FICPA Podcasts
What the Heck is EOS and Is It Right For Me

What the Heck is EOS and Is It Right For Me

October 15, 2019

The Entrepreneurial Operating System - EOS is  changing the way organizations manage and run efficiently and effectively. John King, CEO and EOS Implementer of the company Drive - Leadership and Management Coaching shares with our listeners the 6 key components of EOS along with how you can build traction and strategic ideas for you and your organization. 

Federal Tax Update: Get Ready for the 2019 Passthrough Forms

Federal Tax Update: Get Ready for the 2019 Passthrough Forms

October 7, 2019

https://vimeo.com/364498947

https://www.currentfederaltaxdevelopments.com/podcasts/2019/10/5/2019-10-07-get-ready-for-the-2019-passthrough-forms

 

Current Federal Tax Developments for the week of October 7, 2019

  • Pennsylvania cites Wayfair in providing for sales only based income tax nexus
  • Taxes on investment real estate under IRC §164 - no $10,000 limit?
  • Drafts of 2019 Forms 1065, 1120-S and related K-1s released by IRS
  • Proposed regulations for ALEs using individual coverage HRAs released
Marketing Tactics That Lead to Business Growth

Marketing Tactics That Lead to Business Growth

October 6, 2019

Dan Henn, CPA and FICPA Council member, shares with our listeners marketing communication tactics to show appreciation to clients and customers. 

Federal Tax Update: Rentals and the Safe Harbor

Federal Tax Update: Rentals and the Safe Harbor

September 30, 2019

https://vimeo.com/363034617

https://www.currentfederaltaxdevelopments.com/podcasts/2019/9/29/2019-09-30-rentals-and-the-safe-harbor

 

This week we look at:
  • Rentals and the Safe Harbor IRS releases final version of §199A rental safe harbor

  • Special per diem rates that take effect on October 1, 2019 released

  • Tax Court does not accept imprisonment and lack of access to what might be deductible expense documentation as reasonable cause for late filing.

Refeathering the Pillow: Catching, Containing & Cleaning up Cyber Fraud

Refeathering the Pillow: Catching, Containing & Cleaning up Cyber Fraud

September 30, 2019

Attorney, Jack Clabby - Shareholder with the law firm Carlton Fields provides advice regarding cybersecurity concerning breaches and data loss incidents with Mia Thomas, CPA, CGMA - Director of Learning for the FICPA. Listen as Jack discusses safety and risk management advice.

Federal Tax Update: Zombie Power of Attorney

Federal Tax Update: Zombie Power of Attorney

September 23, 2019

https://vimeo.com/361421942

https://www.currentfederaltaxdevelopments.com/podcasts/2019/9/21/2019-09-23-zombie-power-of-attorney 

Current Federal Tax Developments for the week of September 23, 2019: Zombie Power of Attorney

  • IRS releases final and new proposed regulations on §168(k) bonus depreciation

  • Settlement offer to be sent to 200 taxpayers under exam for microcaptive structures

  • Government shutdown causes IRS to lose ability to extend statute taxpayer had already agreed to extend

  • Power of attorney not used by son nevertheless left him authorized to act for father, barring claim for extended statute

  • CPA ordered to turn over tax returns of client based on two factor test

Does Your Limited Liability Company Have a Prenuptial Agreement?

Does Your Limited Liability Company Have a Prenuptial Agreement?

September 23, 2019

Gerrard Grant, a Florida Bar Board Certified Tax Attorney at the law firm of Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman P.A. shares with Mia Thomas, CPA, CGMA - Director of Learning, Curriculum Development at the FICPA the importance of having an Operating Agreements for LLCs. An organization with a culture of positive communication sets the tone for its success. Gerrard shares some sections of what should be included in a company's operating agreement. 

Federal Tax Update: Section 451

Federal Tax Update: Section 451

September 16, 2019

https://vimeo.com/359997960

https://www.currentfederaltaxdevelopments.com/podcasts/2019/9/14/section-451-week

 

This week we look at:

  • Students learns real life lesson on taxation of prizes, and we get a tax history lesson
  • Proposed regulations issued for advance payments under TCJA §451(c)
  • Proposed regulations issued for §451(b) revenue conformity added by TCJA
Florida TaxWatch Productivity Awards and 2020 Census

Florida TaxWatch Productivity Awards and 2020 Census

September 11, 2019

FICPA Director of Governmental Affairs, Justin Thames sits down with Florida TaxWatch President-CEO Dominic Calabro to discuss this year's TaxWatch Productivity Awards and the upcoming 2020 Census. Learn more about how state Government is working to save Florida taxpayers money and the long term impact that census could have on our state's budget.

Federal Tax Update: But I Promise, Really

Federal Tax Update: But I Promise, Really

September 9, 2019

https://vimeo.com/358512498

https://www.currentfederaltaxdevelopments.com/podcasts/2019/9/7/2019-09-09-but-i-promise-really

 

This week we look at:

•IRS release instructions to 2019 §199A simple deduction form with additional informal guidance
•Memorandum discusses what does and does not qualify as having made a payment to a retirement plan
•Relief granted to file the second copy of the Form 3115 late for an automatic method change, but at a cost
•Activities failed to count as rentals, could not be combined into rental activity by real estate professional
•A flawed S election uncovered during due diligence for sale of the corporation