COVID-19 Losses

November 24, 2020By Brad Pauley, CPA

On March 13, 2020, President Trump declared a national emergency disaster, related to the COVID-19 virus 1. Following the declaration, under the new tax law (TJCA), taxpayers can claim a business casualty loss related to the disaster on either their 2019 original/amended return or their 2020 return. Some examples of losses that may qualify, but … Read More

IRS to Audit High-Income Tax Returns

August 26, 2020By Brad Pauley, CPA

The IRS announced on June 18th that they will be looking at hundreds of high-income tax returns between July 15th and September 30th. They are expected to be looking at not only the taxpayer’s individual returns but any business-related pass-through entities as well. These reviews create exposure for athletes and entertainers who have high income and … Read More

Game-Changing Tax Matters for Athletes

October 23, 2019By Brad Pauley, CPA

This is a preview of one of the articles in the new KROST Quarterly Sports & Entertainment Issue, titled “Game-Changing Tax Matters for Athletes” by Brad Pauley, CPA. There were many deductions professional athletes were able to take under the old tax law, however, under the new law, deductions taken in previous years are no … Read More