Making Citizenship-Based Taxation Reform Easy

Making Citizenship-Based Tax Reform “Easy” Heitor David Pinto wants to “make it easy” for Congress to move from citizenship-based taxation (CBT) to residence-based taxation (RBT). Pinto thinks CBT is “absurd.” And he aims to help Congress change it. Because of CBT’s complexity and because it’s a low priority for Congress, Pinto was concerned Congress might…

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NFL Will End Its Tax-Exempt Status

The National Football League’s central office will become a taxable entity, ending its tax-exempt status in a move with minimal financial effect and significant symbolic value. “Every dollar of income generated through television rights fees, licensing agreements, sponsorships, ticket sales, and other means is earned by the 32 clubs and is taxable there,” Goodell wrote.…

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How to Handle Nagging Clients

Do you find yourself answering questions from the same clients who just keep calling and e-mailing, calling and e-mailing? Over and over, with questions you either answered three times already or that anybody with common sense could see are unrelated to their tax situation? Pains in the … “Depending on the relationship: Some I tell…

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IRS Offices Running out of Tax Forms

Taxpayers are waiting on long lines in front of the Internal Revenue Service’s Taxpayer Assistance Centers for routine services this tax season, as the IRS’s budget crunch even limits the number of printed tax forms the agency can distribute. In the aftermath of five years of budget cuts, the IRS has been cutting back on…

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