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New Tangible Property Regulations: Now Is the Time to Prepare for Changes
Corporate taxpayers: New regulations may require broad-reaching accounting process changes — and potential software upgrades. Are you prepared?
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Preparing Clients For Year-End Tax-Planning Uncertainty
Uncertainty over possible tax changes in 2013 is leaving accountants and their clients in a quandary. Meanwhile, several other changes are already scheduled to take effect. What’s next?
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Reporting Uncertain Tax Positions
This article provides background on FASB Interpretation No. 48 (FIN48) and Uncertain Tax Positions as well as examples and important details to consider.
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Property Qualifying for Bonus Depreciation
Just what property does qualify for bonus depreciation? This article will clear up the confusion as to which fixed assets qualify for this valuable deduction.
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White Papers, Resource Guides, & eBooks
Alternative Minimum Tax: AMT Matters and Why
This white paper provides both an historical and current view of AMT and discusses the potential impact of ignoring AMT. Learn why you might be at risk for overpayment or underpayment of taxes and how available software tools can assist tax professionals with minimizing the complexity of tracking AMT and help them avoid costly mistakes.
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Asset Inventory Audits: Benefits of an Automated Approach
Don’t let inaccurate fixed assets tracking have a negative impact on your next audit. This white paper, authored by industry expert Alden Snyder, President and Founder of Asset Systems, explores the importance of compliance and accuracy when tracking and valuing your company’s fixed assets.
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Best Practices in Fixed Asset Management: A Resource Guide for Claiming Bonus Depreciation
Get answers to your questions such as what property qualifies for either the 50% or the 100% bonus depreciation deduction. The updated Guide includes additional important provisions created by The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4853).
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Essential Guide for Managing Fixed Assets
Whether you want become the "go-to" person in your department or need to have the most relevant information on how to manage your fixed assets for optimal tax depreciation, you'll benefit from this eBook.
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Global Fixed Assets Management: IFRS versus GAAP
With the possibility of a convergence of GAAP and IFRS, fixed asset management in particular is a concern for most companies, as fixed assets usually represent a significant business investment. Learn about major differences between GAAP and IFRS and their treatment of fixed asset management as well as some of the challenges that the adoption of IFRS would entail.
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Navigating the Maze of the Alternative Minimum Tax System
Determining the best tax strategies to deal with Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) deduction and credit adjustments is no easy task. This quick resource guide provides insight into many AMT questions for both taxpayers and preparers and shows how BNA Income Tax™ Planner can help you navigate through the sometimes confusing AMT maze.
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New Guidance on the Capitalization of Tangible Property
The IRS recently issued its much anticipated regulations providing taxpayers a broad range of guidance on whether to capitalize or expense amounts paid to acquire, produce, or improve tangible property. The new set of rules is far-reaching and it is likely that all taxpayers who use fixed assets in their businesses will be required to make a change in their accounting method to comply with them.
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Reducing the Bottlenecks: A Collaborative Approach to Large Business and International (LB&I) Audits
This informative white paper reveals how using the same software as the IRS to automate complex calculations and track multi-year carryforwards and carrybacks is helping corporations expedite resolution, conserve valuable resources, and gain greater control over the audit process.
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Under Pressure - Finance and Tax Executives on Tax Management in a Challenging Recovery
A report prepared by CFO Research Services in collaboration with Bloomberg BNA (Formerly BNA Software)
This report reveals five pressure points that tax and finance teams are facing together, as well a perception gap between the finance function’s desires and the tax function’s primary goals (and the tactics used to achieve them).
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