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    Former Partner Liable for Trust Fund Penalty

    News A taxpayer who asserted he was no longer a partner in a business during the periods at issue was nevertheless held to be a responsible person and liable for the 100% penalty for failure to pay over withheld employment taxes.
    Published on March 27, 2015

    AICPA Asks IRS for Portability Relief for Surviving Spouses

    News The AICPA requested that the IRS provide relief to surviving spouses who want to elect portability of the deceased spouse’s unused estate tax exemption amount.
    Published on March 20, 2015

    Wraparound Coverage Must Meet Five Requirements to Qualify as an Excepted Benefit

    News Final regulations permit employers to offer limited wraparound coverage for health care if they meet five requirements.
    Published on March 17, 2015

    Treasury Will Not Have to Tell PTIN Holders That They Are Under Investigation

    News The Treasury Department issued a final rule on Monday that exempts it from having to reveal to PTIN holders the names of agencies or individuals that have asked for their files.
    Published on March 16, 2015

    Final Regulations Amend Broker Basis Reporting Requirements

    News The IRS issued final and temporary regulations that provide rules for brokers to report bond premium and acquisition premium as well as govern information reporting of transactions involving debt instruments and options.
    Published on March 12, 2015

    Long-Haul Truck Driver Has No Tax Home

    News A long-haul truck driver who spent most of the time on the road did not have a tax home that would allow him to deduct his unreimbursed travel expenses because he was not away from home, the Tax Court held.
    Published on March 10, 2015

    Sec. 529A ABLE Accounts May Be Set up Before the IRS Issues Guidance

    News The IRS announced on Tuesday that state ABLE programs that are established before the Service issues guidance under Sec. 529A will be deemed to comply with the rules when they are issued.
    Published on March 10, 2015

    IRS Considering Free E-Filing for Employment Tax Returns

    News The IRS announced that it is considering opening a free e-file program for businesses to e-file employment tax returns.
    Published on March 04, 2015

    Supreme Court Holds Trade Association Can Challenge Colorados Amazon Law

    News The federal Tax Injunction Act does not prevent the Direct Marketing Association from challenging a Colorado law imposing notification and reporting requirements on out-of-state retailers the U.S. Supreme Court held on Tuesday.
    Published on March 03, 2015

    Safe Harbor Proposed for Calculating Slot Machine Gains and Losses

    News A proposed revenue procedure would permit gamblers engaging in electronically tracked slot machine play an optional safe harbor method to determine a wagering gain or loss from their slot machine play based on day-long play sessions.
    Published on March 03, 2015

    Taxpayers Who Already Filed 2014 Returns Using Incorrect Forms 1095-A Wont Have To Pay More Tax

    News The Treasury Department announced on Tuesday that taxpayers do not have to file amended returns if they already filed their 2014 tax returns relying on forms sent by the government that contained incorrect information about their health coverage and any advance premium tax credit they received.
    Published on February 26, 2015

    IRS Asks for Comments on Proposed Rules for High-Cost Health Plans

    News To prepare for the new excise tax on so-called Cadillac high-cost health insurance plans, the IRS is asking for comments on proposed approaches to creating guidance on issues involving the tax when it becomes effective in 2018.
    Published on February 24, 2015

    Thousands Receive Incorrect Health Care Tax Forms Signup Period Extended

    News The government announced that many taxpayers who signed up for health insurance on the site have received an incorrect Form 1095-A for 2014. It also announced an extension of time for uninsured taxpayers to sign up for insurance on the website.
    Published on February 20, 2015

    Employers Have More Time to Claim Work Opportunity Tax Credit

    News The IRS announced that it was extending the time employers that want to claim the work opportunity tax credit have to file Form 8850 for 2014 hires.
    Published on February 19, 2015

    Sec. 4980D Excise Tax Relief Is Available for Certain Small Employers

    News The IRS announced transition relief from the application of the Sec. 4980D excise tax, which applies to health plans that do not meet the market reform requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
    Published on February 18, 2015

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