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    Year-End Tax Tips for Businesses The end of the year gives you and your business a great chance to maximize tax savings for 2015 and beyond. There are several general strategies to consider, such... Read

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  • Katrina, It sounds like you have another one of those S corps with a loan on the books that was probably never a loan in the first place. Was there a note? Was interest paid or imputed? Were there any payments? Also I think you have a typo...

  • The key is whether they were able to sell the house without the son's permission. If they needed his permission, it was a completed gift and one third of the proceeds are his. If the parents were able to sell the house without the son's permission,...

A Message from our President

A Message from our President

Kathy Hettick

We are achieving success together!

As President of NSA, I am continually building on the successes of the past, tackling the challenges of today, and inspiring progress for the future. This is an exciting time for NSA and our profession. With ongoing changes and regulations in tax and accounting standards, we are diligently fighting for your right to practice. We continue to offer quality CE and resources to help grow and maintain small firms as well as our membership. 

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