Nominees wanted for IRS Advisory Council

There are nine spots open for stakeholders starting in January 2018.

Trump plan seen turning ‘everyone and their dog’ into an LLC

The Trump administration’s proposal to slash the tax rate on partnerships and limited liability companies could set off a stampede of individual taxpayers trying to reclassify themselves as so-called pass-through businesses in order to take advantage of the savings, according to tax experts.

10 ways to grade your tax season

With April 18 in the past, tax practices should start assessing their performance.

Lawmakers reintroduce online sales tax legislation

A bipartisan group of lawmakers have reintroduced the Marketplace Fairness Act in another effort to bring more consistency to the imposition of state sales and use taxes on online purchases.

Happy Tax gets assist from former Jackson Hewitt CEO

Uber and Amazon may be the models for the tax preparation process of the future, according to Keith Alessi, the former Jackson Hewitt chairman and CEO who recently joined the board of upstart tax prep franchiser Happy Tax.

Planning partner retirements

Getting partners to transition toward retirement as they approach the firm’s retirement age is a problem facing many CPA firms, and its implications are far-reaching.

The key client approach

Firms need to start making the most of those who make them the most.

2017 tax reform: Trump proposes big tax cut for businesses

Many of the president’s “core principles” were similar to promises he made on the campaign trail, including a reduction to 15 percent in the rate for businesses.

LBMC acquires Pivotal Bridge’s Intacct practice

Top 100 firm LBMC is acquiring Pivotal Bridge’s Intacct practice in Atlanta, folding it into its LBMC Technology Solutions group.

IRS phone scammers busted

Eight people were arrested for impersonating Internal Revenue Service employees and calling innocent taxpayers to threaten them about bogus tax debts.