The IRS announces new Form 990-EZ with help icons to assist organizations with accurate filing .
January 2017 Tax News
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the taxpayer’s case back to the Tax Court after finding that the taxpayer, whose lawyers used a self-printed postal label, had met the timely mailing/timely filing requirement.
The IRS announced that it has updated various 2016 form instructions to reflect changes to AMT adjustments made by the PATH Act.
The IRS released a package of proposed provisions that will apply to the recently enacted centralized audit regime that generally assesses and collects tax at the partnership level.
The IRS proposed changes to various rules affecting dependents, including changing its position on when taxpayers count as “childless” for purposes of the earned income tax credit.
The IRS spelled out the procedures same-sex married couples should use to recalculate the transfer-tax treatment for property transferred to spouses before the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act.
The IRS released its annual notice containing the 2017 inflation-adjusted amounts for the maximum vehicle values to determine the amount that is included in employees’ income for personal use of an employer-provided vehicle.
Account transcripts that contain a specific transaction code and wording can serve as the equivalent of an estate tax closing letter.
The IRS issued a notice that provides the requirements for a payee to make an election to not have the safe harbor for de minimis errors on information returns below certain amounts apply to a payer.