MNCPA Footnote: Taxation-Individual

Travel expenses: By land, sea or air - October 2018
Understand how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects business travel when it comes to tax-related expenses.

How cryptocurrency is challenging CPAs, the government - October 2018
Find out about key issues the MNCPA is monitoring at the Capitol. Stay current on legislative news and events with stories, tips and grassroots involvement.

A new way to do what we do - September 2017
This article will attempt to provide a brief background on blockchain technology, a high-level understanding of how it functions and what it may mean for the world of accountancy and finance.

View from Revenue: Working together - April 2019
On behalf of the Minnesota Department of Revenue, I’m pleased to begin quarterly contributions to Footnote to build on our ongoing partnership with the MNCPA and its members.

No question is too outrageous this tax season - April 2019
For many people, taxes are a complicated and confusing matter. And, with that confusion, comes some outrageous tax questions.

Practical issues related to bitcoin - May 2019
In the ever-evolving world of bitcoin, blockchains and the newest and greatest technological innovations, it’s easy to feel like your head is spinning.

The new business interest expense limitation under Section 163(j) - June/July 2019
Tax reform provided a reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent; however, the TCJA also included revenue-raising provisions such as the revised Section 163(j).

Farm retirement planning — an income tax perspective - June/July 2019
As the farm economy goes into its seventh year of lower net incomes, more farmers are considering retirement.

Planning with basis following tax reform - June/July 2019
Tax reform brought forth many opportunities that can be a boon to your clients’ estates and estate planning, but they need to be navigated carefully.

When is ‘conformity’ not conformity? - August 2019
In a May 2019 special session, Minnesota enacted an omnibus tax bill. Many have termed this legislation as a “conformity bill”; however, the bill is much more notable for its exceptions to conformity.

The 2019 legislative session — what a difference a year makes - August 2019
Find out about key issues the MNCPA is monitoring at the Capitol. Stay current on legislative news and events with stories, tips and grassroots involvement.

New partnership tax reporting requirements - August 2019
The IRS is requiring additional information in 2018 partnership returns, some of which already have been filed and others have been extended to a Sept. 15, 2019, due date.

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