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Weekly IRS Roundup February 12 – February 16, 2024

Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of February 12, 2024 – February 16, 2024.

February 12, 2024: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2024-7, which includes the following:

  • Revenue Ruling 2024-5, which provides that if one or more of a state’s allocations of housing credit dollar amounts under § 305 of the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 to qualified disaster zones in 2021 or 2022 are returned after 2022, then the returned housing credit dollar amounts are not restricted to projects located in qualified disaster zones.
  • Announcement 2024-7, which corrects Revenue Procedure 2024-5 by providing initially omitted effective dates for changes to the user fees that apply to certain requests for advance approvals.
  • Announcement 2024-8, which revokes tax-exempt status for the Altruistic United Humanity Association.
  • Announcement 2024-9, which revokes tax-exempt status for the West Los Angeles Obedience Training Club Inc.
  • Notice 2024-20, which advises that forthcoming proposed regulations will set forth (i) requirements for qualifying as an eligible census tract for purposes of the alternative fuel vehicle refueling property credit under § 30C of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) and (ii) guidance as to how taxpayers can verify that property satisfies the geographic requirements of Code § 30C.
  • Notice 2024-23, which provides special relief under Code § 529 for certain rollovers to or from Maryland Prepaid College Trust (MPCT) accounts. Due to accounting discrepancies and administrative issues, access to MPCT interest earnings was frozen in April 2022 and restored July 2023. Due to the freeze, many taxpayers executed a qualified rollover out of MPCT accounts. Notice 2024-23 permits taxpayers to transfer funds back into an MPCT account in a qualified rollover even though the transfer of funds out of the MPCT account may have occurred within the past 12 months.

February 12, 2024: The IRS announced that Jim Lee, chief of IRS Criminal Investigation, will retire effective April 6, 2024.

February 12, 2024: The IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2024-14, which provides indexing adjustments for applicable dollar amounts used to calculate the employer shared responsibility payments under § 4980H(a) and (b)(1) of the Code.

February 12, 2024: The IRS reminded senior taxpayers of free tax filing options, including the programs Tax Counseling for the Elderly, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and IRS Free File.

February 13, 2024: The IRS highlighted seven suspicious signs that an Employee Retention Credit claim may be questionable and could signal future IRS problems to help small businesses that may need to resolve incorrect claims.

February 13, 2024: The IRS alerted tax professionals to watch out for a “new client” scam, which is an email scheme (in which cybercriminals pose as potential clients) that peaks during the busy tax filing season.

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Weekly IRS Roundup February 5 – February 9, 2024

Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of February 5, 2024 – February 9, 2024.

February 5, 2024: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2024-5, which includes the following:

  • Announcement 2024-4, which clarifies that until the IRS issues new final regulations under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Section 6050I implementing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, at this time, digital assets are not required to be included when determining whether cash received in a single transaction (or two or more related transactions) has a value exceeding the $10,000 reporting threshold.
  • Notice 2024-21, which provides guidance on the corporate bond monthly yield curve, the corresponding spot segment rates used under Section 417(e)(3), and the 24-month average segment rates under Code Section 430(h)(2).
  • Notice 2024-22, which provides initial guidance on the anti-abuse rules under Code Section 402A(e)(12) to assist in the implementation of the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022’s Section 127 provisions.
  • Final regulations, which provide guidance on changes made by the Pension Protection Act of 2006 to the prescribed interest rate and mortality table and other guidance, including rules for the treatment of preretirement mortality discounts and Social Security-level income options.
  • Revenue Ruling 2024-3, which provides the February 2024 applicable federal rates.

February 5, 2024: The IRS announced that individuals and businesses in parts of Maine affected by severe storms and flooding that began on December 17, 2023, now have until June 17, 2024, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments.

February 6, 2024: The IRS revised frequently asked questions for Form 1099-K, Payment Card and Third Party Network Transactions, providing more general information for taxpayers, including common situations, along with clarity as to which organizations should submit Forms 1099-K.

February 6, 2024: The IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2024-13, which provides two tables of limitations on depreciation deductions for owners of passenger automobiles placed in service during calendar year 2024 and a table of dollar amounts that must be used to determine income inclusions by lessees of passenger automobiles with a lease term beginning in calendar year 2024.

February 6, 2024: The IRS reminded taxpayers that through new elective payment and transfer options, applicable businesses; tax-exempt organizations; or entities such as state, local, and tribal governments can take advantage of certain tax credits and apply these options to certain clean energy and manufacturing credits. Eligible taxpayers can register using the IRA/CHIPS Pre-Filing Registration Tool.

February 7, 2024: The IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2024-12, which offers a temporary extension for providing certain seller reports under Code Sections 25E and 30D.

February 7, 2024: The IRS launched a new page on IRS.gov that explains the Employer-Provided Childcare Credit, which offers employers a tax credit of up [...]

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Weekly IRS Roundup January 8 – January 12, 2024

Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of January 8, 2024 – January 12, 2024.

January 8, 2024: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2024-2, which includes the following:

  • Notice 2024-7, which provides eligible taxpayers with automatic relief from additions to tax for failure to pay with respect to certain income tax returns for 2020 and 2021.
  • Announcement 2024-3, which explains Voluntary Disclosure Program eligibility criteria, terms and procedures for taxpayers to resolve refunds or credits for erroneous Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims.
  • Notice 2024-2, which provides guidance on certain SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 provisions.
  • Notice 2024-3, which sets forth the 2023 Cumulative List of Changes in Plan Qualification Requirements for Defined Contribution Qualified Pre-approved Plans.
  • Notice 2024-4, which updates the corporate bond monthly yield curve and corresponding spot segment rates for December 2023 used under Internal Revenue Code (Code) § 417(e)(3)(D), the 24-month average segment rates for December 2023 and the 30-year Treasury rates, as reflected by the application of § 430(h)(2)(C)(iv).
  • Revenue Ruling 2024-1, which provides covered compensation tables under § 401(1)(5)(E) for the 2024 plan year.
  • Notice 2024-1, which provides the percentage increase for calculating the qualifying payment amounts for items and services furnished in 2024 for purposes of Code §§ 9816 and 9817, §§ 716 and 717 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and §§ 2799A-1 and 2799A-2 of the Public Health Service Act.
  • Notice 2024-6, which provides additional guidance on the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) credit, including methods and Renewable Fuel Standard program safe harbors used to qualify for and calculate the SAF credit.
  • Announcement 2024-1, which revokes § 501(c)(3) determinations for certain organizations and stipulates that contributions made to the organizations by individual donors are no longer deductible under § 170(b)(1)(A).
  • Notice 2024-5, which provides a safe harbor for the incremental cost of certain qualified commercial clean vehicles placed in service in calendar year 2024 for purposes of the credit pursuant to § 45W.
  • Notice 2024-8, which provides the optional 2024 standard mileage rates that taxpayers can use when computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving expense purposes.
  • Notice 2024-9, which notes the IRS’s intent to propose regulations concerning statutorily required exceptions to the elective payment phaseout for entities that do not satisfy the domestic content requirements of §§ 45, 45Y, 48 and 48E. The notice also provides the transitional process for how applicable entities can claim the statutory exception for elective payment projects that begin construction during calendar year 2024 and fail to satisfy the domestic content requirement.
  • Notice 2024-11, which updates the list of treaties that meet the requirements of § 1(h)(11)(C)(i)(II) as it relates to [...]

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Weekly IRS Roundup December 11 – December 15, 2023

Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of December 11, 2023 – December 15, 2023.

December 11, 2023: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2023-50, which includes the following:

  • Proposed regulations that would update regulations under Internal Revenue Code (Code) §§ 267 and 707 to apply an entity approach to partnerships for purposes of applying loss limitation rules to related persons. The proposed regulations are intended to conform the existing regulations to current law. Comments and requests for a public hearing must be received by February 26, 2024.
  • Proposed regulations that relate to the calculation of foreign currency gains and losses under Code § 987. The proposed regulations include a current rate election, which would treat all balance sheet items as marked items and would require that income, gain, loss and deduction with respect to a qualified business unit be translated at a yearly average exchange rate. The proposed regulations also include an annual recognition election, which would trigger all items of income, gain, loss and deduction on an annual basis. Comments and requests for a public hearing must be received by February 12, 2024.

December 11, 2023: The IRS issued Notice 2023-80, which announces the intention to issue proposed regulations that address the application of the foreign tax credit (FTC) and dual consolidated losses in relation to the Global Anti-Base Erosion (GloBE) Model Rules. The notice also (i) extends the temporary relief period described in Notice 2023-55 for determining whether a foreign tax is eligible for an FTC pursuant to §§ 901 and 903 and (ii) addresses application of the temporary relief with respect to partnerships and their partners.

December 11, 2023: The IRS urged taxpayers to take certain important actions to help them file their 2023 federal income tax return for the upcoming filing season, including (i) making quarterly payments by January 16, 2024, if required, (ii) gathering 2023 tax documents, (iii) considering whether to file electronically and choosing direct deposit to expedite tax refunds, and (iv) reviewing energy-related credits. The IRS also reminded taxpayers that they can now view their IRS account transcripts online and should not rely on receiving refunds by a certain date.

December 13, 2023: The IRS announced plans for a new leadership structure at the agency that will feature a single deputy IRS Commissioner and four new IRS chief executive positions to cover taxpayer service, compliance, information technology and operations.

December 13, 2023: The IRS published Tax Tip 2023-126, which states that business taxpayers can electronically file any Form 1099 series information returns for free with the IRS Information Returns Intake System.

December 14, 2023: The US Department of the Treasury and the IRS issued proposed regulations on the § 45X advanced manufacturing production credit. The proposed [...]

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Weekly IRS Roundup December 4 – December 8, 2023

Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of December 4, 2023 – December 8, 2023.

December 4, 2023: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2023-49, which includes the following:

  • Revenue Ruling 2023-22, which establishes certain interest rates pursuant to § 6621 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) for the calendar quarter beginning January 1, 2024.
  • Notice 2023-76, which updates the corporate bond monthly yield curve and corresponding spot segment rates for November 2023 used under § 417(e)(3)(D), the 24-month average segment rates for November 2023 and the 30-year Treasury rates, as reflected by the application of § 430(h)(2)(C)(iv).
  • Proposed regulations regarding excise taxes on taxable distributions made by a sponsoring organization from a donor advised fund. Comments and requests for a public hearing must be received by January 16, 2024.
  • Announcement 2023-34, which revokes § 501(c)(3) determinations for certain organizations and stipulates that contributions made to the organizations by individual donors are no longer deductible under § 170(b)(1)(A).
  • Proposed regulations that provide guidance on the statutory disallowance of qualified conservation contributions made by partnerships and S corporations if the amount of the charitable contribution exceeds 2.5 times the sum of each partner’s or S corporation shareholder’s relevant basis. Comments must be received by December 20, 2023.
  • A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that reopens the comment period for proposed regulations relating to the determination and recognition of taxable income or loss and foreign currency gain or loss with respect to a qualified business unit pursuant to § 987. Comments and requests for a public hearing must be received by February 12, 2024.
  • Revenue Ruling 2023-21, which provides the applicable federal rates for December 2023.

December 6, 2023: The IRS announced that it sent more than 20,000 letters to taxpayers disallowing Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims. These letters are part of the ongoing IRS initiative against dubious ERC claims involving entities that did not exist or did not pay wages during the eligibility period.

December 7, 2023: The IRS requested applications for nomination to the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee through January 31, 2024.

December 7, 2023: The IRS released Revenue Procedure 2023-41, which prescribes discount factors for the 2023 accident year for use by insurance companies in computing discounted unpaid losses pursuant to § 846 and discounted estimated salvage recoverable pursuant to § 832.

December 8, 2023: The IRS released Notice 2023-79, which sets forth the 2023 Required Amendments List that applies to § 401(a) and § 403(b) individually designated plans.

December 8, 2023: The IRS released Revenue Procedure 2024-8, which provides a list of qualified census tracts for each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico for issuers of qualified mortgage bonds [...]

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Weekly IRS Roundup November 13 – November 17, 2023

Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of November 13, 2023 – November 17, 2023.

November 13, 2023: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2023-46, which includes the following:

  • Proposed regulations that would update the requirements a plan sponsor of a single-employer defined benefit plan must meet to obtain IRS approval to use mortality tables specific to the plan when calculating the present value for minimum funding purposes (as a substitute for the generally applicable mortality tables). Comments and requests for a public hearing must be received by December 19, 2023.
  • Final regulations that prescribe mortality tables for certain defined benefit pension plans.
  • Announcement 2023-31, which revokes § 501(c)(3) determinations for certain organizations and stipulates that contributions made to the organizations by individual donors are no longer deductible under § 170(b)(1)(A).

November 13, 2023: The IRS reminded taxpayers of the important steps they can take now to help them “get ready” to file their 2023 federal tax return for the 2024 filing season.

November 13, 2023: The IRS released FS-2023-26, updating question nine to reflect that wrongfully incarcerated US service members cannot exclude certain payments from gross income.

November 13, 2023: The IRS reminded people to stay vigilant in protecting personal and financial information from scam artists and tax schemes in light of International Fraud Awareness Week.

November 13, 2023: The IRS provided instructions for tax professionals to become an authorized e-file provider, which is mandatory for tax professionals to be able to file their clients’ federal tax returns electronically.

November 14, 2023: The IRS announced that it will hold a free webinar on November 16, 2023, to update employers, tax professionals and others on the most recent developments concerning e-file requirements for information returns that take effect on January 1, 2024.

November 14, 2023: The IRS released Notice 2023-76, which updates the corporate bond monthly yield curve and corresponding spot segment rates for November 2023 used under § 417(e)(3)(D), the 24-month average segment rates for November 2023 and the 30-year Treasury rates, as reflected by the application of § 430(h)(2)(C)(iv).

November 15, 2023: The IRS announced that Rajiv Uppal has been selected as the next Chief Information Officer.

November 15, 2023: The IRS announced that taxpayers can now claim tax credits for new and used clean vehicles they buy during the tax year, and starting January 1, 2024, they can transfer those tax credits to the dealer in exchange for a financial benefit.

November 15, 2023: The IRS released Revenue Ruling 2023-21, which provides various prescribed rates for federal income tax purposes for December 2023.

November 16, 2023: The IRS reminded individual retirement arrangement owners age 70½ or [...]

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Weekly IRS Roundup November 6 – November 10, 2023

Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of November 6, 2023 – November 10, 2023.

November 6, 2023: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2023-45, which includes the following:

  • Final regulations that increase the user fees for new and renewal enrollment of enrolled actuaries to $680, up from $250.
  • Notice 2023-70 provides that $3.22 is the adjusted applicable dollar amount for determining the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund fee for policy years and plan years ending on or after October 1, 2023, and before October 1, 2024.
  • Notice 2023-72 updates the corporate bond monthly yield curve and the corresponding spot segment rates for October 2023 used under § 417(e)(3)(D), the 24-month average segment rates for October 2023 and the 30-year Treasury rates, as reflected by the application of § 430(h)(2)(C)(iv).
  • Notice 2023-73 specifies a mortality table for determining the minimum present value under § 417(e)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and Section 205(g)(3) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 for distributions with annuity starting dates that occur during stability periods beginning in the 2024 calendar year.
  • Announcement 2023-30 revokes § 501(c)(3) determination(s) for certain organization(s) and stipulates that contributions made to the organization(s) by individual donors are no longer deductible under § 170(b)(1)(A).
  • Revenue Ruling 2023-20 provides the November 2023 applicable federal rates.

November 6, 2023: The IRS published Tax Tip 2023-120, which notes that volunteers are needed to fill a variety of roles in two IRS volunteer programs.

November 7, 2023: The IRS released FS-2023-25, announcing that taxpayers are now able to digitally submit all correspondence and responses to notices. New updates to the “Where’s My Refund?” tool will launch during the 2024 filing season.

November 7, 2023: The IRS announced that the telephonic-only public hearing on digital asset transactions has been rescheduled for November 13, 2023.

November 8, 2023: The IRS reminded dealers and sellers of clean vehicles to register their organizations immediately via the Energy Credits Online tool. The IRS urges registration by December 1, 2023, to ensure benefits are available by January 1, 2024.

November 9, 2023: The IRS Advisory Council issued its annual report for 2023, which includes recommendations for the IRS regarding new and continuing issues in tax administration.

November 9, 2023: The IRS announced the annual inflation adjustments for more than 60 tax provisions for tax year 2024, including the tax rate schedules and other tax changes. Further annual adjustment details may be found in Revenue Procedure 2023-34.

November 9, 2023: The IRS issued its fiscal year 2023 Financial Report.

November 9, 2023: The IRS published Tax [...]

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Weekly IRS Roundup October 16 – October 20, 2023

Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of October 16, 2023 – October 20, 2023.

October 16, 2023: The IRS published Revenue Ruling 2023-20, which provides the November 2023 applicable federal rates.

October 16, 2023: The IRS announced that the deadline for 2022 income tax returns and payments for most California taxpayers has been postponed again until November 16, 2023. Because of natural disasters last winter, spring due dates were previously postponed to October 16, 2023. The list of localities eligible for the extension are available here.

October 16, 2023: Tax professionals can now access 18 self-study seminars that satisfy continuing education requirements for the federal tax law and ethics categories. The seminars can be accessed at Nationwide Tax Forums Online for a fee of $29 per seminar.

October 16, 2023: The IRS announced that it recently awarded $51 million in Tax Counseling for the Elderly and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance grants to organizations that provide free federal tax return preparation services.

October 16, 2023: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2023-42, which includes the following:

  • Notice 2023-65 provides guidance on the energy efficient home credit under Internal Revenue Code (Code) § 45L. It addresses who is eligible for the credit, how to determine the applicable amount of the credit, energy saving requirements, certification requirements and substantiation requirements.
  • Notice 2023-67 gives farmers and ranchers who were impacted by drought an extra year to replace livestock from forced sales and defer gains under Code § 1033(e).
  • Notice 2023-69 provides that any cash donations employers make to charitable organizations that provide relief to victims of the wildfires in Hawaii in exchange for sick, vacation, or personal leave that their employees forgo will not be treated as compensation. The notice also provides that these employees will not be treated as receiving the value of the leave as income and cannot claim a deduction for the leave that they donated to their employer. Employers may deduct these cash payments as a business expense or a charitable contribution deduction if the employer otherwise meets the respective requirements of the applicable sections of the Code.
  • Revenue Procedure 2023-35 provides that the IRS will not treat a redemption of a share in any money market fund as part of a wash sale under Code 1091.
  • Proposed regulations that provide guidance on how manufacturers, producers and importers of designated drugs will report excise tax liability under § 5000D. The proposed regulations also would except such excise tax from semimonthly deposit requirements.

October 18, 2023: The IRS released Notice 2023-70, which provides the adjusted applicable dollar amount to be multiplied by the average number of covered lives for purposes of calculating the fee imposed by §§ 4375 and [...]

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Weekly IRS Roundup October 2 – October 6, 2023

Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of October 2, 2023 – October 6, 2023.

October 2, 2023: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2023-40, which includes the following:

  • Revenue Ruling 2023-18 provides the October 2023 applicable federal rates.
  • Notice 2023-64 provides interim guidance on the new corporate alternative minimum tax (CAMT) and indicates that proposed regulations are forthcoming. The notice describes rules for:
    • Determining a taxpayer’s applicable financial statement and adjusted financial statement income (AFSI), including rules applicable to tax consolidated groups and certain foreign corporations
    • AFSI adjustments for the depreciation of Section 168 property, the amortization of qualified wireless spectrum, the treatment of certain taxes and to prevent certain duplications and omissions
    • Determining the applicable corporation status, the CAMT foreign tax credit and financial statement net operating losses.
  • Notice 2023-66 updates the corporate bond monthly yield curve, the corresponding spot segment rates for September 2023 used under § 417(e)(3)(D), the 24-month average segment rates for September 2023 and the 30-year Treasury rates, as reflected by the application of § 430(h)(2)(C)(iv).
  • Revenue Procedure 2023-30 provides specifications for the private printing of red ink substitutes for the 2023 revisions of certain information returns.
  • Revenue Procedure 2023-31 refers filers to applicable publications, forms, instructions or other guidance, including postings on IRS.gov, for procedures related to seeking a hardship waiver or administrative exemption from requirements to file Forms 8955-SSA and 5500-EZ electronically.

October 3, 2023: A public meeting of the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee will be held on November 15, 2023.

October 5, 2023: The IRS warned high-income taxpayers to avoid promotions involving inflated deductions for art donations. The IRS indicated that schemes involving abusive art donations are on its radar and that multiple investigations are underway.

October 6, 2023: The IRS released proposed regulations addressing so-called “Killer B” transactions. These transactions, at a high level, are structured to repatriate foreign subsidiary earnings through triangular reorganizations. The proposed regulations would formalize and modify guidance set forth in Notices 2014-32 and 2016-73.

October 6, 2023: The IRS issued proposed regulationsRevenue Procedure 2023-33 and frequently asked questions on the transfer of new and previously owned clean vehicle credits from a taxpayer to an eligible entity for vehicles placed in service after December 31, 2023. This guidance addresses how taxpayers can elect to transfer new and previously owned clean vehicle credits to dealers who are eligible to receive advance payments of either credit, how dealers can become eligible entities to receive advance payments of new or previously owned clean vehicle credits and how to recapture the credit.

October 6, 2023: The IRS released its weekly list of written determinations (e.g., Private Letter Rulings, Technical Advice Memorandums and Chief Counsel Advice).




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Weekly IRS Roundup September 11 – September 15, 2023

Check out our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of September 11, 2023 – September 15, 2023.

September 11, 2023: The IRS released Internal Revenue Bulletin 2023-37, which includes the following:

  • Revenue Ruling 2023-16 provides the applicable federal rates for September 2023.
  • Revenue Ruling 2023-17 sets forth the underpayment and overpayment interest rates under Code Section 6621 for the calendar quarter beginning October 1, 2023.
  • Revenue Procedure 2023-29 provides the applicable percentage table used to calculate the premium tax credit under Code Section 36B.
  • Notice 2023-62 announces a two-year administrative transition period with respect to the requirement under Code Section 603 that catch-up contributions made on behalf of certain eligible participants be designated as Roth contributions. The notice also requests comments for further guidance with respect to Code Section 603.
  • Announcement 2023-25 and Announcement 2023-26 revoke tax-exempt classification for specified organizations.
  • Announcement 2023-28 corrects citations in Revenue Procedure 2023-27.

September 12, 2023: The IRS released Notice 2023-64, which provides interim guidance on the corporate alternative minimum tax (CAMT). The notice lists financial statements that meet the definition of an applicable financial statement, provides general rules for determining “financial statement income” and includes guidance on when corporations are subject to the CAMT. Notice 2023-64 supplements and clarifies Notice 2023-07 and Notice 2023-20.

September 12, 2023: The IRS released Revenue Procedure 2023-31, providing guidance on Form 8955-SSA, Annual Registration Statement Identifying Separated Participants With Deferred Vested Benefits, and Form 5500-EZ, Annual Return of A One-Participant (Owners/Partners and Their Spouses) Retirement Plan or A Foreign Plan, which must be filed for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2024. Revenue Procedure 2023-31 supersedes Revenue Procedure 2015-47.

September 12, 2023: The IRS published Tax Tip 2023-110, advising taxpayers to look out for scammers posing as charities and to ensure their donations are going to legitimate charitable organizations.

September 13, 2023: The IRS extended tax relief to individuals and businesses impacted by Hurricane Idalia in 28 counties in Georgia. As a result, affected individuals filing personal income tax returns on extensions expiring October 16, 2023, calendar-year partnerships and S corporations whose extensions expire on October 16, 2023, and calendar-year corporations whose 2022 extensions expire on November 15, 2023, now have until February 15, 2024, to file returns and pay related taxes.

September 14, 2023: The IRS announced an immediate moratorium through at least the end of the year on processing new claims for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). The moratorium is in response to promoters who have aggressively marketed the credit to businesses without regard for their eligibility. Hundreds of criminal cases related to ERC claims are being worked, [...]

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