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National Taxpayer Advocate report targets IRS service

In her Objectives Report to Congress for fiscal 2023, National Taxpayer Advocate Erin Collins describes steps the IRS can take to improve its return and correspondence processing and telephone service to taxpayers.

Supreme Court to resolve FBAR penalty dispute

By agreeing to hear a Romanian-born businessperson’s appeal, the Supreme Court will address a circuit split over how to stack maximum penalties for multiple nonwillful civil violations for failure to file the FBAR.

Senators request details on IRS info return destruction

The inquiry posed seven specific questions to the IRS concerning the decision, how it was arrived at, its potential effects and whether the Service has destroyed such documents before processing them at any other time.

Tax Insider Articles

DEDUCTIONS

Business meal deductions after the TCJA

This article discusses the history of the deduction of business meal expenses and the new rules under the TCJA and the regulations and provides a framework for documenting and substantiating the deduction.

TAX RELIEF

Quirks spurred by COVID-19 tax relief

This article discusses some procedural and administrative quirks that have emerged with the new tax legislative, regulatory, and procedural guidance related to COVID-19.