Tag Archives: IRS

IRS Proposes Rules for 199A Deductions for Certain Trusts

In addition to final rules generally concerning 199A qualified business income deductions, the IRS last Friday concurrently issued proposed rules addressing how the deduction would affect charitable remainder trusts, split-interest trusts and regulated investment companies.

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IRS to Resume Tax Transcript Service

The Internal Revenue Service will on Monday resume processing requests for tax transcripts made through its Income Verification Express Service program -- a service that has been suspended since the partial government shutdown began on Dec. 22, 2018.

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IRS Issues Highly Anticipated Base Erosion Proposal

The Internal Revenue Service on Thursday issued a long-awaited proposal interpreting a section of last year’s tax reform law that seeks to combat tax avoidance through deductible payments made in the U.S. into other tax jurisdictions

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IRS, Treasury Issue Guidance on Opportunity Zones

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed guidance on the Opportunity Zones tax incentive. The incentive — which was part of the new tax reform law —  aims to drive long-term equity capital to distressed communities by providing tax benefits on investments in qualified projects, or “Opportunity Funds.” Treasury has certified 8,761 communities in the U.S., ...

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IRS Issues Tax Ruling on GSE ‘Single Security’ Exchanges

As part of the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s “single security initiative” to standardize the terms for mortgage pass-through certificates issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, holders of existing related GSE securities will have an opportunity to exchange them for the new standard security.

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IRS Clarifies Deductibility of Trustee Fees from Trust Income

In a recent notice, the Internal Revenue Service released guidance clarifying that trustee and executor fees may continue to be deducted from a trust or estate’s income after the new tax reform law suspended the deduction of miscellaneous itemized deductions for by individual, trust and estate taxpayers.

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