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IRS campaign targeting US taxpayers in Puerto Rico is well underway

IRS campaign targeting US taxpayers in Puerto Rico is well underway

This article discusses implications of the recent IRS campaign targeting US expatriates to Puerto Rico and related tax issues.

  • Ramon Camacho, Doug Borg
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  • October 20, 2021
IRS continues Research Credit Refund Fight

IRS continues Research Credit Refund Fight

IRS provides guidance about specificity requirement for filing refund claims for IRC section 41 research credit.

  • Alina Solodchikova, Rory Bertiglia, Tony Coughlan
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  • October 19, 2021
Response to Delaware unclaimed property VDA invitations due Oct. 22

Response to Delaware unclaimed property VDA invitations due Oct. 22

Delaware letters advise businesses to either participate in the state’s unclaimed property VDA Program or be subject to an audit.

  • Catherine Del Re, Jenn Arias, Mo Bell-Jacobs
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  • October 19, 2021
IRS updates Frequently Asked Questions policy

IRS updates Frequently Asked Questions policy

IRS changes FAQ policy regarding new tax legislation and offers reliance on FAQs as reasonable cause defense to accuracy-related penalties.

  • Alina Solodchikova, Evan Stone
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  • October 19, 2021
TE/GE program letter highlights FY 22 compliance initiatives

TE/GE program letter highlights FY 22 compliance initiatives

The TE/GE division will add emerging issues, including COVID-related employer credits, to its existing compliance activities.

  • Alexandra Mitchell, Anne Bushman
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  • October 08, 2021
Leveraged spin-off ruling shows transaction structuring flexibility

Leveraged spin-off ruling shows transaction structuring flexibility

Recent leveraged spin-off ruling shows favorable tax treatment may still be available even outside of safe harbors provided in IRS guidance.

  • Stefan Gottschalk, Nate Meyers
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  • October 07, 2021
Anti-churning rules applied to goodwill in deemed asset sale

Anti-churning rules applied to goodwill in deemed asset sale

IRS rules anti-churning rules apply to deemed asset sales when certain intangible assets remain within the same consolidated group.

  • Patrick Phillips, Nate Meyers
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  • October 04, 2021
ASC 740: Q3 2021 provision considerations

ASC 740: Q3 2021 provision considerations

A roundup of recent tax law changes and other income tax provision considerations for the quarter ending Sept. 30, 2021.

  • Al Cappelloni, Darian Harnish, Rocky Stout
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  • October 04, 2021
State tax law changes for the third quarter of 2021

State tax law changes for the third quarter of 2021

A summary of important updates for determining deferred tax provision under ASC 740 for the quarter ending Sept. 30, 2021.

  • Brian Kirkell, Al Cappelloni, Mo Bell-Jacobs
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  • October 04, 2021
The IRS hired more than 1,000 new assisters to staff phone lines

The IRS hired more than 1,000 new assisters to staff phone lines

The IRS foresees better phone service for taxpayers by hiring more than 1,000 new phone assisters across all call lines.

  • Alina Solodchikova, Whitney Brady, Truong Do
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  • October 01, 2021