Global supply chain problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have made it difficult for US companies to replace inventories, potentially subjecting them to additional taxable income. The AICPA has requested relief under Sec. 473.
The IRS updated the list of accounting method changes to which automatic change procedures apply.
The IRS issued its annual inflation-adjusted update of depreciation limitations for passenger automobiles (including passenger vans and trucks) placed in service in 2021.
The IRS issued final regulations on Sec. 451 income inclusion rules and advance payments, as those rules were amended by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The IRS finalized regulations for simplified accounting rules for small businesses, which are defined as businesses with inflation adjusted average annual gross receipts of $25 million ($26 million for 2020 and 2021).
Among the expiring provisions are the lower 7.5% AGI floor for medical expense deductions and the deduction for qualified tuition and related expenses.
The IRS issued guidance for taxpayers who pay otherwise deductible expenses with PPP loan funds, stating that even if the payment and PPP loan forgiveness happen in different tax years, the expenses are not deductible.
The IRS issued rules for taxpayers to follow in applying recently issued bonus depreciation regulations, including how to make several elections.
New simplified accounting rules for small businesses do not apply to tax shelters — and the definition of a tax shelter can cause problems for businesses with large deductions or losses during a tax year.
The IRS issued final bonus depreciation regulations and withdrew proposed regulations.
The IRS issued regulations on the simplified accounting method rules for small business taxpayers enacted in 2017 by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The IRS announced that, beginning Friday, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it is temporarily accepting duplicate copies of Form 3115, Application for Change in Accounting Method, sent by fax instead of mail.
The IRS issued the 2020 limits on depreciation deductions for cars and trucks first placed in service in 2020 and the income inclusion amounts for passenger automobiles first leased in 2020.
Taxpayers with qualified property must act to take advantage of changes to the treatment of qualified improvement property, which is now eligible for bonus depreciation. Here are some considerations for taxpayers and their advisers.
The IRS issued procedures for how taxpayers can take advantage of the recently enacted technical correction to the rules for qualified improvement property (QIP).
Real property or farming trades or businesses can withdraw their decision to elect out of Sec. 163(j)’s business interest expense limitation for a 2018, 2019, or 2020 tax year.
FASB issued a standard that is designed to reduce cost and complexity in accounting for income taxes.
Change is hard, especially without a Form 3115, Application for Change in Accounting Method.
The IRS released its updated procedures for automatic accounting method changes, which are accounting method changes that can be made without the IRS’s consent.
A recent law change invites new strategies.