Taxpayers who reasonably rely on FAQs posted by the Internal Revenue Service will have a reasonable-cause penalty defense under a new policy announced by the agency on Friday. The IRS will also keep original versions of FAQs on its site after it updates them.
Individual Income Taxation
The Social Security Administration announced the maximum amount of wages subject to Social Security tax in 2022 and a cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security benefits.
The newly expanded child tax credit creates opportunities for advising clients on direct payment opt-outs and avoiding surprises on 2021 tax returns.
The gig economy further complicates the distinction between employees and independent contractors.
The IRS’s release of Notice 2021-49 provides employers with additional guidance on issues of the employee retention credit.
The proposal would raise tax rates for corporations and individuals and make many other changes to the Internal Revenue Code.
The allowances for determining deductions for lodging, meals, and incidental costs are slightly higher than before.
This semiannual update surveys recent federal tax developments involving individuals.
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.
This item discusses Illinois Legislature's S.B. 2531, which includes a PTE tax that allows a workaround to the federal $10,000 limitation for state and local tax deductions.
A suit challenging the actions of a donor-advised fund by a donor to the fund was dismissed because the plaintiffs lacked standing.
Hijacking of economic impact payments and unemployment checks are spotlighted in the IRS’s annual alert, which warns taxpayers of the most prevalent scams and schemes the Service has identified.
The IRS in Rev. Proc. 2021-14 specifies procedures regarding limitation and carryback of net operating losses from farming in light of CARES Act provisions.
The AICPA recommended in a letter to Senate tax-writing leaders eight ways to improve the deduction for qualified business income under Sec. 199A.
The income tax results of digitally mining bitcoin and physically mining gold are significantly different. This article compares and contrasts the tax treatment of these two types of mining operations.
Recently released IRS Chief Counsel Advice targeted at the BTC/BCH hard fork also provides insight into how the IRS may evaluate more complex cryptoasset transactions.
The IRS explained in a revenue procedure how individuals can claim advance child tax credit payments and stimulus payments if they are not required to file 2020 federal income tax returns.
This article discusses the history of the deduction of business meal expenses and the new rules under the TCJA and the regulations and provides a framework for documenting and substantiating the deduction.
Sec. 199A, may create a potential difference in how the same type of income is taxed to shareholders of RICs and REITs and therefore offers an opportunity for fund managers.
As many companies continue to work remotely and demand for office space dries up, landlords and banks may be forced to renegotiate debt agreements or foreclose on assets, which could have significant tax consequences.