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TIGTA Releases Report on Implementation of Identity Theft Measures for 2016 Filing Season

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has released a report regarding the implementation of new tax return-related data elements based on the 2015 Security Summit, Protecting Taxpayers from Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud. TIGTA has concluded that tax-related identity thefts adversely affect the ability of…

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Texas Disaster Relief Notice (June 22, 2016)

Disaster relief: Presidentially declared disaster area: Texas: Severe storms and flooding Victims of the severe storms and flooding that took place beginning on May 26, 2016 in parts of Texas may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The President has declared that a major…

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Republican Lawmakers Urge Treasury to Revisit Debt-Equity Regulations

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Tex., and Tax Policy Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany, R-La., sent Treasury Secretary Jack Lew a letter on June 28 expressing collective GOP concerns over proposed debt-equity regulations under Code Sec. 385.  All Republican members of the Ways and Means…

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IRS Issues Country-by-Country Reporting Regulations

The IRS has issued final regulations that require annual country-by-country (CbC) reporting by certain United States persons that are the ultimate parent entity of a multinational enterprise (MNE) group. The final regulations affect U.S. persons that are the ultimate parent entity of a multinational enterprise group that…

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Temporary Regulations Clarify Employment Tax Treatment of Partners in Partnership That Owns a Disregarded Entity

The IRS has issued temporary regulations under Code Sec. 7701 to clarify that a disregarded entity that is treated as a corporation for employment tax purposes is not treated as a corporation for purposes of employing an individual who is a partner in a partnership that owns…

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IRS Extends Filing Deadline for Taxpayers Affected by Severe Storms

On Wednesday, the IRS announced that affected taxpayers of the severe storms and flooding that took place beginning on April 17, 2016 who reside or have a business in Fayette, Grimes, Harris and Parker Counties may qualify for tax relief may qualify for tax relief from the…

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Failure to File or Pay Penalties: Eight Facts

The number of electronic filing and payment options increases every year, which helps reduce your burden and also improves the timeliness and accuracy of tax returns. When it comes to filing your tax return, however, the law provides that the IRS can assess a penalty if you…

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Business Taxes for the Self-Employed: The Basics

The IRS has issued a fact sheet (FS-2015-22) covering the basic information about business taxes needed by anyone who is self-employed. Generally, an individual is self-employed if they: (1) carry on a trade or business as a sole proprietor or independent contractor, or are otherwise in business…

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Projected Flat IRS Budget for FY 2015 Raises New Concerns

The IRS’s anticipated fiscal year (“FY”) 2015 budget took center stage at the IRS Oversight Board’s last meeting of 2014. Senior IRS officials remain concerned about potential funding reductions in FY 2015 but are committed to implementing unfunded mandates, such as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care…

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IRS Announces Interest Rates Unchanged for Calendar Quarter Beginning January 1, 2015

In Revenue Rulings 2014-111 and 2014-29, the IRS has announced that the interest rates for the calendar quarter beginning January 1, 2015, will remain at 3 percent for overpayments (2 percent in the case of a corporation), 3 percent for underpayments and 5 percent for large corporate…

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