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Illinois explains nuance to marketplace collection requirements

Illinois explains nuance to marketplace collection requirements

Department issued compliance alert explains the sales and use tax collection responsibilities for marketplace facilitators and sellers.

  • David Brunori , Bob Kolosky, Megan Olson
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  • February 13, 2020
Washington revises new B&O tax increases for service-based businesses

Washington revises new B&O tax increases for service-based businesses

Last year’s service-based and advanced computing business surcharges receive significant makeover after public concern.

  • Kirsten Moritz-Baune, Andy Colson
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  • February 12, 2020
Massachusetts Supreme Court finds remote software subject to sales tax

Massachusetts Supreme Court finds remote software subject to sales tax

Online software products allowing remote access to a host computer as well as screen sharing capabilities were taxable.

  • John Cavanaugh, Michael Cyzeski, James Carregal
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  • February 06, 2020
Timely mailed is timely filed when a late return is a claim for refund

Timely mailed is timely filed when a late return is a claim for refund

Discusses recent case that Mail box rule applies to statute of limitation when late filed return is also a claim for refund.

  • Evan Stone, Alina Solodchikova
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  • February 05, 2020
IRS releases electronic Form 1023

IRS releases electronic Form 1023

The IRS released the electronic Form 1023 and guidance for mandatory use of the online application, effective February 1, 2020

  • Alexandra Mitchell, Morgan Souza
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  • January 31, 2020
Utah quickly reverses course, repeals tax reform

Utah quickly reverses course, repeals tax reform

Six weeks after enacting significant tax changes, the Utah legislature and governor repealed the entire tax reform package.

  • Brian Kirkell, Steve Riddle, David Brunori
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  • January 31, 2020
Tax Court announces two new penalty cases

Tax Court announces two new penalty cases

Listed Transaction Penalty and Trust Fund Recovery Penalty (TFRP) require Supervisor Approval under I.R.C. Section 6751(b)

  • Evan Stone, Alina Solodchikova
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  • January 30, 2020
IRS issues final regulations on certain transfers to partnerships

IRS issues final regulations on certain transfers to partnerships

IRS has issued final regulations narrowing nonrecognition treatment for certain transfers of property to partnerships with foreign partners.

  • Ramon Camacho, Kyle Brown
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  • January 29, 2020
IRS denies deductions for costs capitalized in stock acquisition

IRS denies deductions for costs capitalized in stock acquisition

Ruling expresses IRS’ views in areas where regulations are silent; reinforces the need for transaction cost analysis.

  • Stefan Gottschalk
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  • January 28, 2020
IRS issues refund guidance to exempt organizations on

IRS issues refund guidance to exempt organizations on "parking tax"

Instructions for claiming a refund or credit, or adjust Form 990-T for qualified transportation fringe of unrelated business income tax.

  • Alexandra Mitchell, Morgan Souza
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  • January 23, 2020