This week we look at:

  • IRS ends COVID-19 relief for high deductible health plans effective for plan years ending after 12/31/24
  • Taxpayer fails in attempt to get IRS permission to make a late §475(f) mark to market election
  • Taxpayer who filed Tax Court petition 11 seconds too late due to technology challenges has petition dismissed
  • Sherlock Holmes on tax research


Direct download: 2023-06-26_Sherlock_Holmes_and_Tax_Reserach.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:41pm EDT

This week we look at

  • OIRA is no longer going to review IRS regulations before issuance

  • IRS updates list of automatic accounting method changes

  • Proposed regulations issued on transfers of certain energy credits and DirectPay for certain credits

  • What can go wrong with an employee retention credit refund claim?

Direct download: 2023-06-19_What_Could_Be_the_Harm_of_Filing_an_ERC_Claim.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:27pm EDT

This week we look at:

  • 3 proposed tax bills introduced by Chair of House Ways & Means Committee
  • Wellness indemnification payment is taxable income to employee and subject to payroll taxes
  • IRS grants request to make election to skip claiming bonus depreciation when partnership discovers claiming bonus is bad news at the state level for certain partners
Direct download: 2023-06-12_Opening_Offer_in_Negotiations_fo_2023_Tax_Package.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:04pm EDT

This week we look at:

  • Fourth Circuit does not agree with view expressed by Seventh Circuit in Menard, Inc. that C corporation reasonable compensation only depends on a reasonable return to investors
  • Eleventh Circuit holds that “hobby loss” expenses under §183 are miscellaneous itemized deductions
  • Elderly attorney had reasonable cause for failure to file payroll tax returns and timely pay payroll tax liabilities
Direct download: 2023-06-05_Hobby_Losses_Expenses_Effectively_Nondeductible.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45pm EDT






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