The IRS asks for comments by Dec. 3 on tax credits included in the Inflation Reduction Act, including the commercial clean vehicles provision.
In a move the AICPA supports, the IRS is providing a new way to make anonymous reports about third-party vendors promoting improper claims for the employee retention credit.
Taxpayers now have until Jan. 10, 2024, to supply missing information within 45 days of submitting a Sec. 41 research and development credit refund claim under new requirements.
This item is intended to help mitigate risk for those still pursuing the ERC by breaking down the suspension test into its core components and shedding light on areas to proceed with caution.
In a second letter, the AICPA takes issue with broad new documentation requirements for refund claims involving the Sec. 41 credit, outlined in an IRS memo in fall 2021.
The bill now goes to President Joe Biden, who has said he will sign it into law.
A federal budget reconciliation bill with tax provisions, including a 15% corporate minimum tax and a variety of tax credits, took a step closer to reality with Sen. Joe Manchin’s agreement to the package’s contents.
The Sec. 196 deduction for unused business credits is available both where the credit carryforward period expires and when a taxpayer dies or ceases to exist.
The IRS has attempted to review and audit R&D credit claims through various techniques and strategies over the years, and the FAA harks back to recordation requirements of the late 1990s and early 2000s.
This item discusses the Sec. 41 research credit and how statistical sampling can be used to efficiently satisfy the fourpart test that governs whether research activities qualify for the credit.
A Chief Counsel memorandum advises that taxpayers must provide additional information to make a valid Sec. 41 research credit refund claim on an amended tax return.
Starting Jan. 10, a Sec. 41 credit claimed on an amended return must include specific information.
The IRS describes how employers may avoid failure-to-pay and failure-to-deposit penalties for ERC claimed or anticipated in the fourth quarter but eliminated by the Infrastructure Act.
The deputy commissioner of the IRS Large Business and International Division hears AICPA tax committee’s feedback on new requirements.
Certain employers have until Nov. 8 to submit a required worker certification request to a designated local agency for purposes of the work opportunity credit.
Under the safe harbor, an employer can exclude certain amounts received from other coronavirus economic relief programs in determining whether it qualifies for the employee retention credit based on a decline in gross receipts.
New guidance clarifies the application of the credit to “recovery startup businesses” and the treatment of wages paid to majority owners and their spouses.
The IRS’s release of Notice 2021-49 provides employers with additional guidance on issues of the employee retention credit.
Final regulations clarify the treatment of qualified improvement property in FDII and GILTI, and foreign tax credit transition rules address post-2017 NOL carrybacks to pre-2018 tax years.
The IRS has posted two sets of FAQs that explain changes to the child and dependent care credit and to the sick and family leave credits made by the American Rescue Plan Act.