Tax & Accounting Blog

Trump Administration’s Principles for Tax Reform

Trump Administration’s Principles for Tax Reform

Tax reform has been a hot topic and a high priority for the Trump administration. It recently released a one-pager outlining its priorities for reforming individual and business taxes to help grow the economy, simplify tax rules, provide relief to middle-income families, and enhance global competiveness. Although the “proposal” is short on details, it offers … 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

Fighting Income Inequality on the Wrong Battlefield

Fighting Income Inequality on the Wrong Battlefield

David Brunori is a partner at Quarles and Brady and a Professor at The George Washington University. The Portland, Oregon city council recently voted to impose a unique (and uniquely bad from a policy perspective) tax on corporations. The tax will address “income inequality” in Portland, presumably by making everyone poorer. If the law goes … Read More

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