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Failure to Complete BEA Survey May Lead to Penalties

The U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) issues surveys to certain incorporated and unincorporated U.S. businesses and commercial U.S. real estate ventures (U.S. Affiliates) that are—directly or indirectly—at least 10…


New Texas Franchise Tax Filing Requirements

In addition to House Bill 32, which permanently reduced the Texas state franchise tax rate beginning January 1, 2016, the Texas legislature also passed two other bills affecting Texas franchise returns.


Work Opportunity Tax Credit Filing Deadline Extended

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 retroactively extended the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) from January 1, 2015, to December 31, 2019. Due to the late reinstatement of the credit, most employers likely failed to meet…


DPAD Regulations Attempt to Provide Additional Clarity

On August 26, 2015, the IRS issued temporary and proposed regulations intended to provide clarity on calculations for the Domestic Production Activities Deduction (DPAD). These regulations could affect a significant number of taxpayers across…

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Simply Tax cuts through the static of the tax world and doesn’t waste your time by needlessly tossing around 10-dollar terms and citing code sections. Host Damien Martin has a knack for boiling down complex issues for business professionals who need a trusted advisor to help strengthen their tax mind.

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