The handling of dividend payments from subsidiary to parent or shareholder(s) has experienced diverse accounting application caused by ambivalent insurance company interpretations or differing individual state interpretations.
On June 21st, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the long-standing Quill v. North Dakota ruling when it stated that physical presence is no longer a requirement for states to assess sales taxes. In this landmark court case, South Dakota v. Wayfair, the State argued that the physical presence requirement was creating “unfair and unjust” market conditions favoring…
Income Statement-Reporting Comprehensive Income (Topic 220): Reclassification of Certain Tax Effects from Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Reading time: 1 minute 5 seconds On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was enacted, reducing the federal income tax … Continued
As a California insurer, knowing what your producers charge policyholders, particularly in an agency relationship, can be critical to avoiding penalties for underreported premium tax. To help insurers avoid this mistake, JLK Rosenberger has provided explanation and guidance below.
The SAPWG meeting was brief and to the point, and the Exposure Draft of INT-2018-02, Tax Act Estimates was adopted with minor amendments and suggestions of interested parties. The main take away is that SSAP No. 9 – Subsequent Events is suspended with respect to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act) from treated as a Type I…
There is a widespread misunderstanding that embezzlements are large scale losses that are quickly caught and indicted. The fact is, the most damaging occurrences involve small amounts of money repeatedly filched over many years, making it difficult to detect, but that lead to large losses.
With the advance of communication and technology platforms, the competitive global environment creates the opportunity, and many times the need, for companies to explore and create other potential revenue generating or administrative support sources.
Last week President Obama issued his proposed 2017 budget for the United States. While most of the information included within is too detailed for most, there is one section that individuals, small business owners and other should review.