The IRS announced that it is opening its Compliance Assurance Process (CAP) program to new applicants for the first time in years, but applications must be made between Sept. 16 and Oct. 31.
The IRS issued proposed regulations that provide a safe harbor for corporations to calculate built-in gains and losses after an ownership change.
Recently issued proposed regulations on the transfer of life insurance contracts create significant uncertainty regarding their application to tax-free asset acquisitions.
Now that NOL carryforwards are unlimited for tax years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017, practitioners should be rethinking the use of the waiver of NOL carryforwards under Regs. Sec. 1.1502-32(b)(4) in acquisitions of a company with NOLs by a member of a consolidated group.
Under new Sec. 163(j), business interest expense deductions are limited, and a business interest expense that is disallowed in the current year is carried forward to the succeeding tax year.
This discussion focuses on how state worldwide reporting works and what taxpayers should consider in determining whether to elect it or avoid it.
Certified professional employer organizations enter into contracts with employers to be treated as the employer for employment tax purposes and are subject to IRS rules in order to qualify as CPEOs and maintain that status.
Several tax benefits can accrue to taxpayers that make investments in certain low-income communities through qualified opportunity funds. A second round of proposed regulations addresses many outstanding questions about this new vehicle for taxpayer-friendly investing in distressed communities.
This item discusses the clarifications and questions that were answered with the issuance of a second set of proposed regulations on May 1, 2019.
Shareholders and their advisers should be prepared to verify the validity of the S election when the decision is made to begin marketing the company for sale.
Sec. 250 allows domestic corporations a deduction for their “foreign-derived intangible income.” Proposed regulations that were issued earlier this year answer many outstanding questions regarding the calculation of this new deduction but also include documentation requirements that may prove onerous for some taxpayers.
This discussion explores the allocation of E&P in a distribution to which Sec. 355 applies.
This item discusses special return due-date rules for a target corporation’s short tax year when it joins a consolidated group.
The regulations define the term “substantially all,” the definition of which was reserved in the earlier proposed regulations issued in October 2018.
Before transferring Sec. 987 QBUs to related domestic or foreign parties, practitioners should consider the tax implications of the May final regulations.
This discussion focuses on the GILTI and BEAT implications for the benefit received by a U.S. corporation reporting a worthless stock deduction under Sec. 165(g) for a CFC’s stock.
The IRS will permit professional sports teams that trade player contracts to recognize zero gain if both parties to the exchange adopt the safe harbor and do not exchange cash.
Rev. Proc. 2019-18 allows teams that fit within the safe harbor to treat the contracts as having a zero value for determining gain or loss.
The IRS issued methods for calculating W-2 wages for the Sec. 199A(g) deduction for agricultural and horticultural cooperatives, similar to the former Sec. 199 domestic production activities deduction.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a Tax Court decision that had held that a cost-sharing regulation that required allocation of stock-based compensation was invalid.