The IRS posted a draft of a form that affected taxpayers will submit with their 2019 tax returns showing how they computed their qualified business income (QBI) deduction under Sec. 199A.
The IRS announced that it is expanding its identity protection personal identification number (IP PIN) program to taxpayers in seven additional states.
The IRS issued final regulations on the penalty that applies to tax return preparers who fail to exercise due diligence in preparing returns for taxpayers who are claiming head-of-household filing status, the earned income tax credit, the child tax credit, the additional child tax credit, or the American opportunity tax credit.
Veteran tax attorney Charles Rettig gave his first public address as new IRS commissioner, speaking to CPAs at the AICPA National Tax Conference in Washington.
The AICPA National Tax Conference heard from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson about particular taxpayer quandaries and needs.
The IRS issued the 2019 annual inflation adjustments for many tax provisions as well as the 2019 tax rate tables for individuals and estates and trusts.
This article discusses a few key things practitioners should know about FBAR cases.
The IRS posted guidance for the public explaining how it will be operating now that the shutdown has ended, to catch up on its backlog in audits, collections, tax return processing, and Tax Court cases.
The partial shutdown of the federal government ended just in time to allow the full IRS workforce to return to work for the start of tax season.
Practitioners should be aware of changes to the due-diligence requirements for returns that claim the earned income tax credit, the American opportunity tax credit, and/or the child tax credit.
The relief applies to individuals whose tax withheld and estimated tax payments equal at least 85% of the tax shown on their 2018 tax return.
The IRS issued an updated contingency plan outlining how it will function during tax season.
The IRS announced that its Free File program, which provides free electronic filing options to moderate-income taxpayers, opened Jan. 11 and will operate through Oct. 15.
The IRS announced that tax season will start in late January and that it will issue refunds to taxpayers despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Tax refunds that count as "public assistance benefits" may be exempt in bankruptcy.
A TIGTA audit report examined tip-related tax noncompliance and made nine recommendations to the IRS.
Notice 2018-76 generally allows a taxpayer a 50% business deduction for meals associated with an entertainment activity to the extent that the meals are purchased separately from the entertainment, or the cost is stated separately from the entertainment cost on the receipt.
It was not an abuse of discretion for an IRS settlement officer to reject an offer in compromise where the taxpayer failed to document his assets or financial condition.
This article explains debt resolution methods, how tax practitioners can assist taxpayers in the process of resolving a liability, and how taxpayers can administratively appeal adverse IRS collection determinations.
A substantial-authority scorecard and example for excluding Sec. 1202 gain for a carried partnership interest
Keeping a “scorecard” of the weight of authorities on a particular position can be helpful to determine the objective merits of a tax position.