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Capitalization & depreciation

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Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Tax and Personal Financial Planning, these learning resources - primarily focused on US tax - are designed to help CPAs understand the knowledge and skills necessary to address the needs of their clients and firms.

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Benefiting From New Tangible Property Regulations and Disposal Provisions

This article discusses how a taxpayer could have benefits of both the MACRS disposition regulations and tangible property regulations.

Article Capitalization & depreciation Intermediate

Avoiding Cost Segregation Recapture Tax

This article explores ways to lower any depreciation recapture when disposing of a property.

Article Capitalization & depreciation Intermediate

Deduct Your Demolished Building Using a General Asset Account

Using a GAA for a building that will be demolished can save taxpayers money, but it must be elected as soon as it is placed in service. This article explores the matter.

Article Capitalization & depreciation Intermediate

How Internet Domain Names Are Taxed

IRS guidance addresses the tax treatment of generic and nongeneric internet domain names. This article discusses the treatment identified in the guidance.

Article Capitalization & depreciation Intermediate

Bonus Depreciation After the PATH Act

Congress made a notable change to the definition of qualifying property for bonus depreciation purposes. This article discusses the changes and items for consideration.

Article Specialized issues Intermediate

IRS Affirms Deductibility of Some—but Not All—Computer Software Development and Implementation Costs

This article discusses the Chief Counsel Advice related to the treatment of Computer Software Development and Implementation Costs.

Article Capitalization & depreciation Intermediate

New Retail and Restaurant Remodel/Refresh Safe Harbor for Determining Repairs

This article discusses the new provisions of a new safe harbor which allows retail and restaurant taxpayers to deduct 75% of qualifying expenditures for remodeling.

Article Capitalization & depreciation Intermediate

Updating the Fixed-Asset Listing With Estimates After Sampling

This article discusses best practices to consider when planning a tangible property regulations sample.

Article Capitalization & depreciation Intermediate