Ed Karl, CPA, the AICPA's vice president–Tax Policy & Advocacy, outlines how the IRS tax filing delay came about — and what it means for CPA tax practitioners and their clients.
Corporation income taxation
The IRS issues rules to implement paid sick and child care leave credits enacted in response to the pandemic.
The $2 trillion stimulus bill contains many tax provisions. Here’s a look at the tax items, which range from credits to temporary changes to retirement plan rules.
The IRS posted 24 questions and answers to clarify the notice delaying certain tax filing and payment deadlines until July 15.
Practitioners welcomed the IRS’s deferral of income tax returns and payments due April 15 for another 90 days but have many questions about related issues.
The IRS announced the postponement of the April 15 federal income tax filing deadline until July 15. Friday’s notice expands on earlier guidance that had only postponed tax payments but not the filing deadline.
The IRS delayed any tax payments due April 15 to July 15 without interest or penalties accruing. The relief does not extend any tax return filing deadlines.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that individuals and businesses can delay their tax payments for 90 days due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Bob Richards rule for allocating tax refunds among members of a consolidated group, holding that state law is well equipped to decide the matter.
The IRS issued proposed rules clarifying that taxpayers may generally continue to deduct 50% of the food and beverage expenses associated with operating their trade or business, despite changes to the meal and entertainment expense deduction under Sec. 274.
The AICPA has asked Treasury and the IRS to clarify that reporting relief on certain reporting under Sec. 465 will also apply to S corporations.
The IRS finalized the rules for maximum vehicle values under the cents-per-mile valuation rule and the fleet-average valuation rule after the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increased those values to $50,000, adjusted for inflation.
Employees’ business expense reimbursements are excluded from gross income.
The Tax Court denies a challenge by a California marijuana business.
A subsidiary fails to show that it received the primary benefit from its payment to an adviser incident to a merger.
The IRS issued proposed regulations on the Sec. 162(m) $1 million limit on executive compensation paid by certain publicly held corporations.
Download and print this quick guide for use during tax season, and look for our quick guide for individual taxpayers in the January 2020 issue.
An IRS letter ruling allowed an otherwise qualified corporation to continue to be treated as an S corporation for federal income tax purposes despite its inadvertent termination of its S corporation status.
In comments submitted to the IRS, the AICPA requested expeditious guidance concerning adjustments attributable to conversions from an S corporation to a C corporation.
Stock-based compensation is held includible in a cost-sharing agreement.