April

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  • Roth IRAs for kids

    April 2012
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 624

    Abstract: For those who have a child who works, it’s worth encouraging him or her to use some of the earnings for Roth IRA contributions. This article offers examples of how even modest contributions can grow to large amounts, and explains why a Roth IRA is generally preferable to a traditional IRA for those in this age group.

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  • IRS reopens Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

    April 2012
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 71

    Abstract: This one-paragraph article notes that the IRS has reopened the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) to help taxpayers hiding offshore accounts get current with their taxes.

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  • Taxpayer Advocate’s report

    April 2012
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 216

    Abstract: In her annual report to Congress, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson identified the combination of the IRS’s expanding workload and declining resources as the most serious problem facing taxpayers. The result, the report says, is inadequate taxpayer service, erosion of taxpayer rights, and reduced tax compliance. This article discusses her concerns.

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  • 50% disallowance rule for meals and entertainment

    April 2012
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 339

    Abstract: Generally, only half of otherwise allowable business meal and entertainment expenses are deductible on one’s federal tax return. This article describes specific expenses that are or are not included and discusses the tax treatment of expense reimbursements or allowances under an accountable vs. a nonaccountable plan.

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