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Final regulations change CFC attribution rules

Final regulations change CFC attribution rules

Final regulations affect whether a controlled foreign corporation is a related person under attribution rules.

  • Jamison Sites, Ravi Dadlani
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  • November 20, 2019
RSM submits Comment Letter regarding section 382 proposed regulations

RSM submits Comment Letter regarding section 382 proposed regulations

Comments address concerns and recommendations regarding proposed regulations addressing section 382 built-in gains and losses.

  • Nick Gruidl, Stefan Gottschalk, Joseph Wiener
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  • November 18, 2019
Final section 6050Y regulations mean new 1099-LS and 1099-SB for many

Final section 6050Y regulations mean new 1099-LS and 1099-SB for many

The IRS has published final section 6050Y regulations requiring reporting of sales and acquisitions of certain life insurance contracts.

  • Aureon Herron-Hinds, William Gerhardt
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  • November 15, 2019
2020 Inflation adjustments for individuals, trusts and estates

2020 Inflation adjustments for individuals, trusts and estates

The IRS released Revenue Procedure 2019-44 listing the inflation adjustments for individual, trust and estates.

  • Rebecca Warren, Michael Reeves
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  • November 14, 2019
IRS LB&I campaign will focus on section 965 transition tax compliance

IRS LB&I campaign will focus on section 965 transition tax compliance

New IRS enforcement campaign targeting the section 965 transition tax compliance indicates a likely increase in section 965 audit activity.

  • Jamison Sites, Ravi Dadlani
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  • November 13, 2019
Increased enforcement for abusive syndicated conservation easements

Increased enforcement for abusive syndicated conservation easements

The IRS announced that syndicated conservation easements are a priority compliance area and it will increase enforcement efforts.

  • Alexandra Mitchell, David Click, John Deininger
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  • November 13, 2019
North Carolina adopts market-based sourcing

North Carolina adopts market-based sourcing

New law for sourcing sales of services and intangibles effective with tax years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2020.

  • Sherri York, David Brunori , Charles Britt
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  • November 13, 2019
North Carolina adopts marketplace facilitator nexus

North Carolina adopts marketplace facilitator nexus

North Carolina joins more than 30 states adopting a marketplace facilitator nexus provision effective Feb. 1, 2020.

  • Sherri York, David Brunori , Lauren Jones
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  • November 13, 2019
Proposed regulations update tables used to calculate RMD

Proposed regulations update tables used to calculate RMD

The IRS issues proposed regulations to update the life expectancy tables to reflect current, longer life expectancy rates.

  • Katie Beaver, Bill O’Malley
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  • November 11, 2019
IRS releases new list of automatic method changes for 2019

IRS releases new list of automatic method changes for 2019

Revenue Procedure 2019-43 supersedes Rev. Proc. 2018-31, providing procedures to change accounting methods with automatic consent.

  • Christian Wood, John Charin
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  • November 11, 2019