The answers need to be 200-300 words and can have a citation, using APA 6th edition. The text is Prentice Hall’s Federal Taxation 2010: Corporations, Ch. 3 and Ch. 5.
Week Two Starter Question 1:
o What are the alternative tax years available to a corporation? What factors should be considered in electing the tax year?
Week Two Starter Question 2:
o What methods of accounting are available to a small business and to a large business? If the business decides to make an accounting methods change, how is this accomplished?
Week Two Starter Question 3:
o What are the requirements for the following deductions: U.S. production activity deduction, dividend received deduction, and net operating loss? Discuss any recent legislative changes.
Week Two Starter Question 4:
o What is the legislative intent behind the corporate alternative minimum tax (AMT)? Define tax preference items, AMT adjustment, and minimum tax credit.