The 2023 AICPA Compendium of Tax Legislative Proposals — Simplification and Technical Proposals, which includes 61 proposals covering a wide variety of subjects, opens with a proposal to standardize definitions in the Internal Revenue Code so that terms have the same meaning throughout the Code.
The IRS announced on Monday a new pilot phase Compliance Assurance Process (CAP) program called Bridge Plus to provide prefiling return review to some large corporate taxpayers in the Bridge phase.
Taxpayers who received certain general welfare or disaster relief payments or refunds in 2022 will not have to include them in income on their federal returns, the IRS announced on Friday.
The national taxpayer advocate criticized the IRS for delaying the release of guidance on state special tax payments or refunds made in 2022 that she said could affect tens of millions of taxpayers.
The IRS proposes a new voluntary program for service industry employers to track tips in an attempt to improve tip reporting compliance.
Treasury and the IRS said Friday the IRS will use the EPA Fuel Economy Labeling Standard in proposed regulations to define which vehicles are eligible for the Sec. 30D clean vehicle tax credits, enacted as part of the Inflation Reduction Act.
Kenneth Corbin, commissioner of the IRS Wage and Investment Division, said calls are being answered in under 10 minutes as a result of more staff and stifling the “voice bots.”
But related income allocations did not have substantial economic effect because the partnership did not properly maintain capital accounts, the Tax Court held.
Elections made as long as nine years ago may need updating.
The Tax Court respects a property developer’s interest deductions despite the lender’s entitlement to a share of net profits.
Prop. regs. identify syndicated conservation easements as listed transactions ... Final regs. issued on centralized partnership audit regime ... Domestic filing exception requirements modified in draft Scheds. K-2, K-3 ... Clean energy project prevailing wage rate and apprenticeship requirements issued
Although available to businesses of any size, the IRS expects the new Information Returns Intake System to be especially useful to small businesses that now file paper Forms 1099.
The IRS also expanded and clarified the instructions for answering the question to help taxpayers answer it correctly. Taxpayers must answer the question even if they didn’t engage in activities involving digital assets, just as in the 2021 tax year.
FinCEN estimates that most companies will have a simple structure that will require 90 minutes per response, but complex entry filings will require much more time.
Tax experts discuss the intricacies of the revised draft versions of the Schedule K-2 and K-3 forms, including who needs to file them and when, in this podcast episode with transcript.
The IRS issued sharply higher new depreciation limitations for passenger automobiles, including those for which bonus depreciation is applied.
The IRS said that most electronic filers will receive their refund within 21 days if they choose direct deposit and there are no issues with their tax return. The deadline to file is Tuesday, April 18.
National Taxpayer Advocate Erin Collins talks about the “balancing act” of her role, assesses the IRS backlog, and offers advice for practitioners and taxpayers in this podcast episode with transcript.
Proposed regulations under the Corporate Transparency Act address protocols for access to beneficial owner information by authorized recipients.
Erin Collins mentions improvement in her annual report to Congress, but she says the IRS still needs to deal with the unanswered phone calls, including the 16% answer rate at the Practitioner Priority Service line.