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2024 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Qualified Retirement Plans

  Robert W Dowdle, CPA, MPAcc BDO has published a highlighted summary of the significant cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) effective for 2024. These adjustments recently announced by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) have a wide-ranging impact, including the savings rate for retirement plans. In general, annual compensation amounts and limits […]

2023 International Investment Overview and Required Filings

  International Investment Overview and Required Filings: Filing requirements are based on a taxpayer’s specific facts and need continual evaluation. FinCEN Form 114 – Foreign Bank and Financial Account Reporting (FBAR): Required by U.S. persons and entities to report non-U.S. financial accounts exceeding an aggregate of $10,000 USD at any time during the calendar year. […]

IRS Stops Processing New Employee Retention Credit Claims, Urges Employers to Seek Trusted Tax Professionals for Help

On September 14, 2023, the IRS published Information Release (IR) 2023-169 announcing IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel’s order to immediately stop processing new employee retention credit (ERC) claims. The moratorium will be in place at least through December 31, 2023. The IRS also issued IR-2023-170 on the same day, urging businesses to seek out a trusted […]

IRS Releases Substantive Guidance on the Treatment of Research and Experimental Expenditures Under Section 174

On September 8, 2023, the IRS released pre-regulatory guidance concerning the requirement to capitalize and amortize specified research and experimental (SRE) expenditures under Internal Revenue Code Section 174, as revised by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Notice 2023-63 is the long-awaited substantive counterpart to the procedural guidance initially released last winter (and […]

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