The Internal Revenue Service released final regulations Monday to offer guidance on deductions for estates and non-grantor trusts, clarifying that certain deductions aren’t to be considered miscellaneous itemized deductions. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts of 2017 forbids individuals, estates and non-grantor trusts from claiming miscellaneous itemized deductions for any taxable year starting after Dec.
President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, Sept. 21 as he departs Washington for campaign travel to Ohio. Tom Brenner | Reuters The future of Social Security could be a big issue in the next presidential term, no matter which party wins the Oval Office in November. The program’s funds,
Loan fraud, testing shortages and incomplete health data continue to plague the U.S. coronavirus response, but the federal government has been able to correct some of its earlier missteps, like sending millions of stimulus checks to the deceased, according to the Government Accountability Office. The U.S. has spent $1.5 trillion of the $2.6 trillion that
Nikola Motor Company Source: Nikola Motor Company In recent months, three story lines have captivated Wall Street: SPACs, electric vehicle companies and the rise of retail traders. The outsized success of the first two, and novice investors entering the market in record numbers, have led some investors to claim this is an indication of froth.
Scott Heins | Getty Images News | Getty Images Mom-and-pop landlords are in a worse financial position relative to their higher-earning peers as unemployment remains elevated and Americans continue to struggle to pay rent, according to a new analysis. Roughly a third of individual landlords who own residential property are from low- to moderate-income households
Late last week, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a piece reviewing his tax proposals, contrasting them with President Donald Trump’s tax ideas. A major theme within this piece can be summarized in the title: “A Tale of Two Tax Policies: Trump Rewards Wealth, Biden Rewards Work.” Biden raises an important question regarding how work
Germany’s financial regulator is considering opening a probe into Grenke AG’s accounting practices, wading deeper into the controversy after criticism of its failure to unearth fraud at Wirecard AG. BaFin is expected to mandate an auditing firm to carry out the investigation of Grenke’s accounts, according to people familiar with the matter. The German regulator
A Deutsche Bank AG flag flies outside the company’s office on Wall Street in New York. Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg | Getty Images Financial stocks came under pressure on Monday amid a report that a number of global banks moved allegedly illicit funds over the past two decades despite warnings from U.S. officials. Shares of
Trying to pick stocks can be risky. Especially these days. Tatsiana Volkava | iStock | Getty Images Bored at home, many people are turning to the stock market and dabbling in day trading for entertainment and profits. However, most individual investors do not have the wealth, the time, or the temperament to make money and
Acumatica has released its latest software update, and it includes a new point-of-sale tool, advanced expense management, and a new, deep integration with Shopify. Also new for the 2020 R2 release is automatic creation of accounts payable documents from vendor bills, driven by artificial intelligence embedded in the software. R2 offers self-joining tables and automatic
If you run a small business for long enough, you’ll need to change the way you think about certain concepts. From customer data to marketing strategies, making adjustments can help you stay relevant. Check out the tips below from members of the online small business community for changing your mindset. Take a Fresh Look at
Chopsticks are used to carry the buds as card-carrying medical marijuana patients watch a weighing at Los Angeles’ first-ever cannabis farmer’s market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, or Independence Day, in Los Angeles, California on July 4, 2014 where organizer’s of the 3-day event plan to showcase
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden reacts while giving a speech during a campaign event at Tougaloo College on March 08, 2020 in Tougaloo, Mississippi. Jonathan Bachman | Getty Images The 2020 presidential election could be a make it or break it moment for Social Security. The reason: Social Security’s funding, already on
Mauldin & Jenkins, a Top 100 Firm based in Atlanta, has acquired Plush Smith P.A., a firm in Sarasota, Florida, expanding M&J’s presence in the Southeast. The Sarasota office will be the firm’s ninth office in the region. Mauldin & Jenkins also has an office in Bradenton, Florida, along with other locations in its home
Craig Hubbs loads wood into his truck at a The Home Depot store in Kill Devil Hills in the Outer Banks of North Carolina on September 11, 2018. Alex Edelman | AFP | Getty Images Dividend stocks are a critical part of an investor’s portfolio. They are also perfect for market volatility — because investors
Getty Images Saving for retirement is crucial. Yet trying to figure out the best retirement plan may leave many people confused. You may have the option to contribute to an employer-sponsored plan, like a 401(k) plan. There are also individual retirement accounts: the traditional, into which contributions are made pre-tax, and Roth IRAs, in which
Carl Carande (pictured) was selected as the next global head of advisory at KPMG International, effective Oct. 1. He will succeed Mark Goodbum who has been in the role for nearly 10 years. Carande will also serve on the KPMG global management team, in addition to continuing his current role as vice chair – advisory
CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday that investors will want to have money in the stock market if Congress approves another coronavirus relief bill. “If we get a stimulus package and you’re out of the market, you will feel awful,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” ”I do feel the stimulus package is very hard to get.
Miami resident Willie Mae Daniels, with granddaughter, Karyah Davis, 6, was laid off from her job as a food service cashier at the University of Miami on March 17. Joe Raedle | Getty Images News | Getty Images In just the past six months, more than 22 million American jobs have been lost, and fewer
Accounting Today is issuing a call for nominations for the 2020 edition of its annual Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting list. The list profiles a wide range of figures who wield influence over the profession, from association leaders, to state and federal regulators, thought leaders, practitioners, academics, consultants and grassroots activists. To cast the