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

The U.S. Senate passed its infrastructure bill (the “Bill”) that includes additional cryptocurrency reporting requirements, which are expected to generate $28 billion in revenue. The Bill currently does not provide
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On July 1, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service released Revenue Ruling 2021-13, which addresses several issues relating to qualifying for the Section 45Q carbon capture sequestration credit. This is
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The IRS has published guidance stating that pre-2018 swaps among Bitcoin, Ether, and Litecoin are not eligible for 1031 tax-free exchange treatment. This means that investors who made swaps among
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In February 2020, the IRS announced that it would step up efforts to contact high-income taxpayers (defined as earning $100,000 or more per year), who in prior years have failed
Continue Reading The IRS Announced a New Non-Filer Initiative Over a Year Ago – Now We See the Enforcement

On May 20, 2021, the Treasury Department released a report that proposes new reporting requirements for transactions, including cryptocurrency transactions. Under the proposed plan, financial institutions, payment settlement entities, and
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