Tax Exempt Organizations

Charitable contribution procedures updated

The IRS issued new procedures for contributions to charitable organizations, including rules for when donors can rely on the information about an organization’s tax-exempt status on the IRS database Tax Exempt Organization Search.

New Rules Issued for IDRs From TE/GE Examiners

The rules, which go into effect April 1, 2017, apply to IRS examiners from the Tax Exempt/Government Entities division and specify best practices in issuing information document requests in the course of an audit.

Tea Party Groups Win in Appeals Court

The court denied the IRS’s petition to avoid having to disclose information about other organizations that were on the IRS’s controversial “be on the lookout” list of organizations.

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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Tax software survey

Our annual survey offers a look at how CPAs judged their tax preparation software in a wide range of types of practices.

NEWS

Congress enacts tax reform

Here are many of the most important provisions in the new law that affect both individual taxpayers and businesses. All changes were effective Jan. 1, 2018, except as noted.