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  • The Administration's budget proposal released on Tuesday, May 22, includes two provisions that may affect NSA members. In the section of the budget proposal related to reducing improper payments, ... Read

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    There are various factors that may lead to an IRS audit (e.g., 1099 matching, high Discriminant Inventory Function (DIF) score, whistleblower, etc.). The easy answer to avoiding an IRS audit is to report ... Read

  • Jack; You made the key/core point of the entire discussion. If a professional doesn't interact with patient information (even the patient relationship, and the presence of a name, is confidential), HIPAA is irrelevant. Payroll and aggregate financials ...

  • While I've seen the kind of behavior described, I like to think it's the exception rather than the rule. I used to work primarily in IT. Interviewing technical people has always been problematic, since quite often they are often more knowledgeable about ...

  • As Michael stated, there's not a lot that can be done here to 'go back to how it was'. The TP did not respond timely to what I expect is the many opportunities the IRS gave them to correct the situation. The only option that the TP has, to my understanding, ...

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In this issue of Main Street Practitioner:

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  • Taxing the Gig Economy, Part 1: ‘Interesting Tax Situations’ Create Gray Areas for On-demand Drivers
  • Taxing the Gig Economy, Part 2: Nontraditional Home Rentals Aren’t Always a Perfect Fit with the Tax Law
  • Five Trends for the Modern Accountant in 2017
  • IRS Revenue Code Section 280:  A Tax Potpourri
  • Avoid Lapses in Your Professional Liability Coverage
  • Highlights of Pertinent 2016 Tax Code Changes
  • Tax Season Time Outs
  • Horrible and Hilarious Client Stories
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