The bill establishes an independent appeals office and requires the IRS to develop a customer service strategy. A controversial provision codifying the Free File program was dropped from the bill.
Artificial intelligence and robots get a lot of attention, but automation and cloud computing-enabled outsourcing are the technology-related terms that should be top of mind for tax practices, according to a session at AICPA ENGAGE 2019 in Las Vegas.
Here are details on the new rules that deny a federal tax deduction to taxpayers who donate to a state charitable fund and receive a state or local tax credit in return.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a Tax Court decision that had held that a cost-sharing regulation that required allocation of stock-based compensation was invalid.
To fight identity theft, starting June 28 the IRS will no longer fax transcripts to taxpayers, tax professionals, and other third parties. And in July it will stop providing an option for mailing transcripts to third parties.
Know how this loss limitation differs from partners’ tax basis, and some industry-specific criteria.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made some widely applicable but, perhaps, lesser-known changes to accrual accounting rules.
The Tax Court declines to expand 'other casualty' beyond one sustained with respect to tangible property.
Reversing a district court, the Seventh Circuit upholds the Sec. 107 housing exclusion for 'ministers of the gospel.'
Despite the taxpayers' use of their new address on a power-of-attorney form and extension request, the IRS properly sent deficiency notices to their old address, and the taxpayers' petition to the Tax Court was ruled untimely.
IRS expands relief from underpayment penalty ... Credit for GM electric cars phasing out ... IRS extends private letter ruling pilot program
Delegating and trusting others isn’t always easy, but it helps a leader manage a workload and develop others’ skills, says Laurie Austin, CPA.
An examination of Maryland’s records of accounting firm data breaches reveals what is known about these illicit activities and how to protect your firm.
The new draft form, which has been extensively redesigned, is intended to simplify the calculation of income tax withholding after the changes made by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The IRS issued its annual notice of the inflation-adjusted limits on contributions to health savings accounts. All of the limits increased from 2019 to 2020.
The IRS provided the limitations on depreciation deductions for passenger automobiles first placed in service in 2019 and the amounts of income inclusion for lessees of passenger automobiles first leased during 2019.
Accountants aren’t necessarily being singled out, but rather legislative and city leaders are trying to find ways to spread tax liabilities around a broader base or meet their budget needs.
The IRS notified tax software companies that it had discovered an error in the Schedule D, Capital Gains and Losses, Tax Worksheet used to calculate the tax on certain capital gains that had new rates as a result of the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The IRS announced that taxpayers affected by the recent Wolters Kluwer service outage who are facing May 15 filing deadlines can follow certain procedures to obtain reasonable cause waivers for failing to file on time.
FASB issued a proposal that is intended to make accounting for income taxes less costly and complex.