The IRS and a possible new commissioner have until Feb. 17, 2023, to advise Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen how they plan to spend $80 billion that Congress budgeted for the agency over the next 10 years.
It’s worth pausing to reflect on the AICPA’s successes in advocating for the profession with Congress and the IRS this year.
Final regulations provide an automatic extension of time for providers of minimum essential coverage to furnish statements to individuals regarding their coverage.
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Final regulations, issued last week, except certain partnership-related items from the regime and provide alternative rules for their examination by the IRS, as well as provide rules for the calculation of imputed underpayments.
In the wake of adverse decisions in the Sixth Circuit and the Tax Court, the IRS announced it is issuing proposed regulations, which it intends to finalize in 2023, that identify certain syndicated conservation easement transactions as listed transactions.
Revised draft instructions for partnership and S corporation Schedules K-2 and K-3 contain significant changes to the requirements to qualify for the domestic filing exception for filing and furnishing the 2022 schedules.
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CPAs are encouraged to comment on the proposed standards.
The divorce instrument included a child-related contingency, the Tax Court holds.
An IRS Chief Counsel memo states that income exclusion does not extend to Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness for which the recipient is ineligible, such as by misrepresentation or omission.
The IRS releases guidance on wage and apprenticeship requirements for enhanced tax benefits under clean energy provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act.
The AICPA said the current draft of Schedule UTP places a “significant burden” on both taxpayers and practitioners.
An audit report from TIGTA says taxpayers would benefit if the IRS used digital communications tools appropriately. The IRS challenged much of the audit report, including saying that TIGTA didn’t understand some of the agency’s objectives for its digital communications program.
Proposed foreign tax credit regulations provide guidance on the reattribution asset rule for purposes of allocating and apportioning foreign taxes, the cost recovery requirement, and the application of the source-based attribution requirement to withholding tax on royalty payments.
The statement says ID.me inflated the amount of work it could provide and the amount of federal dollars lost to pandemic fraud, the latter in an effort to increase demand for its services. In his response, the CEO says he would not use such a crisis to help his company.
The IRS Advisory Council issued a report Wednesday that emphasized recurring themes such as the need for consistent and multiyear funding and the importance of effective communication with taxpayers.
In October, the IRS said it would leave Free File open for an extra month, until Thursday, so eligible taxpayers can claim their share of several benefits including the 2021 recovery rebate credit, the child tax credit, and the earned income tax credit.
National Taxpayer Advocate Erin Collins writes on her blog that there’s little time left for the IRS to clear its backlog by end of 2022 as the IRS commissioner promised Congress earlier this year.
Three CPAs who attended last week’s AICPA & CIMA National Tax Conference share items of note for tax practitioners from the event.