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    RE: Car Allowance

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    ​Debbie and Ken: If the employer is to avoid having to tax the employee on the auto allowance, the payment must be in accordance with the rules for an accountable plan. If I recall correctly, to be an accountable plan, a "true up" needs to occur within ...

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    Hi Ken, What if you let the company accumulate the costs throughout the year and come up with that number.  Then have the employee submit the total business miles.  Take the standard mileage allowance and compute the amount that would be due to the employee.  ...

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    ​Alex: First, it sounds as though you may have INVENTORY for the three houses built by the partnership. Second, you've got a disguised sale of the third house for the 50% owned by C&D to A&B that is "buried" in the partnership. On demolition of the ...

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