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In January 2017, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued Statement No. 84, Fiduciary Activities (Statement).  The requirements of the Statement are effective for reporting periods beginning after December 15, 2018 (i.e., December 31, 2019 year ends and fiscal years ending in 2020).

On December 10, 2018, the IRS issued long-awaited guidance on the application of one of the new tax provisions added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Section 274(a)(4). This provision under the Act is effective January 1, 2018. Notice 2018-99 provides guidance for taxable entities on how to compute the non-deductible amounts related to parking provided to employees under IRC Section 274(a)(4).

The 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act grants employers who voluntarily offer qualifying employees up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave annually, a tax credit for a portion of wages paid in 2018 and 2019. In order to be eligible for the credit, the employer’s written policy containing specific language must be in place before the leave is taken.

On December 10, 2018, the IRS issued long-awaited guidance on the application of two new tax provisions added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The provisions under this Act are effective January 1, 2018. Notice 2018-99 provides guidance for tax-exempt entities on how to compute the additional Unrelated Business Taxable Income (UBTI) generated related to parking provided to employees under IRC Section 512(a)(7).
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