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Bloomberg BNA Tax and Accounting Center

Provide exceptional tax guidance with the Bloomberg BNA Tax and Accounting Center. Built on the foundation of our renowned Tax Management Portfolios™, the Tax and Accounting Center is a tax planning resource that provides in-depth analysis from outside experts, time-saving practice tools, news, and primary sources. The Tax and Accounting Center also provides you with the flexibility you need to access content covering federal, state, and international taxation, estate planning, and financial accounting topics.

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OVERVIEW

TRUSTED ANALYSIS

The Tax Management Portfolios™ are written by leading tax practitioners and cover virtually every tax topic with deep analysis, real world examples, working papers, and the perspectives you need to make informed decisions you can’t get anywhere else.


EXPERT NEWS & COMMENTARY

The latest news, trends, and issues affecting the tax and accounting professions – with insights from expert tax and accounting practitioners – helps you keep up-to-date with all major tax-related federal, state, and international legislative, regulatory, judicial, and policy developments.

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TIMESAVING PRACTICE TOOLS

Our popular Chartbuilders, Fast Answers, and Navigators provide you with real-world examples so you can get the right answers for your client’s specific tax issue or situation quickly. In addition, the practice tools are fully integrated with the Tax Management Portfolios, tying your research together and enabling you to map out tax strategies efficiently.


PRIMARY SOURCES

Go straight to all the primary sources you need to stay compliant. From Internal Revenue Codes, regulations and procedures, to state laws and international tax treatises, our collection of primary sources are fully accessible and fully integrated with the Tax Management Portfolios, Chartbuilders, commentary, and analysis.


WHAT’S AVAILABLE

Accounting Policy & Practice Series
Helps financial accounting policymakers and practitioners in companies, public accounting firms, and other professional environments keep abreast of ongoing and emerging issues and assists them in analyzing pronouncements and other actions by major accounting and auditing standard setters.

Accounting for Income Taxes Package
A part of the Accounting Policy & Practice Series, Accounting for Income Taxes provides expert guidance on FAS 109 and FIN 48 along with practice tools, news and commentary.

Compensation Planning Portfolios Library The Compensation Planning Portfolios Library covers topics including qualified plans, employee benefits, employment taxes, executive compensation, nonqualified deferred compensation, and more, plus practice tools, news and commentary, and relevant source material.

Country Portfolios Library 
The Country Portfolios (formerly Business Operations Abroad Portfolios) cover business operations in nearly 40 foreign countries from Argentina to Vietnam, as well as the European Union and the territories and possessions of the United States, plus practice tools and treaties.

Estates, Gifts & Trusts Portfolios Library
The premier estates, gifts and trusts resource that features research, planning, and implementation tools on one platform — backed by the nation's leading tax authorities. It includes news and commentary, practice tools, and relevant source material. 

Green Incentives Navigator Library
Expert guidance on everything needed to research, stay up-to-date, and communicate on federal and state tax (and non-tax) incentives that encourage the development and use of renewable energy and promote conservation.

Foreign Income Portfolios Library
The insights and guidance of the world's leading international tax authorities plus the research and productivity tools you need — all on one platform. It includes news and commentary, practice tools, and relevant source material.

IRS Practice Adviser
A comprehensive guide to dealing with the IRS. This practical yet comprehensive service covers IRS procedure from the first stages of an examination through the appeals process and tax collection.

Premier International Tax Library
A comprehensive resource featuring in-depth analysis of country-specific and international tax-related topics, daily breaking news and developments, commentary on emerging trends, extensive coverage of major tax treaties, and regular insight from leading international experts on global tax issues affecting multinational companies.

Real Estate Portfolios Library
This service covers topics such as tax-free exchanges, REITs, mortgages, home offices, vacation homes, cooperatives and condominiums, rehabilitation credit, and low-income housing credit, plus it includes practice tools, news and commentary, and relevant source material.

Sales & Use Tax Portfolios Library
The Sales & Use Tax Portfolios Library focuses on the various aspects of sales & use taxes, including the Streamlined Sales Tax Initiative, drop shipment transactions, and retail sales issues. It includes news and commentary, practice tools and relevant source material.

State Tax Nexus Tools
Helps you quickly determine nexus for business activities in 50 U.S. states, Washington D.C., and New York City. This easy-to-use tool features 10 major corporate business activity categories, each containing a series of questions about specific activities.

Premier State Tax Library
A comprehensive service covering all aspects of state taxation, the Premier State Tax Library offers topic-driven guidance on state issues, featuring the deep analysis and insights of leading state and local tax authorities. It includes news and commentary, time-saving practice tools, and relevant source material from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Tax-Exempt Organizations Portfolios Library
The Tax-Exempt Organizations Portfolios Library covers topics such as creating the exempt organization, operating in compliance with IRS standards, avoiding excise taxes, limiting the unrelated business income tax, and ensuring that all transactions are carried out in a tax-efficient manner. The library also includes practice tools, news and commentary, and relevant source material.

Tax Practice Series
A comprehensive range of time-saving, practical analytical research and productivity tools, all designed to help you practice more successfully, expand your practice, and increase the value you bring your clients.

Tax Treaties Analysis
An online service that helps you gain expert analysis that clarifies how international tax treaties work in practice and what their implications are in a quick-search, user-friendly format. Included are expert summaries of the provisions of key tax treaties between major countries.

Transfer Pricing Premier Library
Provides a comprehensive, one-stop source for expert transfer pricing analysis, insights & commentary, news, and helpful practitioner-to-practitioner guidance.

U.S. Income Portfolios Library
All you need in a comprehensive federal income tax resource — including research, guidance, and implementation tools on one platform — from the nation's leading federal tax authorities. It includes news and commentary, practice tools, and relevant source material.


KEY FEATURES

Customization

Several features of the Tax and Accounting Center can be customized to increase productivity and streamline research.

  • Email
  • Customize email settings to receive regular updates on topics of interest.
  • My Home Page
    Users can set any tab as their homepage.
  • My Folders
    Set up folders within your Bloomberg BNA subscription to save searches, content, documents, charts, and forms.
  • Accounting Profiles and Preferences
    Customize your Collections and Search Results screens, set your homepage, and much more.
Tax and Accounting Center Mobile App

Stay connected anytime and anywhere with the mobile app for iPhone® and iPad®. Go to www.bna.com/btac-app or the iTunes store to download the app.

Search

A variety of search options are available across all libraries to speed up your research.

  • Search
    Search your entire Bloomberg BNA subscription or individual collections and Portfolios to quickly and easily find the content you need.
  • Advanced Search
    Allows users to choose specific collections from a selected list of tax topics, tax types, and sources, with filters by author, court, case name, state, and much more.
  • Saved Search
    Save search queries for future use and access in My Folders by creating new folders or using existing folders.
  • Search History
    Search history is automatically retained for up to 90 days, and includes a date and time stamp. Items in your search history can also be saved using the Saved Search function. 
Indexes

Indexes are compiled by legal and tax specialists and categorize every piece of information into specialized practice, tax topic, or coverage areas.

Printing

Users can print all documents including Portfolios, source documents, and analysis results. These documents can be printed in their entirety or in segments.

Customer Support and Training

  • Expert Questions
    All customers have the ability to speak directly with our editors to answer questions about coverage or expert analysis.
  • Content Support
    Bloomberg BNA staff are available to help locate relevant information, assist in building effective research approaches, or explain the editorial scope of coverage in your service.
  • Training
    Bloomberg BNA Training & Product Support staff help you get the most value from your subscription. Training options are designed to meet your information needs, match your learning style, and accommodate your schedule.
Tax Management Portfolios™
  • Compensation Planning Portfolios Library
    Covers topics including qualified plans, employee benefits, employment taxes, executive compensation, non-qualified deferred compensation, and more, plus practice tools, news and commentary, and relevant source material.
  • Country Portfolios Library
    Formerly Business Operations Abroad Portfolios, covers business operations in more than 40 foreign countries from Argentina to Vietnam as well as the European Union and the territories and possessions of the United States, plus practice tools and treaties.
  • Estates, Gifts & Trusts Portfolios Library 
    The premier estates, gifts and trusts resource that features research, planning, and implementation tools on one platform — backed by the nation's leading tax experts. It includes news and commentary, practice tools and relevant source material, as well as our renowned Tax Management Portfolios™.
  • Foreign Income Portfolios Library 
    Provides insights and guidance from the world's leading international tax authorities in the Foreign Income Portfolios, plus the research and productivity tools you need all in one platform. It includes news and commentary, practice tools, and relevant source material.
  • Real Estate Portfolios Library 
    Covers topics such as tax-free exchanges, REITs, mortgages, home offices, vacation homes, cooperatives and condominiums, rehabilitation credit, and low-income housing credit, plus it includes practice tools, news and commentary, and relevant source material.
  • Sales & Use Tax Portfolios Library
    Focuses on the various aspects of sales & use taxes, including the Streamlined Sales Tax Initiative, drop shipment transactions, and retail sales issues. It includes news and commentary, practice tools, and relevant source material.
  • U.S. Income Portfolios Library
    All of the federal tax analysis and research you need in a comprehensive resource — including research, guidance, and implementation tools on one platform — from the nation's leading federal tax authorities. It includes news and commentary, practice tools, and relevant source material.

TOPICS COVERED

  • U.S. Federal Tax
  • State tax topics and tax types for all 50 states and the District of Columbia
  • International Tax
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Estates, Gifts and Trusts Tax
  • Financial Accounting

SPECIFICATIONS

Formats and Frequency

Updates available online, with email highlights and breaking news. Print Portfolios also available.