IRS Notice 2023-11 provides temporary relief for foreign financial institutions to provide U.S. taxpayer identification numbers for preexisting accounts.
Continue Reading IRS Temporary Relief for Foreign Financial Institutions Required to Report U.S. Taxpayer Identification Numbers Under FATCA: Potential Implications for ‘Accidental Americans’

The proposed regulations demonstrate that the IRS is taking a proactive approach in addressing the APA challenges to its method for identifying listed transactions. The IRS makes clear that it will continue to aggressively pursue syndicated conservation easement transactions.
Continue Reading Responding to Recent Taxpayer Victories, IRS Issues Proposed Regulations Identifying Syndicated Conservation Easement Transactions as Listed Transactions

On Aug. 29, the IRS released a new section to the Internal Revenue Manual (IRM), 20.1.1.3.3.2.2, providing penalty relief for certain taxpayers filing 2019 and 2020 returns in response to
Continue Reading IRS Revisions to Internal Revenue Manual Clarify Who Is Eligible for Late Filing Penalty Relief

On Sept. 13, 2021, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee announced a proposal to limit charitable deductions for conservation easement contributions made by partnerships and other passthrough entities. The
Continue Reading House Proposal Targets Charitable Deductions for Conservation Easements by Passthrough Entities