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Taxing the Cloud: Michigan Dept. of Treasury Changes Policy

As software has become less tangible, the application of sales and use taxes has become more complicated. Recently, Michigan’s Department of Treasury released a notice clarifying their policy regarding prewritten computer software delivered electronically after a Court of Appeals ruling on the issue.  See Auto-Owners Inc. Co. v. Dept. of Treas., 2015 WL 6473592 … Read More

Good News If You File a Non-Resident Tax Return

Good News If You File a Non-Resident Tax Return

A bi-partisan bill aimed at simplifying state income tax requirements for employees who work multiple days per year outside their state of residence is gaining momentum in Congress. The passage of this bill, known as the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015, would provide long-overdue relief for employers and employees … Read More

Ready for Same-Sex Marriage Tax Filing?

Ready for Same-Sex Marriage Tax Filing?

Over the past two years, two landmark U.S. Supreme Court rulings involving same-sex marriage—Windsor and Obergefell—have changed the legal landscape for millions of Americans. These long-anticipated rulings have given same-sex couples the right to marry and have their marriage recognized in every state. With these rulings comes equal tax treatment, the implications of which are … Read More

Using the ACA to Your Advantage

Using the ACA to Your Advantage

The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has brought major change to the accounting profession as individuals and companies are increasingly turning to accountants and tax preparers for help in complying with new health care mandates and understanding health insurance decisions. As a tax practitioner, it is now your job to not only verify … Read More