CPAs Devise Multiple Tax-Planning Scenarios Given Inaction by Congress »
Accountants are advising their clients to formulate more than one tax-planning strategy that could be implemented at the end of the year depending on how and when lawmakers address expired and expiring tax law, practitioners told BNA in Aug. 16 interviews.
Swiss Bankers Fight, Fear Release of Names to DOJ in Tax Crackdown »
Former and current employees of Swiss banks have launched suits challenging decisions by the Swiss government and many of the country's most important banks to hand over their names and other personal details to U.S. authorities as part of the continued crackdown against the use of Swiss banks for tax evasion.
Critics of Online Sales Tax Bills to Meet With Congressional Sponsors »
A coalition of business groups opposed to legislation enforcing sales tax collection on electronic sales will meet with the legislations' chief sponsors Aug. 28 to discuss possible changes to the bills, a source involved in the discussions told BNA Aug. 15.
Form to Certify FATCA Status May Spur Errors, Practitioners Say »
A new draft version of a form that intermediaries and other entities will need to submit to withholding agents under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act is very complicated and will be difficult for many taxpayers to complete, practitioners told BNA in interviews Aug. 14.
With Ryan on GOP Ticket, Campaign Could Focus on Taxes, Health Care »
The selection of House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) could push topics such as taxes and health care to the forefront of the 2012 presidential campaign, according to observers, but it could also make a fiscal compromise more difficult.
Disagreements Linger on Sales Tax Software for Internet Sales »
Competing interests in the debate over collecting sales taxes on electronically sold goods remain at odds over inexpensive computer software that is supposed to make the task easier and accurate for merchants—but perhaps does not always work.
Grassley, Enzi to Introduce Bill to Halt Fraud Seen in ITIN Issuances »
Problems seen at the Internal Revenue Service with the issuance of individual taxpayer identification numbers to individuals who may be seeking to commit tax fraud would be ceased under legislation being crafted by Sens. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Grassley said Aug. 9.
Whistleblower Case Hinges on IRS Time Frame for Setting Awards »
The U.S. Tax Court has given the Internal Revenue Service until Sept. 24 to respond to an amicus brief in support of what could amount to an award of tens of millions of dollars for whistleblower Joseph Insinga, an informant who implicated seven major corporations in tax evasion in 2007 (Insinga v. Commissioner, T.C., No. 4609-12W, 7/31/12).
States Fail to Evaluate Whether Tax Policies Lead to Economic Development »
While states annually invest billions of dollars in tax incentives to attract and retain corporate taxpayers, very few know whether these expenditures generate new jobs or stimulate the economic impact promised when such benefits are provided, state tax policy experts said Aug. 7 at the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Congress Could Act on Marketplace Fairness Legislation Before Year End »
The states' long campaign for federal legislation creating tax parity between brick-and-mortar retailers and remote sellers, including internet-based retailers, could come to fruition before the end of the year, aides to two members of Congress said Aug. 6.
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