Since 2007, homeowners have been allowed to exclude from their taxable income up to $2 million in cancellation-of-debt (COD) income ($1 million for married taxpayers filing separately) in connection with qualified principal residence indebtedness (QPRI).
Several provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) going into effect in 2014 will impact employers throughout the country.
The regulations (IRS T.D. 9636) provide guidance on how to comply with Sections 162 and 263 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Segregation of duties (SOD) within a company’s IT-dependent back-office functions is critical for limiting errors and fraud risk.
Under the health care act, starting in 2013, taxpayers with modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) over $200,000 per year ($250,000 for joint filers and $125,000 for married filing separately) may owe a new Medicare contribution tax, also referred to as the “net investment income tax” (NIIT).
Segregation of duties and other fraud prevention measures function as a form of insurance, an insurance that keeps organizations from having to assess the known financial damages and profound losses in confidence and trust that accompany fraud detection.