• Small businesses won’t have to file Form 3115 to comply with repair regs.

    Small business taxpayers will be allowed to make certain accounting method changes under the tangible property (or “repair”) regulations without filing Form 3115, Application for Change in Accounting Method, in their first tax year beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2014, the effective date of the repair regulations, the IRS announced on Friday (Rev. Proc. 2015-20).
  • Opting Out Of The Obamacare Tax: What Happens If You Don’t Pay?

    Last month, the Obama administration announced that between three and six million households – about 2 to 4 % of taxpayers – would be faced with a penalty (or is it a tax?) at tax time for failing to secure “minimum essential coverage” to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), sometimes referred to as Obamacare.
  • Avoid 5 common judgment biases that can affect accounting and auditing decisions

    CPAs pride themselves on performing their duties with ethics, integrity, and due professional care. But even the most conscientious preparers and auditors need to be aware of hidden biases to which humans are susceptible. Could the financial statements you prepare or audit be affected by unconscious biases even if there is no intentional manipulation?
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  • Capitalization vs. Expense: Final Repair Regulations and Form 3115

    3/4/2015 - Livonia, MI
    This course will cover the many tax issues that must be resolved in order to understand the impact of the Section 162(a) and 263(a) final repair regulations effective January 1, 2014. The IRS expects most businesses with significant amounts of real and personal property will be required to file one or more 3115s this year. This course will help you understand the impact of the regulations, determine if/when you need to file a 3115 and help you with the preparation of the dreaded form.
  • The 25 Most Important Tax Aspects of Real Estate Transactions and Investments

    3/19/2015 - Livonia, MI
    The purpose of this course is to provide an in-depth discussion of the tax issues involving real estate acquisitions, operations, and dispositions. We will survey the landscape of tax issues involving real estate. Understand the tax aspects of purchasing real estate property Understand the disposition of real estate property Understand the major issues in the tax aspects of operational issues in holding real estate
  • CPEconomy Event for Industry

    3/19/2015 - Southfield, MI
    Designed especially for the CPA in business and industry, this CPEconomy event provides you with the most current issues and updates affecting the work that you do… at a price you’ll love. Our experts provide you with the latest in internal controls, employee misclassification issues, ERP system implementation and more. At half the cost of a standard program, you can’t afford to miss it!
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    Tax Help at Focus: Hope

    MICPA volunteers at the annual Tax Assistance Program help low income families at Focus: Hope, Detroit.

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