A busy year for tax accountants, even with a July 15 filing deadline

Jul 15, 2020
They've been processing PPP loans, and also simply helping clients navigate a tough financial climate.
The tax season is far from over, too. Some are applying for the Oct. 15 extension.
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Meet Michael, 31, accountant

Feb 18, 2020
The Bureau of Labor Statistics would categorize his job under “management, professional, and related occupations," along with four out of 10 U.S. workers.
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Ahead of tax season, accountants are scrambling to understand the new law

Dec 21, 2018
It's been a year since Congress passed the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul. And there is still a lot accountants and lawyers don't understand about it.
Accountants are putting in long hours in order to understand the tax bill that was signed into law Dec. 22, 2017.
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Accountants didn’t have much of a holiday

Jan 1, 2018
Now that the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul has been signed into law, the real fun begins for accountants. They’re scrambling to understand the legislation, which runs more than 1,000 pages and includes fundamental changes to the corporate tax rate, the standard deduction and tax brackets for individual filers. CPAs and tax lawyers around the nation […]