Presented below is our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of April 15 – 19, 2019.
April 16, 2019: The IRS issued Revenue Ruling 2019-12 providing monthly tables of prescribed rates under numerous Code sections, including the applicable federal rate for May.
April 16, 2019: The IRS issued Notice 2019-29 providing guidance on the corporate bond monthly yield curve, spot segment rates under Section 417(e)(3) and the 24 month average segment rates under Section 430(h)(2).
April 17, 2019: The IRS released Proposed Regulations offering highly anticipated additional guidance related to investment in opportunity zones.
April 17, 2019: The IRS issued numerous corrections for Treasury Decision 9847 providing guidance under Section 199A of the code.
April 18, 2019: The IRS released Proposed Regulations relating to rules for electing small business trusts with nonresident alien beneficiaries.
April 18, 2019: The IRS issued a News Release detailing a six year plan to modernize the agency’s IT systems.
April 19, 2019: The IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2019-19 providing updated information regarding the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System.
Special thanks to Terence McAllister in our New York office for this week’s roundup.