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Latest Articles

  • IRS Advisory Counsel Releases Its Annual Report

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Nov 18, 2022
    The IRS Advisory Council (IRSAC) has issued its 2022 Public Report on new and continuing issues in tax administration.
  • New York City’s Shrinking Workforce Affects Agencies Disproportionately

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Nov 18, 2022
    New York City’s municipal workforce shrank by more than 19,000 jobs, leaving positions unfilled and agencies understaffed, according to a report by the Office of the New York State Comptroller (OSC), Thomas DiNapoli.
  • Society Awards 2023: Call for Nominations

    By:
    Keith Lazarus, NYSSCPA Manager, Committees and Technical Resources
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    Nov 18, 2022
    Certified public accountants throughout New York state give generously of their free time to better their profession and to assist with community causes and projects in the public interest. The NYSSCPA recognizes these volunteer and professional commitments through an awards program designed to highlight outstanding service and to recognize professional development. Eight awards will be presented in 2023 to qualified CPAs who are Society members. All completed nomination packages should be emailed to Keith Lazarus by Jan. 31, 2023. 
  • Former Congressman Sees Potential Areas of Compromise on Tax Policy

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Nov 18, 2022
    While a Republican-controlled House of Representatives will probably subvert most of President Joe Biden’s tax agenda, there may be some areas of compromise.
  • Conference Speaker Addresses the State of the Administrative State in Reviewing SEC Regulatory Environment

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Nov 18, 2022
    The assault on the administrative state was the underlying theme of Richard Marshall’s presentation, “U.S. Regulatory Update,” at the Foundation for Accounting Education's Alternative Investment Fund Conference on Nov. 17.
  • CAQ Survey: Audit Partners Say Cost Management and Talent Retention Are Top Priorities

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Nov 16, 2022
    More than half of all audit partners polled by the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) in its semi-annual Audit Partner Pulse Survey were more pessimistic about the economy than they were in the spring. As a result, they cited cost management and talent retention as top priorities.
  • Two Congressmen Seek Investigation into Trump’s Alleged Attempts to Wield IRS as Cudgel

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Nov 16, 2022
    Two congressional Democrats are demanding an investigation into a New York Times report that former President Donald Trump wanted the IRS to investigate his perceived enemies.
  • Conference Speaker: NYS Tax Issues over Residency and Telecommuting Persist

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Nov 16, 2022
    Speaking at the Foundation for Accounting Education's Tax and Financial Planning for Individuals Conference on Nov. 10, Timothy Noonan, a partner and tax residency practice leader at law firm Hodgson Russ LLP, warned taxpayers and accountants to be aware of New York state tax issues regarding residency and telecommuting that began with the pandemic and haven't stopped.
  • GAO Recommends Federal Solution to 'Patchwork' of Online Sales Tax Collection

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Nov 15, 2022
    A 2018 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allowed states to collect sales taxes from businesses without a physical presence in the state resulted “in a complex patchwork of requirements with wide variation,” a new report from the Government Accounting Office (GAO) found, necessitating a congressional fix.
  • Conference Speaker Predicts IRS Enforcement Will Focus on Midsize Businesses, Urges Practitioners to Attend Tax Court

    By:
    S.J. Steinhardt
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    Nov 15, 2022
    Speaking at the Foundation for Accounting Education's Tax and Financial Planning for Individuals Conference on Nov. 10, attorney and CPA Frank Agostino presented an engaging overview of the new funding for the IRS and new developments in tax controversy, interwoven with some tips on how tax professionals can improve their individual practices.