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13 hours ago

KJ Law & CPA

Where do you fit in?
Where property taxes are most -- and least -- expensive
Property taxes can vary greatly depending on the county or city where a person lives. Here is a look at the states where property taxes tend to be highest and lowest.
USA Today (5/20)
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13 hours ago

KJ Law & CPA

Are you concerned?
Survey: Health, finances are key retirement concerns for workers
A survey of workers and retirees in 15 countries, including the US, found the most commonly cited retirement concerns were declining health and running out of money. The report showed 36% of US workers were very confident they could retire comfortably, 48% include future health care expenses in their retirement savings, and only 27% could correctly answer three main financial literacy questions.
PlanSponsor online (5/20)
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13 hours ago

KJ Law & CPA

Are you changing your CPE?
How the CPA continuing education game is changing
Technological advancement has created a need for new skills and has led to innovative methods for delivering professional education.
Journal of Accountancy online (5/20)
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5 days ago

KJ Law & CPA

Your thoughts. The Internal Revenue Service didn’t comply with congressional directives before closing Taxpayer Assistance Centers last year, according to a new government report. ...

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5 days ago

KJ Law & CPA

Interesting guidance.
The American Institute of CPAs has sent the Internal Revenue Service a set of recommendations on changing some of the parking rules for tax breaks for transportation fringe benefits, which the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act mostly eliminated.
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5 days ago

KJ Law & CPA

Bad payments.
The Internal Revenue Service estimates that 25.06 percent of Earned Income Tax Credit payments (translating to about $18.4 billion) were issued improperly in fiscal year 2018.
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6 days ago

KJ Law & CPA

Were you affected? IRS extends filing deadlines for CCH customers
The Internal Revenue Service has announced that taxpayers affected by the recent Wolters Kluwer service outage who face today's filing deadlines can follow certain procedures to obtain reasonable-cause waivers for failing to file on time.
Journal of Accountancy online (5/14)
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6 days ago

KJ Law & CPA

What do you think? FASB proposes simplifying accounting for income taxes
The Financial Accounting Standards Board has issued a proposal that is intended to make accounting for income taxes less costly and complex.
Journal of Accountancy online (5/14)
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6 days ago

KJ Law & CPA

Are you considering everything? Financial strategies to consider for retirement
Retirement comes with its own complex financial decisions, because retirees must move into the distribution phase and consider strategies related to tax planning, health care and other topics.
Kiplinger online (5/14)
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2 weeks ago

KJ Law & CPA

Is it headed here?
EU scales back eurozone economic forecast for the year
The European Commission has again lowered its 2019 economic growth forecast for the eurozone. The commission says the economy will grow 1.2% this year, down from a 1.3% projection earlier.
The Associated Press (5/7), Politico (5/7)
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