This item discusses whether expenses paid for with PPP loans can be deducted as business expenses.
C Corporation Income Taxation
The IRS issued guidance on a safe harbor permitting qualifying taxpayers who have PPP loans, who did not deduct expenses related to those loans paid or incurred in 2020 on their 2020 returns, to deduct the expenses on their returns for the immediately subsequent tax year, instead of on an amended return or administrative adjustment request for the 2020 tax year.
The IRS issued guidance on Thursday on the temporary rule that allows a 100% deduction for eligible restaurant meals in 2021 and 2022.
The IRS issued guidance on how to claim the employee retention credit for the first and second quarters of 2021. It will issue guidance on the employee retention credit from July 1 to Dec. 31, 2021, provided in new Sec. 3134, at a later date.
In the time of COVID-19, where employers may increasingly turn to equity compensation to save on cash compensation expenses and employees are increasingly mobile, there is increased risk for employers.
As short-term agreements that borrowers and creditors reached at the beginning of the pandemic start to expire, real estate companies and others will need to find long-term solutions to their insolvency problem.
This article provides background on like-kind exchanges and examines how final regulations define real property for purposes of like-kind exchanges.
Certified historic buildings continue to qualify for a credit equal to 20% of QREs, but now the credit must be claimed ratably over a five-year period.
The IRS issued final regulations on when fines and penalties paid to a government are not deductible by a taxpayer, including defining when a payment counts as restitution, which may be deductible.
The IRS issued final regulations containing rules on the Sec. 163(j) interest expense limitation, including rules for specific passthrough entities and regulated investment companies.
This discussion addresses the key provisions in the regulations implementing the new aircraft management company exemption.
Depending on the IPO structure, the company may need to provide tax accruals for additional reporting periods or updates to existing financial statement disclosures.
The IRS issued final rules on the $1 million executive compensation limits enacted by the TCJA, finalizing proposed rules with a few changes in response to comments.
Pandemic relief, tax extenders, and much more were included in year-end legislation.
This column discusses when loan fees are considered interest expense for purposes of Sec. 163(j)’s interest expense limitation.
In general, food or beverage expenses paid or incurred while traveling for business are subject to the 50% limitation as well as the substantiation requirements described in Sec. 274(d).
The IRS released a generic legal memorandum, which discussed tax consequences of a contribution made by a sole shareholder of a corporation, where the shareholder contributes money or other property to its wholly owned corporation for no consideration.
Whether a corporation’s debt is a security could have significant tax ramifications when the debt is exchanged for stock or new debt.
The IRS issued guidance on two aspects of the employee retention credit — how to claim the credit when filing the fourth quarter Form 941 when the taxpayer knows its loan under the PPP will not be forgiven and how the newly extended and amended employee retention credit will apply.
The AICPA asked the IRS and Treasury to clarify that the filing of a Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application is not an election by the taxpayer to forgo the employee retention credit for wages reported on the application exceeding the amount of wages necessary for loan forgiveness.