IRS is on to Self-Employed Taxpayers

March 2019

On February 14, 2019, the TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION (TIGTA) released the  Report https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/irs-is-on-to-self-employed-taxpayers-46996/

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FinCEN makes Permanent Decision on Renewals and Rollovers. Financial Institutions still need to document information if they become aware of a change in Beneficial Ownership

March 2019

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) provided the banking industry certain “permanent” relief from collecting beneficial ownership information regarding certain accounts (Covered Products) that automatically “renew and rollover” https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/fincen-makes-permanent-decision-on-13302/

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Are you at Risk for a Tax Time Surprise?

March 2019

There will be Taxpayers whose 2018 federal income tax withholding unexpectedly falls short of their tax liability for Tax Year 2018.  IRS states that https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/are-you-at-risk-for-a-tax-time-surprise-40953/

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Understanding How to Compute a U.S. shareholder’s GILTI inclusion

February 2019

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act added section 951A to the Internal Revenue Code.  This new section requires a U.S. shareholder of a Controlled Foreign Corporation (CFC) to https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/understanding-how-to-compute-a-u-s-72734/

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Can the IRS release Taxpayer information to a third party?

February 2019

Tax Return information is protected from disclosure by the IRS to other parties by the IRC Section 6103 https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/can-the-irs-release-taxpayer-13133/

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IRS Accuracy Related Penalties is the number one most litigated tax issue

January 2019

The National Taxpayer Advocate 2017 Report to Congress states that  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/irs-accuracy-related-penalties-is-the-17644/

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What is new in a “nutshell” for FORM 1040 for TAX YEAR 2018

January 2019

For Tax Year 2018, Taxpayers will use the new and re-designed Form 1040    https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/what-is-new-in-a-nutshell-for-form-1040-50654/

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Is it time for Foreign Financial Institutions to hire IRS Representation?

January 2019

The Responsible Officer (RO) of a Participating Foreign Financial Institution (PFFI) or Reporting Model 2 FFI is required to      https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/is-it-time-for-foreign-financial-10469/

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Understanding how IRS identifies and selects Individual Tax Returns for Automated Underreporter Review

December 2018

The IRS Automated Underreporter Matching Process matches Tax Returns against Information Returns.   IRS states that   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/understanding-how-irs-identifies-and-11599/

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IRS-Criminal Investigations: going on 100 years and still looking at Tax Crimes!

December 2018

On November 11, 2018, the IRS released its Criminal Investigation Annual Report as it begins its  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/irs-criminal-investigations-going-on-91662/

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What is Tax Evasion?

December 2018

The IRS TAX CRIMES HANDBOOK states that there are two kinds of tax evasion:   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/what-is-tax-evasion-39001/

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