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5/21/2018

With all of the buzz around Saturday's royal wedding, now is a good time to talk with clients about how getting married could affect their taxes. Here's how to get your clients up to speed before they say "I do."

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AICPA Insights
5/21/2018

Many taxpayers assume retirement-account withdrawals to pay for medical expenses automatically qualify as hardship exemptions, but this is not the case. A number of Tax Court cases show how to meet the requirements for exemption.

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Tax Insider
5/21/2018

In this podcast, four women share inspiring and eye-opening stories about a time when firms employed few female accountants.

5/21/2018

With five generations of employees in the workforce, people have a lot of wisdom to share with one another. Here are four ideas for creating opportunities to facilitate this exchange of knowledge.

5/21/2018

Open-plan offices continue to be popular, but employees might have concerns about noise and a lack of privacy. There are ways to address these issues, such as by establishing standards of etiquette.

5/21/2018

The US is headed for turbulence economically and politically during the next few years, geopolitical analyst Jacob Shapiro said during an AICPA spring governing Council session. Meanwhile, he said three other areas are worth watching because their power seems likely to rise.

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AICPA
5/21/2018

Changes to lease-accounting requirements could have a limited effect on how equity analysts operate, CFRA senior analyst Zhen Deng says. "They do their own capitalization, and most have their own method of measuring leases because they can do a precise calculation," Deng says.

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CFRA
5/21/2018

Wafford is senior vice president for business development and strategy.

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Vitamin Shoppe
5/21/2018

A woman who did not know she was pregnant was "dumbstruck" when she suddenly felt pain and gave birth to a girl on the Brazilian island of Fernando de Noronha. This is the first human born in 12 years on the island, which serves as a nature reserve.

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BBC
5/21/2018

The new tax law, which raises the estate tax exemption, may affect planning strategies for high-net-worth clients. Advisers and clients should consider the impact of estate taxes at the state level and may want to focus on minimizing capital gains taxes.