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.
C Corporation Income Taxation
This article provides an overview of the Sec. 1202 requirements and discusses the practical considerations of the provision in merger-and-acquisition transactions.
The IRS issued guidance on how to claim the employee retention credit for the first and second quarters of 2021.
The Supreme Court’s denial of Altera’s petition could have significant tax and financial reporting consequences for companies that have excluded SBC costs from CSA intangible development cost pools.
The proposed $6 trillion fiscal year 2022 budget unveiled by the Biden Administration includes a host of tax items, including proposals to raise the corporate tax rate, raise the top tax rate for high-income individuals, limit like-kind exchanges, and make permanent recent temporary changes to various tax credits.
Covenants not to compete can protect a company’s interest as long as they are drafted in an appropriate manner, but their 15-year amortization period can cause issues.
This article discusses the step-transaction doctrine, the three tests used to determine if it applies, and advice for taxpayers to help avoid an IRS challenge of the tax treatment of a series of transactions based on the doctrine.
The COVID-19 pandemic brings taxpayers into uncharted territory with regard to casualty losses without physical damage but where there is still an undeniable impact to the business, especially where property values are permanently reduced due to the pandemic.
This item discusses whether expenses paid for with PPP loans can be deducted as business expenses.
The IRS issued guidance on a safe harbor permitting qualifying taxpayers who have PPP loans, who did not deduct expenses related to those loans paid or incurred in 2020 on their 2020 returns, to deduct the expenses on their returns for the immediately subsequent tax year, instead of on an amended return or administrative adjustment request for the 2020 tax year.
The IRS issued guidance on Thursday on the temporary rule that allows a 100% deduction for eligible restaurant meals in 2021 and 2022.
The IRS issued guidance on how to claim the employee retention credit for the first and second quarters of 2021. It will issue guidance on the employee retention credit from July 1 to Dec. 31, 2021, provided in new Sec. 3134, at a later date.
In the time of COVID-19, where employers may increasingly turn to equity compensation to save on cash compensation expenses and employees are increasingly mobile, there is increased risk for employers.
As short-term agreements that borrowers and creditors reached at the beginning of the pandemic start to expire, real estate companies and others will need to find long-term solutions to their insolvency problem.
This article provides background on like-kind exchanges and examines how final regulations define real property for purposes of like-kind exchanges.
Certified historic buildings continue to qualify for a credit equal to 20% of QREs, but now the credit must be claimed ratably over a five-year period.
The IRS issued final regulations on when fines and penalties paid to a government are not deductible by a taxpayer, including defining when a payment counts as restitution, which may be deductible.
The IRS issued final regulations containing rules on the Sec. 163(j) interest expense limitation, including rules for specific passthrough entities and regulated investment companies.
This discussion addresses the key provisions in the regulations implementing the new aircraft management company exemption.
Depending on the IPO structure, the company may need to provide tax accruals for additional reporting periods or updates to existing financial statement disclosures.