One of the areas that accountants are most interested in regarding tax reform is Sec. 199A guidance — and, more specifically, how the deduction for qualified business income relates to a specified service trade or business. Tony Nitti, CPA, addresses some popular questions on that topic.
The AICPA worked with several other organizations to create a model statute for states to handle the new federal partnership audit regime.
Proposed regulations issued on Sec. 199A bring welcome guidance.
The IRS finalized proposed regulations under Sec. 6223 on the procedures for designating a partnership representative and the authority of the partnership representative under the centralized partnership audit regime.
Taxpayers' claim they were a single-member limited liability company is belied by partnership returns, the Tax Court concludes.
The IRS announced that it was withdrawing temporary regulations on the treatment of partnership liabilities for disguised-sale purposes and proposing to reinstate the old rules.
A new TQA discusses taxes on partnership income.
The IRS should provide a simplified adjustment procedure for partnership audits, the AICPA recommended in a letter to the IRS Chief Counsel’s Office.
New rules limit utilization of net operating losses.
IRS court victories asserting that LLC members should pay self-employment taxes on distributive shares of LLC income should give practitioners pause before claiming this income is exempt from those taxes.
This article reviews several scenarios in which certain individuals could take advantage of a new Internal Revenue Code provision to significantly lower their taxes.
A new technical question and answer from the AICPA provides nonauthoritative guidance to help financial statement preparers account for the amount a partnership pays the IRS under these circumstances.
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.
Eligibility for, and the mechanics of, the election are among the areas covered.
The IRS finalized the rules for determining whether partnerships are eligible to elect out of the centralized audit procedures enacted in 2015, which apply to partnerships this year.
To ease the regulatory burden on partnerships, the IRS announced that it is eliminating the requirement that partnership elections under Sec. 754 be signed by a partner.
A presidential regulatory freeze had delayed the proposed regulations' publication from early in 2017.
PLLC member-managers are held to not be entitled to a self-employment income exclusion of distributive shares.
The IRS reissued proposed regulations governing the centralized audit rules, which assess and collect tax at the partnership level.
The AICPA leads effort to promote state-level uniformity.