A taxpayer can prove, through extrinsic evidence, the mailing date of a Tax Court petition that has no postmark on the mailing envelope.
The Ninth Circuit agrees that an IRS regulation abolished the common law mailbox rule.
The IRS is expanding its relief from cancellation-of-debt income to students whose federal loans were discharged for certain legal reasons.
The IRS has issued guidance on these payments, which it calls “economic impact payments,” and says they generally will be direct-deposited to most qualifying taxpayers’ bank accounts in the next three weeks without taxpayers having to do anything.
The $2 trillion stimulus bill, which passed the Senate by a 96-0 vote late on Wednesday, contains many tax provisions. Here’s a look at the tax items, which range from credits to temporary changes to retirement plan rules.
The IRS announced that, because of staff shortages, it was closing the Practitioner Priority Service, a special phone line for tax practitioners, as well as the e-Services Help Desk line and the e-Services, FIRE, and AIR system help desks “until further notice.”
In a letter to Treasury and the IRS the AICPA requested that recent filing and payment relief related to the COVID-19 pandemic be expanded because the current relief does not cover all tax filings and payments affected by the pandemic.
The IRS announced that, under its People First Initiative, it was taking various actions to alter its activities beyond the tax filing and payment delay announced last week.
This article will help practitioners understand how to maximize accelerated deductions by examining Sec. 1031 exchange rules and how they are affected by cost segregation studies.
The IRS posted 24 questions and answers to clarify the notice delaying certain tax filing and payment deadlines until July 15.
To protect taxpayers and its employees, the IRS is scaling back its operations during the coronavirus pandemic to focus on mission-critical activities. Here’s a look at what services are being affected.
Practitioners welcomed the IRS’s deferral of income tax returns and payments due April 15 for another 90 days but have many questions about related issues.
The IRS announced the postponement of the April 15 federal income tax filing deadline until July 15. Friday’s notice expands on earlier guidance that had only postponed tax payments but not the filing deadline.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that taxpayers will have until July 15 to file their tax returns, a change from the guidance announced by the IRS earlier.
The IRS delayed any tax payments due April 15 to July 15 without interest or penalties accruing. The relief does not extend any tax return filing deadlines or apply to any other type of tax.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that individuals and businesses can delay their tax payments for 90 days due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The IRS issued final regulations raising the offer-in-compromise user fee from $186 to $205, a 10% increase instead of the increase to $300 included in proposed regulations.
Here’s what may happen when a foreign gift has not been disclosed.
A recognizable transaction for tax purposes occurs any time virtual currency is exchanged for cash or used to purchase goods. Basis tracking is key to properly reporting gains and losses.
In three cases, the Tax Court addressed issues regarding the approval of penalties required by Sec. 6751(b)(1).