This week we look at the following items:

  • Wisconsin passes its version of an optional passthrough tax to get around SALT limits, but with a twist

  • Guidance released on Section 81(i) stock elections

  • Taxpayer finds you still need some documentation to claim cellular phone expenses

  • IRS fails to persuade Court that a taxpayer had changed its accounting method

  • A brief revisit...

This week we look at:

  • Proposed anti-clawback regulations issued

  • Final §263A negative amount regulations issued

  • §163(j) proposed regulations leave OIRA (finally), last step before publication

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This week we look at the following items:

  • IRS publishes 2019 inflation adjusted figures

  • IRS notes increase in breaches of systems of tax return preparers in 2018

  • Filing and deposit date relief announced for victims of California wildfires

  • IRS email discusses application of due diligence preparer penalties

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This week we look at the following items:

  • §163(j) proposed regulations due this week

  • IRS releases final TCJA due diligence regulations

  • Country singer found not to operate night club for a profit

  • Foreign earned income denied when taxpayer did not show his abode was outside the United States

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This week we look at the following items:

  • Inflation-adjusted retirement plan numbers for 2019 released

  • IRS publishes draft Form 990-T and instructions with details on the parking lot tax

  • Students lose at DC Circuit in attempt to claim travel deductions

  • A Blue Book on TCJA may be coming soon

  • A taxpayer is denied relief from liability for tax due on a joint return the court finds she didn’t file

This week we look at the following items:

  • Court finds IRA and plan balance received in divorce not protected in bankruptcy

  • Interest limitation proposed regulations (except for passthroughs) heads to OMB

  • Connecticut crumbling foundation relief clarified to also create NOLs that can be carried back in 2018

  • PTIN renewal opened up by the IRS

  • OMB announces plans for guidance on TCJA loss limitation rules--but n...

This week we look at the following items:

  • A pastor had taxable income from pastoral donations

  • IRS grants filing and payment relief related to Hurricane Michael

  • A taxpayer could not apply payment where the IRS had levied the account

  • Initial Qualified Opportunity Zone proposed regulations issued

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