The IRS issued final regulations (T.D. 9534) intended to clarify and simplify rules concerning continuity of accounting methods and inventory methods in certain tax-free corporate reorganizations and liquidations.
The IRS has issued final regulations to close a loophole (known as Killer B transactions) that allowed one or more foreign corporations involved in a triangular reorganization to repatriate earnings tax free to the United States in certain circumstances.
The IRS issued final regulations intended to clarify and simplify rules concerning continuity of accounting methods and inventory methods in certain tax-free corporate reorganizations and liquidations.
This item considers what is the proper time to report the transaction if a reorganization spans different tax years.
The IRS recently launched a program to match the filing of Form 8023, Elections Under Section 338 for Corporations Making Qualified Stock Purchases, by a foreign purchasing corporation acquiring a foreign target, with Form 8883, Asset Allocation Statement Under Section 338, to report the effect of the Sec. 338 election.
The IRS has issued new final regulations on cross-border reverse triangular reorganizations, popularly known as “Killer B” transactions.
Vagueness about how long the stock of the acquiring corporation had to be retained after the acquisition led to a significant change to the continuity of interest regulations in 1998, which eliminated the requirement that the stock of the acquiring corporation be retained post-acquisition.
Co-Editors: Michael Metz, CPA; Nick Gruidl, CPA, MBT Final regulations addressing basis and boot in reorganizations provide interesting and unexpected results. Secs. 358 and 356 address allocation of basis to property received in a reorganization and gain recognition on receipt of boot, respectively. Proposed regulations (REG-116564-03, 5/3/04) provided a tracing