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Rethinking Combined Reporting, the Worst Idea of the Year, and Unicorns in Kentucky

Rethinking Combined Reporting, the Worst Idea of the Year, and Unicorns in Kentucky

For many years I believed that to make the corporate income tax work, states had to adopt combined reporting. I believed that separate accounting regimes left too many planning opportunities. Yes, I also thought that the corporate tax should be repealed. But, I thought if the corporate tax were to survive combined reporting was a … 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