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Colorado Department Of Revenue Asks Supreme Court “Should Quill Be Overturned?”

Alan Smith

No! Overturning Quill Corporation v North Dakota, 504 U.S. 298 (1992) would mean retailers throughout the United States would have to collect, report and remit sales tax for all other states with a sales tax even if the retailer has no physical presence in the other states.

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TE/GE Announces New IDR Management Process

Ron Marini

The Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division of the Internal Revenue Service has issued new internal guidance for its agents on issuing information document requests (IDRs). The IRS issues IDRs to gather information during an examination. The new process will go into effect on April 1, 2017. Prior to its implementation, TE/GE will provide training to its agents on the new process.

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Senior Tax Analyst Position Available – San Francisco Bay Area/East Bay

Tax Jobs

The Senior Tax Analyst role requires experience to effectively understand clients’ needs and provide solutions. Primary responsibilities involve tax compliance, tax accounting, tax research and planning projects for the firm’s sophisticated clientele. Experience in U.S. federal, international, state and local tax and tax provision is desired in this role. We will build upon your technical strengths in order to grow your expertise in other tax areas. Our firm builds well-rounded tax professionals to serve a myriad of client needs which leads to continued professional growth. Our culture is to develop trusted tax advisors with sound judgement with the highest ethical standards in the profession.

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An Interesting Look At Sales Tax And Legal Marijuana

Monika Miles

Although the presidential campaign seemed to dominate headlines earlier this month, there was another proposition that passed in California (as well as a handful of other states): recreational marijuana became legal. What does this mean for the Golden State’s sales tax revenue? And how will it affect other industries? I thought it would be worth taking a look at what other states have done and how California may proceed in the coming months.

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Corporate Tax Department Compensation – TaxConnections

Kat Jennings

Thank you for coming to TaxConnections for accurate corporate tax compensation information. Allow me to tell you more about who we are and how we access this valuable compensation information for you. Prior to founding TaxConnections (a tax media network for tax professionals), we were internationally recognized for our ability to find tax professionals around the world for clients.

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Grow Your Accounting Business Exponentially – Practice Ignition – Free Trial!

Practice Ignition

Practice Ignition is tax software that allows you to create intelligent proposals that automate your practice and build client relationships. This software was built by accountants for accountants. By using Practice Ignition, you are able to manage client relationships, automate your back-office processes, cut admin, and scale your practice. Given its friendly user interface, using this software is a walk in the park.

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Tax Benefits Of Giving Time And/Or Money To A Charity

Barry Fowler

With the first chill of fall most people’s thoughts turn to the activities of autumn: Football, Thanksgiving, pumpkins, apples, (did I mention football?) and, of course, the holidays.

For those looking to limit how much they give to Uncle Sam at tax time, this is also the time to turn your thoughts to giving to a favorite charity.

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Hobby VS Business Loss – A U.S. Tax Court Case Ruling

Harold Goedde

A loss from a legitimate business activity is fully deductible against other income. If the loss exceeds income, it can be carried forward to offset business income in future years. If an activity is deemed a hobby by the IRS, a loss cannot be deducted. The IRS has many criteria for determining whether an activity is a hobby or a business [See the author’s article on hobby losses for details].

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New Fast Track Mediation – Collection Procedure 2016-57

Ron Marini

Revenue Procedure 2016-57 replaces Fast Track Mediation (as outlined in Rev. Proc. 2003-41) with Fast Track Mediation—Collection. Revenue Procedure 2016-57 will be in 2016-49, dated December 5, 2016

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Tax Manager Position Available – Pleasanton, CA – Apply Today!

Tax Jobs

The Tax Manager role requires tax consulting experience and the skills to effectively diagnose clients’ needs in order to develop and implement solutions. Primary responsibilities involve tax compliance, tax accounting, tax research and planning projects for sophisticated clientele. Experience in U.S. federal, international, state and local tax and tax provision is desired in this role. We will build upon your technical strengths in order to grow your expertise in other tax areas. Our firm builds well-rounded tax experts to serve a myriad of client needs which leads to continued professional growth. Our culture is to develop trusted tax advisors with sound judgement with the highest ethical standards in the profession.

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Rainmaking – Kicking Off Another Webinar Series December 7th

Monika Miles

As we edge closer to the end of 2016, some of you may already be thinking about setting your goals for 2017. And, if you’re not, maybe you should be! In that spirit, we are once again preparing to deliver the three part “Jumpstart Your Rainmaking” webinar series, beginning December 7th. If you’re a follower of this blog and my communications, you know that we discuss topics designed for professionals who need to sell their services. It’s tough to go out there and sell yourself every day!

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Interlinked System Of Beneficial Ownership Registers Coming Soon – Fighting Against Tax Crimes

William Byrnes

The European Commission expects to have in place by next year an interconnected, pan-European system of beneficial ownership registers, as part of the fight against money laundering and tax evasion, the European Commissioner, Věra Jourová, tells MEPs of the Inquiry committee into the Panama Papers scandal.

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