Mid-Year Report on IRS Audits, Announcements and Other Activity
The IRS is tackling a major new tax law, adjusting to changes in leadership and managing its technology issues all to serve the interests of America’s taxpayers and the interests of the Federal Government. We will review highlights from recent announcements about audit campaigns, IRS examination statistics, potential new audits of cryptocurrency accounts and the closing of certain offshore bank account disclosure programs. We will also look at recent legislation, cases, and IRS announcements that can impact how IRS examines partnerships or assesses penalties. News important to every taxpayer.
TCJA – Compensation, Benefits, and Other Business Expenses
Does “entertainment” include lunch with a customer? What’s the new rule about employee parking and commuting benefits? Does the new FMLA wage credit apply to your business? How do 2018 income tax withholding tables and rates impact employees? Deborah Walker, our Firm leader for tax compensation and benefits planning discusses the TCJA’s new rules for benefits, new limits on deductions, and what tax business owners and employers need to know now.
2018 GASB Update
The GASB continues to be busy with new statements and implementation guides. This webinar covers an overview of the most recent GASB statements including OPEB, Asset Retirement Obligations, Fiduciary Activities, Omnibus 2017, Debt Extinguishment and Leases. We also cover recent implementation guides and what you need to be thinking about in implementing each of these standards.
2018 Uniform Guidance Update
Implementation of the Uniform Grant (“UG”) guidance has caused issues for many organizations. The single audit requirements and resulting audit findings have been on the rise since implementation. Most of the problems are common and can be cured by becoming familiar with revised compliance standards, understanding single audit regulations, and becoming familiar with the answers to frequently asked questions.
Use of Operating Measures for Not-for-Profit Entities
This course focuses on the concept of operating measures for nonprofit entities. The course will define key financial ratios that are important to nonprofit stakeholders. We will also discuss how nonprofit organizations and donors use these measures. Participants will learn how to analyze and interpret the results in relation to the operations of the nonprofit organization.
Unrelated Business Income: Concepts, Planning Opportunities, and Changes due to Tax Reform
Exempt organizations are increasingly diversifying their revenue sources in order to combat reduced charitable giving due to economic downturns and now the impact of tax reform. However, they must consider modifications and exclusions that determine whether revenue is treated as taxable unrelated business income (“UBTI”).