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IRS denies deductions for costs capitalized in stock acquisition

IRS denies deductions for costs capitalized in stock acquisition

Ruling expresses IRS’ views in areas where regulations are silent; reinforces the need for transaction cost analysis.

  • Stefan Gottschalk
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  • January 28, 2020
IRS issues refund guidance to exempt organizations on

IRS issues refund guidance to exempt organizations on "parking tax"

Instructions for claiming a refund or credit, or adjust Form 990-T for qualified transportation fringe of unrelated business income tax.

  • Alexandra Mitchell, Morgan Souza
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  • January 23, 2020
Louisiana issues rules on pass-through entity C corp elections

Louisiana issues rules on pass-through entity C corp elections

Corporate income tax regulations provide procedures for pass-through entities to elect to be taxed as C corporations.

  • Mike Williams, David Brunori , Chris Gorman
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  • January 22, 2020
IRS considers allowing double tax relief on repatriated earnings

IRS considers allowing double tax relief on repatriated earnings

The IRS is willing to consider relief from double taxation resulting from the application of section 965 in limited circumstances.

  • Jamison Sites, Ravi Dadlani
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  • January 21, 2020
IRS issues guidance for claiming 2018 and 2019 fuel tax credits

IRS issues guidance for claiming 2018 and 2019 fuel tax credits

The IRS describes the procedures required to make a one-time claim for all 2018 and 2019 biodiesel and alternative fuels tax credits.

  • Tom Windram, Trina Pinneau
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  • January 17, 2020
Repeal of three ACA taxes reduced uncertainty in health care

Repeal of three ACA taxes reduced uncertainty in health care

The medical device excise tax, the health insurance tax and Cadillac tax have all been repealed by recent legislation.

  • Tom Windram, Matthew Scaliti, Matt Wolf
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  • January 16, 2020
New Jersey enacts SALT deduction workaround for pass-through entities

New Jersey enacts SALT deduction workaround for pass-through entities

New Jersey becomes the sixth state to adopt an entity-level tax establishing a workaround to the federal SALT deduction limitation.

  • Harlan Kwiatek, David Brunori , Matt Wilk
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  • January 14, 2020
Proposed rules provide transition guidance for section 382 regulations

Proposed rules provide transition guidance for section 382 regulations

Transition rules for proposed built-in gain regulations helpful, but do they signal impending finalization of anti-taxpayer rules?

  • Nick Gruidl, Amy Kasden
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  • January 13, 2020
Tax Court issues opinions discussing penalty approval

Tax Court issues opinions discussing penalty approval

Recent U.S. Tax Court cases shed light on the requirement that the IRS must obtain written supervisory approval of certain penalties.

  • Evan Stone, Alina Solodchikova, John Deininger
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  • January 10, 2020
Information reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act

Information reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act

The due date for providing 2019 Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to individuals has been extended by the IRS from Jan. 31, 2020 to March 2, 2020.

  • Jill Harris
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  • January 07, 2020