Tax Bowl

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For those doing tax advisory, compliance, transfer pricing, or other tax work!

Whats the latest you can respectfully quit before 9/15?

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I have a senior who joined the company about 6 months ago. There is no manager in between us. He’s a bright guy but the experience gap is is so huge. I feel like he has to have his hand held for every… more

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Anyone who has ever considered working for the IRS should apply now. They are conducting virtual interviews over the next few weeks. It seems wide spread and to be all divisions.

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I have COVID. Had it for a week and a half. I’m doing tax returns in bed. I can’t tell if I don’t feel well because of the virus or because I’m doing tax returns. 🤢

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Has anyone figured out how to enter the Alteryx lesson we are supposed to do? They sent me an expired Zoom code.

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For those that either have or dream of starting your own tax/consulting practice please share as many details as you have worked out. I’m looking for ideas on everything. Hours, systems, target clie… more

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Avg salary for a newly promoted senior with a mst and cpa, northeast region at Deloitte?

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Compliance or provision?

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For CTB partnership to corporation (CFC) What do you report on Schedule A (Shares of the foreign corporation). It’s still structured as a partnership, so they have capital, not shares/share classes?

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Will busy season ever end?

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Anyone have tax prodigy experience and care to share your review/thoughts.

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What’s the average raise % from tax staff 2 to senior?

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What groups are best at tax valuations (e.g. IP and other asset valuations)? Is it usually done by tax service lines or advisory service lines?

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Anyone transfer from big 4 to GT? What was the raise they offered you?

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Do any of you actually enjoy tax? I’ve got exams in a few months, but just can’t bring myself to study. I find tax to be the most dry subject ever. Arbitrary and overly complex rules created by govern… more

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As a new hire, what should I do when I have no work to do? I have been trying to reach out to different people but I did not get any work yet!

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Onesource compliance products (GorRS and OIT) are so horrible. How and why??? 9/10 times I call them they cannot help me. There are so many flaws to their system it’s ridiculous. As small as an addres… more

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Can someone explain what APB23 is and why it’s “gone” when the company is reinvesting permanently? Is permanent reinvestment the same as “indefinite reversal”? I’ve been reading the income tax guide b… more

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For those looking or have left public accounting did you work solely with one recruiter? Is it okay to connect with two recruiters?

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I’m a CPA and everyone automatically assumes that I know everything about taxes and always ask me questions. That being said I have a friend who owns multiple investment properties as an LLC but wante… more

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5th year tax partner at a top 10 firm, northeast region. I’ve been nonequity so far with a shift to equity this coming year. Current book is just under $3m. Am curious about how my compensation stacks… more

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Is the base salary in ITS or M&A higher than in domestic tax? If so, is it standard procedure to adjust the salary of someone who transferred from domestic tax to ITS/M&A tax?

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Would you consider transfer pricing a high value tax service? I always thought it was compliance focused...

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Guys... I’m starting to like folk music. What the fuck is wrong with me

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Considering that the IRS is behind on reviewing tax returns due to the COVID closure, do we think they’ll extend the 10/15 deadline? Hoping to the good Lord up above that they don’t. But what are the … more

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How often do you come across Schedule F? I have prepped 3 tax returns for farmers this busy season? It’s interesting. I’ve worked for large and small firms. I never had to deal with Schedule F unt… more

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So done pretending to enjoy this work. Over 3 years in Tax and it is dawning on me I do not want to spend the rest of my career in Tax. Conflicted considering the job market right now. Grateful for th… more

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I’m tired managing upward/downward internal delays. The upward delays are the worst. You’ve politely asked the managers yet still get the pls fix back close to deadline. Busy season never gets better.

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What’s more prestigious? Tax Partner at Big 4 or VP Tax at Fortune 500?

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Anyone have experience living and working in Bermuda? What was it like?

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Looking to do a career change or better yet out of tax change. Not a fan of all this mindless BS we do all day that know one gives a shit about. What you think of RE underwriting or mortgage banking?

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Senior 3 here, i hate tax so much. Not sure what to do. Feel stuck. Everyday sucks so bad. Huge mistake coming this route. So beat down don’t even know what I want to do. Failed life it seems.

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In state consolidated and combined filings is domestic intercompany revenue eliminated more often than not?

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Just spent 1.5 hours on the phone with GoSystems to be told that yes, you’re right, there is in fact some trapped data. How’s your morning going?

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Guidance - I am a new manager. The senior I am working with is a first year senior and has been at ey for 1 year. She does terrible work. Doesn’t check and gives peice meal comments to staff. She has … more

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I’m a tax senior 1 (will be a senior 2 in October) and just got an offer with a 26% raise at a large public company on their provision team. There’s also an aspect of FP&A and helping with transac… more

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so i just realized we may have forgotten to do a first short period extension filing for a 2019 acquisition. minimal activity and not anticipating any taxable income. what’s the projected fall out f… more

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Tech tools. Tell me about what software, apps, etc you are familiar with for work (tax service line but anything goes) and what you love/hate.

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Has anyone done the Certification in Estate Planning by NICEP?

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My client is a qualified small taxpayer who owns rental properties that can elect not to capitalize the property improvement expenditure up to $5,000 under the safe harbor rule effective 2013. In Aug… more

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