The IRS issued methods for calculating W-2 wages for the Sec. 199A(g) deduction for agricultural and horticultural cooperatives, similar to the former Sec. 199 domestic production activities deduction.
C Corporation Income Taxation
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.
The IRS ruled that a distribution to the sole shareholder of a C corporation was partly a recovery of the former S corporation’s accumulated adjustments account (AAA) and a taxable dividend for the remaining distribution.
The regulations define the term “substantially all,” the definition of which was reserved in the earlier proposed regulations issued in October 2018.
The Tax Court also denies capital gain treatment but allows business deductions for a taxpayer's subsequent shooting activity.
Starting this year, C corporations can claim a foreign-derived intangible income deduction of 37.5%.
Advance guidance clarifies that the TCJA's disallowance of deductions for entertainment, amusement, or recreation does not address business meals.
The IRS issued proposed regulations on the business interest expense limitation in Sec. 163(j), which was amended by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The IRS issued guidance on the deductibility of meal and entertainment expenses after the modification of Sec. 274 by the TCJA.
The IRS issued guidance regarding amended Sec. 162(m), which limits the allowable deduction for remuneration paid by any publicly held corporation to a covered employee to $1 million.
The order announcing the withdrawal says it is being done “to allow time for the reconstituted panel to confer on this appeal.”
The IRS issued proposed regulations on the Sec. 965 transition tax that requires U.S. shareholders of deferred foreign income corporations to pay tax on post-1986 deferred income.
The Ninth Circuit reversed a Tax Court decision invalidating a cost-sharing regulation that requires allocation of stock-based compensation costs between related parties.
New rules limit utilization of net operating losses.
The Tax Court holds that the payments were not for rent.
The extension to March 20 applies to business taxpayers affected by the two recent winter storms, Quinn and Skylar, that primarily hit the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic United States.
Companies may initially have difficulty determining the effects of the new federal tax law on their income tax reporting.
The tax reform bill that Congress is expected to vote on this week contains numerous changes that will affect businesses large and small.
The House of Representatives reapproved tax reform legislation on Wednesday, sending the bill to President Donald Trump for his signature.
In the early hours of Saturday morning, the U.S. Senate passed its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill by a vote of 51–49.