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Insight Article

Yahoo spinoff poses more questions than answers

The Yahoo spinoff of its Alibaba stock questions whether the technical requirements of section 355 will be met and how the value will be maximized.

  • Gruidl, Nick
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Washington National Tax

Our Washington National Tax team is a single resource with the knowledge and access to deliver answers that you can count on.







Recorded Webcast

Compliance with the Affordable Care Act

Is your company ready to comply with ACA provisions that take effect in 2015? Join us to hear the latest on the ACA and Capitol Hill activity.

  • Bailine, Rick
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Article

The trouble with fee waivers

The IRS has proposed new rules on fee waivers. What do the rules say, what do they mean, and what uncertainties remain?

  • Musi, Gennaro
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Tax Alert

Senate rejects health care reform bill

The Senate has blocked Republican efforts to modify the Affordable Care Act by voting against a health care reform bill.

  • Harris, Jill
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Tax Alert

Tax reform process continues

Tax reform discussions continue despite the ongoing efforts to find consensus on a repeal or replacement of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Bushman, Anne
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Tax Alert

New Appeals virtual conference

Internal Revenue Service announces pilot of web-based virtual conference option for taxpayers in Appeals conferences.

  • Burquest, Patti
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Insight Article

Election impact on tax policy

President-elect Trump and the House Republicans believe that tax reform is essential. Expect tax reform to be a central focus in early 2017.

  • Kautter, Dave
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White Paper

Can the IRS enforce the individual mandate?

The new penalty for not buying health insurance may be unenforceable, threatening the solvency of the insurance markets. Can this problem be fixed?

  • Susswein, Don
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Insight Article

Tax reform likely to occur early next year

Expect tax reform to be a central focus of the new Congress and new administration in early 2017. Here is a look at what could be coming.

  • Kautter, Dave
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Tax Alert

Timing of tax reform

While the process is notoriously fluid and unpredictable, it appears it will likely be late 2017 before we have final tax reform legislation.

  • Kautter, Dave
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RSM Services

Washington National Tax Capabilities

Our Washington National Tax team brings years of experience with accounting firms, private industry and government agencies, deepened from serving ...











Recorded Webcast

Managing the IRS Exam: Part one

Join Washington National Tax professionals Bob Adams and Patti Burquest for the first in a four-part tax controversy web seminar series.

  • Burquest, Patti
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Recorded Webcast

Resolving research tax credit controversies

The research credit is an issue that is often contentious and time consuming during an IRS examination. Join our tax controversy team to hear about...

  • Burquest, Patti
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Recorded Webcast

Washington National Tax year-end webcast

Join us on Nov. 16 for the Washington National Tax year-end webcast: Tax considerations you need to know for year-end planning.

  • Burquest, Patti
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Recorded Webcast

Tax saving opportunities for manufacturers

Join our Washington National Tax professionals for a webcast addressing tax saving opportunities that may help your cash flow while complying with ...





Live Webcast

Washington National Tax year-end webcast

Join us on Nov. 16 as our panel focuses on important tax considerations you need to know to prepare for year-end planning.

  • Burquest, Patti
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Tax Blog

Musings on the great US tax debate

Businesses across the country, and no doubt around the world, are watching the upcoming U.S. election very closely. Despite the personal attacks ...





Tax Alert

Are inherited IRAs exempt in bankruptcy?

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if inherited IRA accounts are protected “retirement funds” under the Bankruptcy Code’s definition of exempt ...

  • Young, Audrey
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Tax Alert

Congress passes “clean” debt ceiling hike

The debt ceiling has been raised, eliminating the threat of a default on the federal government’s obligations over the next 12 months or so.

  • Susswein, Don
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Insight Article

Tax reform, even if enacted, may disappoint

Even if tax reform comes to pass, it may not have the positive effects on economic growth and tax simplification that many hope for.

  • Susswein, Don
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