The memorandum lists 10 challenges in order of importance, ranging from data security to achieving operational efficiencies.
The IRS finalized regulations permitting taxpayers to deduct disaster losses in the prior tax year and removed the related temporary regulations that were issued in 2016.
The IRS ruled that a taxpayer does not have gross income as a result of a hard fork of a cryptocurrency if the taxpayer does not receive units of a new cryptocurrency, but does have gross income as a result of an airdrop of new cryptocurrency after a hard fork if the taxpayer receives units of the new cryptocurrency.
U.S. shareholders who own stock in foreign corporations were given a safe harbor by the IRS, making it easier for them to establish that they are not shareholders in a controlled foreign corporation, or CFC.
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.
Today’s tax firms must be vigilant against cyberthreats.
Grantor retained annuity trusts may be an optimal wealth-transfer vehicle for many.
A rollover that took more than 60 days to complete due to a bookkeeping error was considered timely.
The bank deposit method supports an IRS underpayment assessment.
The Taxpayer First Act embodies several principles for improved IRS customer service that have been central to AICPA advocacy efforts in recent years.
If an employer elects, forms issued to employees starting in 2021 will show only the final four numerals of their SSN.
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In comments submitted to the IRS, the AICPA requested expeditious guidance concerning adjustments attributable to conversions from an S corporation to a C corporation.
The IRS issued its annual notice specifying the special per-diem rates, including the transportation industry meal and incidental expenses rates, the rate for the incidental-expenses-only deduction, and the rates and list of high-cost localities for purposes of the high-low substantiation method.
The IRS issued a revenue procedure describing the requirements taxpayers have to meet to be a rental real estate business that qualifies for the safe harbor to be treated as a trade or business in order to qualify for the Sec. 199A qualified business income deduction.
The IRS issued final regulations governing hardship distributions from Sec. 401(k) plans, eliminating the requirements that participants obtain a loan from the plan if available and that suspend participants’ ability to make contributions to the plans for six months after taking a hardship distribution.
The IRS issued final regulations and new proposed regulations on the 100% bonus depreciation deduction that was amended by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The rulemaking mainly consolidates existing guidance in one location, but it also responds to a recent court decision that held invalid certain changes to donor-reporting requirements.
The IRS announced procedures to allow certain individuals who have renounced their U.S. citizenship to get into compliance with their US tax obligations and obtain relief for back taxes.
Taxpayers that use the accrual method and receive advance payments for good or services were given new rules by the IRS on when to include the advance payments in income.