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Overview of the Partnership Audit Rules

In 2015, significant changes were introduced into law that direct the IRS to audit partnership returns differently. The goal is efficient and effective application of tax law; the impact to partnerships and partners is complicated and perhaps costly. The new audit regime begins in 2018. This course is an overview of the new law and current regulations for those that need an introduction and those that need a refresher.

An Executive Overview of ASUs Issued in 2017

The FASB was not as prolific in 2017 as they have in the past. However, there are quite a few ASUs that were issued in 2017 that we should be aware of in order to implement them effectively and efficiently. This course will review each ASU issued in 2017 at a high level so that you can identify which ASUs will have an impact on your entity.

DCAA “Hot Buttons”

Almost every contractor who has gone through an audit with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (“DCAA”) recently can attest to the fact that DCAA is aggressively pursuing questioned costs and expanding its audit scope into new areas. And since the DCAA is continually launching new audit initiatives, preparing for an audit can be like trying to hit a moving target. On top of that, newly enacted statutes and regulations, as well as court or appeals board decisions, affect how DCAA conducts its business.

Disaster Relief Work Credit

The Disaster Relief Act that President Trump recently signed into law gives a tax credit (up to $6,000 in some cases) to employers whose businesses became inoperable after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria – and who continued to pay employees anyway.

Tax Reform: What You Need to Know Now

Extraordinary, pervasive, and complex tax changes have been proposed under final legislation from the House and Senate Conference Committee. Leaders in Congress, and the President’s administration are near the finish line for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. We will review changes important to you, discuss last minute planning for this year end and beyond, and talk through the latest thoughts on what happens when this becomes law of the land.