identity Authentication Initiative – State Requirements

IRS Identity Authentication Initiative – State 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. For the 2015 tax season, the IRS will not reject a return if this information is not included. Refer to state-specific User Bulletins or the … Read More

Accounting Career Development: 3 Ways Accounting Firms Can Develop and Retain Employees

Accounting Career Development: 3 Ways Accounting Firms Can Develop and Retain Employees

When it comes to activities that aren’t easily measured in ROI, many of us in the accounting profession have a hard time justifying time spent. If your firm is like most, offering employees services they’ll truly appreciate — such as accounting career development — often fall to the bottom of the to-do list. But, if … Read More

Accounting Trends: What Will New Accounting Clients Want from Your Firm?

Accounting Trends: What Will New Accounting Clients Want from Your Firm?

Right now, life in the accounting profession is good. Growth trends are on an upswing with accounting market employment up more than 4% over last year and steady revenue growth since 2011. We’ve rebounded from the recession and are starting to gain confidence again. Time to sit back and relax, right? Wrong. I’m starting a … Read More