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Ryan Norton

Whether designing superheroes, penciling caricatures, or just doodling, I always knew I was going to earn some sort of art degree while in college. That was my goal before I decided to trade Edgar Degas for Edgar Allan Poe during a Freshman English class. The BA in English soon morphed into a double-major in English and Philosophy, eventually becoming an MA in English. It only makes sense that I learned of a writing opportunity for a local marketing firm while teaching a first-year college English course. Before I knew it, I was writing and editing tax-related articles for Taxing Subjects, and this has been my home since 2014.


IRS Reminds Tax Pros about PTIN renewal and AFSP Opportunities

IRS Reminds Tax Pros about PTIN renewal and AFSP Opportunities

The Internal Revenue Service Return Preparer’s Office is reminding tax professionals about the PTIN renewal deadline and Annual Filing Season Program perks. According to the Friday IRS newsletter, the RPO is set to send two separate messages: one to all current PTIN holders, and another to all non-credentialed PTIN holders.…

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Final Regulations for Estate and Non-Grantor Trust Deductions, 100 Percent Bonus Depreciation

Final Regulations for Estate and Non-Grantor Trust Deductions, 100 Percent Bonus Depreciation

Anyone who has prepared tax returns professionally knows that change is the rule, not the exception. When tax laws change, the Internal Revenue Service has the unenviable task of making sense of legislation or executive actions that directly impact the tax industry.…

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