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What You Need to Win an IRS Reasonable Compensation Challenge May 01, 2022 1350
IRS lays out steps to keep Reasonable Comp challenges out of Tax Court Apr 01, 2022 7676
How to Stress Test a Reasonable Compensation Figure Mar 01, 2022 9851
What if an S Corp Owner can’t afford to pay Reasonable Compensation? Feb 01, 2022 22680
W-2 or 1099 for Shareholder-Employees of S Corps? Jan 01, 2022 33124
How one Reasonable Compensation Report saved a Taxpayer $80,000+ Dec 01, 2021 989
77% of Accountants Misinformed on Reasonable Compensation Nov 01, 2021 1478
“More Action Can Be Taken”: IRS Aims Big Data at Officer Compensation Oct 01, 2021 3205
BLOSSOM DAY CARE v. IRS Tests 20-Year-Old Precedent Sep 01, 2021 3650
Fact or Fiction – How are you advising your clients? Aug 01, 2021 693
Don’t Get Ambushed: The IRS Is Arming and So Should You Jul 01, 2021 1981
How the IRS Determines Reasonable Compensation using the IRS Job Aid Jun 01, 2021 3421
Reasonable Compensation for all your S Corps in Three EZ Steps May 01, 2021 3617
Are You Using the Right Approach to determine Reasonable Compensation? Apr 01, 2021 2513
How should the Directors of an S Corp be paid: 1099 or W-2? Mar 01, 2021 5184
Strategies for Reasonable Compensation and Multiple S Corps Feb 01, 2021 1951
Rule of Thumb Used to Calculate Reasonable Compensation Shot Down in Court Jan 01, 2021 3425
10 Reasonable Comp Points to Cover with Your Clients this December Dec 01, 2020 955
COVID Distribution Strategy for S Corps – Avoid a 15% Reasonable Compensation Penalty Nov 01, 2020 1581
Should you adjust Reasonable Compensation in the age of COVID? Oct 01, 2020 954
The Benefits of Establishing Reasonable Compensation Sep 01, 2020 533
Practice Development + Reasonable Compensation Aug 01, 2020 324
What is Reasonable Compensation? Jul 01, 2020 1709
Anatomy of an IRS Reasonable Compensation Challenge Jun 01, 2020 1893
Reasonable Compensation & the PPP May 01, 2020 1454
Reasonable Compensation & the Single Shareholder S Corp Apr 01, 2020 3128
Ego and Reasonable Compensation Mar 01, 2020 1937
Planning S Corp Distributions to keep the IRS off your Back Feb 01, 2020 3040
How do you know if Compensation is Unreasonable? Jan 01, 2020 2304
Step by Step Guide: How to Calculate Reasonable Compensation Dec 01, 2019 5472
10 Reasonable Comp Points to Discuss with Your Clients Now! Nov 01, 2019 1816
What if Reasonable Compensation is more than an S Corp Owner can afford? Oct 01, 2019 1596
Free Tools to Educate your Clients Sep 01, 2019 1940
Did the IRS Really Lose? Lessons from the Davis Case Aug 01, 2019 5537
Can Form 1125-E Protect You from Accuracy Penalties? Jul 01, 2019 3926
Reasonable Compensation and Normalization Jun 01, 2019 2131
IRS lays out steps that keep Reasonable Comp challenges out of Tax Court May 01, 2019 454
Are You at Risk for Preparer Penalties? Apr 01, 2019 3431
Surviving an IRS Reasonable Compensation Challenge Mar 01, 2019 4690
1099 or W-2 for Shareholder-Employees of S Corps? Updated for 199A Feb 01, 2019 3680
Stress Testing a Reasonable Compensation Figure Jan 01, 2019 450
10 Reasonable Compensation Points to Discuss with Your Clients Before Years’ End Dec 01, 2018 1895
What Approach Should I Use to Determine Reasonable Compensation Nov 01, 2018 2254
Three Court Cases that Define the Modern Era of Reasonable Compensation Oct 01, 2018 1622
Profit v. Distribution and its effect on Reasonable Compensation Sep 01, 2018 5012
Timing S Corp Distributions to keep the IRS off your Back Aug 01, 2018 522
Elvis tells the IRS “Don’t Be Cruel”… Jul 01, 2018 688
The Ego Factor and Reasonable Compensation Jun 01, 2018 1752
Reasonable Compensation: The X Factor in the QBI May 01, 2018 2952
Reasonable Compensation Top Ten Apr 01, 2018 425
The Relationship Between Reasonable Compensation and Business Valuation Mar 01, 2018 499
The Single Shareholder S Corp & Reasonable Compensation Feb 01, 2018 603
1099 or W-2 for S Corp Director Fees? Jan 01, 2018 17
Wiley L. Barron, CPA, LTD. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue Dec 01, 2017 625
4 (free) Tools that make Reasonable Compensation Compliance a breeze Nov 01, 2017 868
1099 or W-2 for Shareholder-employees of S Corps? Oct 01, 2017 476
No Tax Court for Reasonable Compensation Re-Characterization Sep 01, 2017 482
Reasonable Compensation and the Modern Accounting Practice Aug 01, 2017 2092
Three Methods of Determining Reasonable Compensation Part III: The Income Approach Jul 01, 2017 780
Three Methods of Determining Reasonable Compensation Part II: The Market Approach Jun 01, 2017 646
Three Methods of Determining Reasonable Compensation Part I: The Cost Approach May 01, 2017 892
The Relationship Between Reasonable Compensation and Business Valuation Apr 01, 2017 375
How an S Corp can Lose Money and Still be Required to Pay Reasonable Compensation Mar 01, 2017 854
Reasonable Compensation Past, Present & Future Feb 01, 2017 1519
Reasonable Compensation Year End Check List Jan 01, 2017 471
A Sincere Thank You to all who answered my “Quick Question”! Dec 01, 2016 513
Reasonable Compensation and the Single Shareholder S Corp Nov 01, 2016 547
Three steps to Reasonable Compensation compliance for all of your S Corps Oct 01, 2016 1980
Using Corporate Minutes to Protect Against a Reasonable Compensation Challenge Sep 01, 2016 2723
Reasonable Compensation and Multiple S Corps Aug 01, 2016 11
Why Add Reasonable Compensation to your Practice? Jul 01, 2016 2109
Profit v. Distribution and its effect on Reasonable Compensation Part II Jun 01, 2016 667
Profit v. Distribution and its effect on Reasonable Compensation Part I May 01, 2016 682
The Evolution Of Self-Employment Taxes And The Reasonable Salary Apr 01, 2016 1813
The Modern Era of Reasonable Compensation Mar 01, 2016 2392
Determining Reasonable Compensation using the Cost Approach Feb 01, 2016 825
$5,000 Preparer Penalty Jan 01, 2016 3289
Top 10 Reasonable Compensation points to discuss with your Clients before December 31st Dec 01, 2015 783
Reasonable Compensation Planning Season Part II: Profitable Schedule C Filers, LLC’s & Partnerships Nov 01, 2015 728
Reasonable Compensation Planning Season Part I: Profitable S & C Corps Oct 01, 2015 727
Are you Still using a ‘Rule of Thumb’ to Calculate Reasonable Compensation? Sep 01, 2015 713
The Unintended Consequences of Not Having Reasonable Compensation Aug 01, 2015 147
The IRS Job Aid for Determining Reasonable Compensation Jul 01, 2015 976
The Unintended Consequences of Not Having Reasonable Compensation (Part II) Jun 01, 2015 767
Three Tips to Reach Expert Status in Your Market May 01, 2015 731
You’re Busy We’ll Keep it Brief Apr 01, 2015 719
Why there is no Safe Harbor for Reasonable Compensation Figures Mar 01, 2015 1680
Step by Step: How to Determine Reasonable Compensation for an S Corp Owner Feb 01, 2015 934
Reasonable Compensation Year End Check List Jan 01, 2015 796
Three Court Cases that Define Reasonable Comp. for S Corps Dec 01, 2014 702
Why S Corp Owners Need a Custom Job Profile Nov 01, 2014 1714
5 Benefits of Reasonable Compensation Planning for you and your Client Oct 01, 2014 717
The Relationship Between Business Valuation and Reasonable Compensation Sep 01, 2014 700
How an S Corp can Lose Money AND be Required to Pay Reasonable Compensation Aug 01, 2014 1010
Profitability V. Distribution Jul 01, 2014 768
Hey – I’m Worth More Than That! Jun 01, 2014 754
Your Best Strategy for Surviving an IRS Reasonable Compensation Challenge May 01, 2014 721
Why there is no right answer for Reasonable Compensation – but there are wrong ones Apr 01, 2014 2401
How Much am I worth? It depends who’s asking… Mar 01, 2014 735
Short & Sweet this Month Feb 01, 2014 748
The Year in Review & The Year Ahead Jan 01, 2014 753
Reasonable Compensation Winning and Losing Year-End Strategies Dec 01, 2013 707
Why S Corp Owners Require a Custom Job Profile Nov 01, 2013 785
Reasonable Compensation Then & Now Oct 01, 2013 1784
McAlary v. IRS Sep 01, 2013 835
Don’t Take My Word For It… Aug 01, 2013 1737
What about Bob? Jul 01, 2013 1840
Brussels Sprouts V. Reasonable Compensation Jun 01, 2013 1792
A Bullet Proof Vest for your Reasonable Compensation Figure May 01, 2013 1822
The Many Hats of a Small Business Owner Apr 01, 2013 1765
Case Study: Profitability V. Distribution and Reasonable Compensation Mar 01, 2013 1901
RCReports Shines in IRS Audit! Feb 01, 2013 2557

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