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Posted By NSA Admin Mar 15, 2012 9:31 AM
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National Society of Accountants Announces ConnectED CPE Webinars Through August 2012 Press Release: March 15, 2012 #Accounting #ProfessionalDevelopment #NSAPressReleases #Education #NSAConnectedWebinar #Tax
Posted By NSA Admin Aug 3, 2011 5:24 PM
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Press release highlighting national average findings from the NSA 2011-2012 Income and Fees Survey. #PracticeManagement #NSAPressReleases #Accounting #IncomeandFeesSurvey #Tax
Posted By NSA Admin 1/5/2016 1:01:23 PM
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NSA Scholarship Foundation Accepting Applications for 2016 Scholarships Until March 31, 2016 The National Society of Accountants is now accepting applications for 2016 scholarships. The NSA Scholarship Foundation was established in 1969 to further the careers of promising accounting students. The ...
Posted By NSA Admin 1/22/2015 12:33:15 PM
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Attracting and keeping good employees has never been more important for small businesses. One of the key benefits potential employees look for is an affordable health care program. Have you considered whether your business qualifies for the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit? New and existing ...
Posted By NSA Admin 12/9/2015 10:11:28 AM
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Tax Return Preparers: Data Thefts and Protecting Client Tax Information The Internal Revenue Service reminds tax return preparers that they are prime targets for identity thieves who seek data to use on fraudulent tax returns. The IRS recommends preparers create a security plan. Publication 4557 ...
Posted By National Society of Accountants 8/9/2016 10:57:25 AM
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NSA Executive Officers meeting with IRS Commissioner Koskinen The August 10th discussion between NSA and IRS Commissioner Koskinen will focus on improving services, reducing audit requests during tax season and increasing IRS budget appropriations. NSA President Kathy Hettick, First Vice ...
Posted By NSA Admin 4/23/2015 1:44:55 PM
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Tips from the IRS Just because tax season is over doesn't mean you should stop thinking about it. By planning ahead, you could save yourself a big headache down the line. Many surprises could arise from now until next April 15, including life changes and new tax laws. Now is the best time to devise ...
Posted By NSA Admin 10/30/2015 12:08:37 PM
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The Court of Appeals this morning issued its opinion in AICPA v. IRS . You may recall this is the case the AICPA filed against the IRS to stop the implementation of the Annual Filing Season Program. The judge in the District Court found the AICPA did not have standing to sue and dismissed the ...
Posted By NSA Admin 4/1/2015 2:36:11 PM
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Tips from the IRS Curious about the federal gift tax? While you may be subjected to it when you give large amounts of money or property to someone, there are many types of gifts that don’t qualify. Here are seven helpful tips to help you determine if your gift is taxable. 1. Nontaxable Gifts. ...
Posted By NSA Admin 5/16/2016 9:41:09 AM
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Let’s start with what doesn’t work: clients late for meetings, phone tag, and e-mail hell. If your primary communications methods are: meetings, phone calls, and e-mail, you’re losing out on a lot of money and a saner life. 21st century clients want all the same things 20th century clients wanted, ...
Posted By NSA Admin 3/23/2015 12:06:39 PM
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Nina Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate, recently presented her Annual IRS Report to Congress. One of the “Most Serious Problems” she covered was inefficient refund disallowance notices. By looking closely at the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, it becomes clear where the IRS is failing. The Service uses ...
Posted By Amy Simpson 6/3/2015 9:56:13 AM
Found In Community: Life and Taxes Blogs
Tips from the IRS Hurricane season officially began this week and the IRS released the following best practices for keeping your tax records safe from natural disasters. Create an Electronic Additional Set of Records Taxpayers should keep a duplicate set of records including bank statements, ...
Posted By NSA Admin 1/22/2015 12:22:00 PM
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By Jeff Stimpson It’s probably one of the most frustrating and time-consuming jobs in tax prep: fixing the mistakes of preparers who mangled a business or individual return before you saw it. Many problems seem to stem from bad communication. ...
Posted By Julene Joy 11/24/2014 3:07:26 PM
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Do you have clients asking these questions? "Basis"? What's with the "Form 8949" ? " Covered vs. Not Covered" How do I read that Form 1099-B? Getting it right when the Form 1099-B is wrong. When do I need to file the Schedule D? ...
Posted By NSA Admin 5/5/2016 12:17:00 PM
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The National Society of Accountants (NSA) is offering an intensive NSA Enrolled Agent (EA) Exam Review Course & Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) Review Course/Exam August 15-17, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay in Tampa, FL, immediately before the NSA Annual Convention and Expo at that same location. ...
Posted By NSA Admin 5/5/2016 12:41:27 PM
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Tax and accounting professionals are always looking for ways to grow their firms. So the National Society of Accountants (NSA) has launched a series of three free webinars designed to do just that. The webinars will show how to focus on key “levers” in accounting practices that will provide a strong ...
Posted By Claire Berlin 11/12/2014 12:19:27 PM
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From U.S. News & World Report When you're in search of an accountant, Doug Wilson of Showtime's series "Weeds" is everything you're not looking for. Contrary to the stereotype of the boring and antisocial accountant, Wilson is a money-laundering stoner. The accountant you want preparing ...
Posted By NSA Admin 6/1/2016 4:15:40 PM
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If you are a small employer, there is a tax credit that can put money in your pocket. The small business health care tax credit benefits employers that: offer coverage through the small business health options program, also known as the SHOP marketplace have fewer than 25 full-time ...
Posted By Amy Simpson 5/26/2015 2:53:24 PM
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Tips from the IRS The IRS has issued the following 10 tips in time for National Hurricane Preparedness Week. If a disaster causes damage to your home or other property, you may be able to deduct casualty losses on your federal income tax return. Here is a guide for determining if you qualify. ...
Posted By Alfred Giovetti 9/10/2011 9:06:43 PM
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Accounting is the 8th "big money" degree in the Fall, 2011 issue of USAA Magazine (www.usaamagazine.com/html/salary.html). According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers accounting degree college graduates earn an average of $50,316. Accounting comes after Engineering, Computer Science, ...
Posted By NSA Admin 6/16/2016 11:30:59 AM
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The Internal Revenue Service just announced that the publicly available data on electronically filed Forms 990 will now be available for the first time in a machine-readable format through Amazon Web Services (AWS) . The publicly available data does not include donor information or other personally ...
Posted By NSA Admin 10/14/2015 2:49:06 PM
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Tax Pro Today (October 9, 2015) has reported that the Treasury Inspector General for the Tax Administration is now urging the IRS’s Return Preparer Office (RPO) to attend to the thousands of PTIN holders who may not be in compliance with established regulations. According to the RPO, there are nearly ...
Posted By NSA Admin 5/5/2016 12:27:32 PM
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The National Society of Accountants (NSA) 71st Annual Convention and Expo will be held August 17-20, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay in Tampa, FL. The meeting theme is “AMP IT UP,” and it will draw accountants and tax professionals from across North America. Courses at the convention offer continuing ...
Posted By NSA Admin Jun 24, 2013 1:44 PM
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Call to New Accounting Graduates: Now is the Time To Begin Earning ACAT Tax and Accounting Credentials #ACATNews #NSAPressReleases #ProfessionalDevelopment #Tax #Accounting