New Wolters Kluwer, CCH Expert Analysis on Year-End Tax Planning, Government Shutdown Insights

Latest Guidance from CCH, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., October 14, 2013) – As professionals look beyond the government shutdown impasse to prepare clients for potential impacts from Washington, D.C. gridlock as well as recent tax law changes, new tax and legal briefings are now available for expert analysis on current events dominating the headlines.

Need to Know Tax Planning Details

Year-end tax planning is always complicated by the number of changes that have occurred throughout the year and 2013 is no exception. The new CCH Tax Briefing: 2013 Year-End Tax Planning explores some of the 2013 year-end planning opportunities available to taxpayers, especially as the result of provisions that are new-for-2013 and those that, at the moment, are scheduled to expire after this year. CCH, a part of Wolters Kluwer is a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (

“In addition to changes coming from the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Affordable Care Act) as well as new tax rules applying to same-sex married couples, there are other variables that could also impact the upcoming tax season,” said CCH Principal Federal Tax Analyst, Mark Luscombe, JD, LLM, CPA. “We could be looking at a delayed start to the tax filing season depending on how long the government shutdown goes, and there’s also the possibility of comprehensive tax reform coming in 2014.”

Government Shutdown, Legal Impact

Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a leading global provider of research products and software solutions for legal, regulatory, and business professionals, has issued an authoritative briefing on the government shutdown prepared for attorneys and compliance professionals. Written by Paul Clark and Georgia Koutouzos, senior writer analysts for Wolters Kluwer, the Government Shutdown Update Briefing, outlines the current impact on departments and services that are critical to the legal and regulatory infrastructure.

For More Information

Full details on year-end tax planning are available by visiting: CCH Tax Briefing: 2013 Year-End Tax Planning and the latest on legal impacts of the current federal government shutdown are detailed in Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Briefing Special Report: Government Shutdown Update.

A full range of recent CCH Tax Briefings covering significant developments is also available by visiting Members of the press interested in speaking to a CCH tax analyst should contact Eric Scott at 847-267-2179,  

About CCH, a part of Wolters Kluwer

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