Ivers, Rickelmann & Petersen, CPAs
2018 Post-Filing Season Update
Congress Approves Sweeping Tax Overhaul
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
2017 Year-End Tax Planning
FAQs Provide Penalty and Filing Relief for Taxpayers Subject to Section 965 Transition Tax
Three new FAQs covering the Code Sec. 965 transition tax provide welcome penalty and filing relief for taxpayers who make the election to pay the tax in eight annual installments. The IRS wi...
Updated 2018 Standard Mileage Rates Notice Reflects Tax Cuts Changes
The IRS has updated Notice 2018-3, I.R.B. 2018-2, 130, to reflect changes to the tax law made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ( P.L. 113-97). Changes impacting Notice 2018-3include:the sus...
IRA Payments to Unclaimed Property Fund Are Subject to Federal Withholding and Reporting
The IRS has clarified that a trustee’s payment of an individual’s interest in a traditional individual retirement account (IRA) to a state unclaimed property fund, as required by state law...
Adjustments, Reference Prices for Renewable Energy Production Credit Released
The IRS has published the inflation adjustment factors and reference prices to be used in computing the renewable electricity production credit and the refined coal production credit under Code S...
Date Extended for Applying Foreign Branch Transaction Rules
The IRS has announced a new one-year extension for applying the Code Sec. 987 final and related temporary regulations covering foreign branch transactions of U.S. corporations. The regulatio...
Automatic Accounting Method Change for Deducting Citrus Replanting Costs
An automatic change in accounting method procedure provides guidelines for qualifying investors in damaged citrus groves to opt out of the uniform capitalization (UNICAP) rules of Code Sec. 263A....
IRS Provides Guidance on When Energy Property Construction Has Begun
The IRS has provided guidance and a safe harbor to determine when construction of "energy property" has begun for purposes of the investment tax credit (ITC) under Code Sec. 48.Backgrou...
Final Round of Opportunity Zone Designations Announced
The Treasury and the IRS have designated Opportunity Zones in 15 states and three territories. Investments in these specific Qualified Opportunity Zones get preferential tax treatment under the Tax Cu...
MI - Filing deadlines extended due disaster declaration
Due to the governor’s declaration of a state disaster, the Michigan Department of Treasury has provided state tax relief to taxpayers in Houghton and Menominee counties. Individuals and business...
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