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    I have a client who bought a commercial condominium building. In Massachusetts the land is deemed to be held in a condo trust. When they bought the condominium they received a beneficial interest in the condo trust (which holds the land). The town bills ...

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    Thank you! ------Original Message------ ​Nancy: You got it - the MPA or PAL status for other purposes has no effect for QBI reporting. Hope this helps! Mark ------------------------------ Mark Misselbeck CPA Tax Principal Katz Nannis + ...

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    ​Theresa: Unfortunately, MA still recognizes a 1031 for ALL "swaps" under the provisions of the Code as it stood in 2005, so you'll have to account for two assets - the carry over and new basis - for MA depreciation, but one asset at the "new cost" for ...

MSCPA CEO Blog: Amy's Angle

  • I finally read The Boston Globe ’s riveting series on the fate of valedictorians from Boston public schools . The story of these valedictorians is one of wasted potential; kids we thought would set the world on fire as high school seniors haven’t come close to realizing their dreams, as many faltered in college or after. They lacked adequate preparation, mentors and advocates. This series reiterated the importance of guiding and advocating for college students, which is integral to their success as adults. At the MSCPA, we are committed to helping accounting students thrive in their careers by preparing them to enter the profession. While we have a team dedicated to supporting the next generation of CPAs, and a robust lineup of college and career readiness programs and scholarship opportunities, we are always looking for other ways to help. We are exploring adding a mentorship program for low income college students and young professionals. This program will ...

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