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Accounting for Income Taxes Quarterly Hot Topics highlights certain recent tax and accounting developments that may have accounting for income tax (ASC 740) implications.

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December 2015

Accounting developments

- FASB to issue final standard on improvements to employee share-based payment accounting
- FASB to issue final standard on simplifying the equity method of accounting
- Leases – FASB agrees on effective date
- FASB to issue final standard on classification and measurement of financial instruments
- FASB makes tentative decisions about various income tax disclosure requirements
- FASB redeliberates income tax proposals related to intra-entity asset transfers
- FASB issues ASU on balance sheet classification of deferred taxes
- FASB proposes ASU to increase transparency of accounting for government assistance arrangements
- FASB’s proposed ASU states that omissions of immaterial disclosures are not accounting errors

Tax law developments

- Tax law developments – Overview, Uncertain tax positions, Classified balance sheet, and Tax expense
- International – International income tax developments
- International – US Tax Court’s Altera decision raises broader questions
- Controversy – Bipartisan Budget Act 2015 cause significant rule changes to partnership audits and adjustments
- Periods and methods – Tax extenders bill becomes a law
- US Multistate – Alabama, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York State, Pennsylvania, Texas

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- Presentation of deferred federal income taxes associated with deferred state income taxes

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- A Roadmap to Accounting for Income Taxes
- Mark your calendar – Financial Reporting for Taxes Training: May 23 – 27 in Orlando, FL and December 5 – 9 in Las Vegas, NV
- SEC Comment Letters – Including Industry Insights: What “Edgar” Told Us
- Example Disclosure: Accounting for Income Taxes
- Example SEC Comments: Income Taxes
- International Core of Excellence (ICE) 2015 Country Essentials

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