The IRS is ending the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program just as its enforcement of cryptocurrency compliance increases.
After the IRS’s Modernized e-File and Direct Pay systems were not in operation for most of the day on Tuesday, the IRS extended the filing and payment deadline for 2017 individual tax returns until midnight on Wednesday, April 18.
The Treasury Department and the White House’s Office of Management and Budget have agreed to change the procedures under which Treasury regulations are reviewed.
Editor's note: Thank you for your interest in this article. The deductibility of business meals is an evolving issue under P.L. 115-97, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and this article is no longer available.
The IRS stated it would challenge the tax benefits of certain syndicated conservation easement transactions.
A district court denied the IRS a proposed injunction that would have required taxpayers to comply with their employment tax obligations.
The IRS is now asking taxpayer representatives who call the agency to provide their Social Security number and date of birth to confirm their identity.
The IRS issued Notice 2018-14 to provide more guidance on the withholding rules that were changed by P.L. 115-97, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Requests by IRS and state departments of revenue for electronic accounting software records of taxpayers
The IRS has answered some concerns about taxpayers’ electronic accounting records.
The $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress includes IRS funding and tax-related technical corrections, including changes to the centralized partnership audit regime.
The U.S. Supreme Court held that to obtain a conviction for obstructing or impeding the administration of the Internal Revenue Code, the government was required to prove that the defendant knew of a pending tax-related proceeding or could reasonably foresee the commencement of such a proceeding.
The IRS completed its annual list of the top tax scams for this filing season, with brazen phishing and phone scams still prominent on the list.
The IRS announced that it is closing the 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) on Sept. 28, 2018.
The extension to March 20 applies to business taxpayers affected by the two recent winter storms, Quinn and Skylar, that primarily hit the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic United States.
The IRS announced the new lower tax brackets for 2018 and a number of other new items affected by P.L. 115-97, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The IRS has completed updating its online withholding calculator that individual taxpayers can use to determine how many withholding allowances they should claim for 2018.
The six-year limitation period applies only to tax years in which the Sec. 6038D reporting requirement was in effect.
Taxpayers can use various techniques to minimize estimated tax payments throughout the year while also avoiding underpayment penalties.
This item discusses two cases that highlight nuances of the refund claim limitation provisions.
The IRS is proposing to remove 298 regulations that have no current or future application to the Internal Revenue Code.