The Ninth Circuit reverses the Tax Court and finds that the IRS was sufficiently apprised of an innocent spouse claim.
IRS practice and procedure
Various e-Services will be unavailable between Sept. 7 and Sept. 12, the Internal Revenue Service announced, as it moves to a new platform.
The relief includes an extension of time to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments.
If granted, the stay would allow the IRS to charge the fees while it decides whether to appeal the district court decision that struck down the fees and, if it does appeal, during the appeal itself.
The IRS Office of Appeals announced that on Aug. 1 it will begin offering taxpayers and their representatives a new web-based virtual conference option for taxpayer conferences.
The passport restriction will affect the expatriate community and foreign travelers who haven’t established an agreement to pay their delinquent tax debt.
Changes to the due dates and extensions of time to file various tax returns and information returns were implemented in a package of regulations the IRS issued on Wednesday.
After reviewing all 105 Treasury regulations issued in 2016 and early 2017, the Treasury Department has identified eight that cost too much, are too complex or exceed the IRS’s statutory authority.
The IRS and the Department of Justice indicate an increase in efforts to counter growing noncompliance.
The Service says courts erred in decisions on the placed-in-service date of a retail store, the use of the completed-contract method, and an S corporation's payment of an employee's personal expenses.
The revenue procedure covers amended returns claiming property expensing, qualified real property, and bonus depreciation transition rules.
The orders include one directing Treasury to target recent burdensome, complex, or overreaching IRS regulations.
The system had been down since early June, after a federal court held that the IRS cannot charge a PTIN fee.
The D.C. District Court held that the IRS has the authority to require preparers to use preparer tax identification numbers (PTINs) but that it cannot charge fees for issuing PTINs.
The payee's failure to explicitly reject a check outweighs the payer's restrictive endorsement.
A district court applies the Loving decision.
Audit risks persist past the otherwise applicable limitation period.
President Donald Trump’s proposed FY 2018 budget includes a new proposal to give the IRS authority to regulate paid tax return preparers.
The 2017 appropriations bill passed by Congress includes $11.2 billion for IRS operations and enforcement. But it also includes specific directives prohibiting certain IRS conduct.
The details of a recent data breach affecting 100,000 taxpayers were revealed in testimony before the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee in Washington.