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Does Latest IRS Guidance Signal New Firm Stance on Research Credit Refund Claims?

USA - October 19 2021 On October 15, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a press release related to required information for valid research credit refund…

IRS Provides Guidance on Reliance of FAQs for Penalty Protection Purposes

USA - October 18 2021 On October 15, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a news release and Fact Sheet for IRS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), which are…

Weekly IRS roundup October 4 - October 8, 2021

USA - October 11 2021 Presented below is our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of October 4, 2021 -…

Supreme Court grants certiorari in one tax case, denies it in several Others

USA - October 6 2021 Historically, the Supreme Court of the United States rarely grants petitions for certiorari in tax cases, and it appears this trend continues in the…

District Court Broadly Interprets Informal Claim Doctrine

USA - October 5 2021 Internal Revenue Code (Code) Section 7803(a)(3)(C) provides that taxpayers have “the right to pay no more than the correct amount of tax.” However…

The Results are in: IRS Appeals Retains Discretion to Continue to Allow Exam Teams and Chief Counsel to Attend Conferences

USA - September 14 2021 The IRS Independent Office of Appeals (IRS Appeals, Appeals) has seen many changes over the past several years. One of the more controversial and…

Weekly IRS Roundup September 6 - September 10, 2021

USA - September 13 2021 Presented below is our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of September 6, 2021 -…

IRS Acknowledges Limitations on Use of Outside Contractors in Audits

USA - September 10 2021 Several years ago, it came to light that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had hired a law firm to assist with transfer pricing matters in an…

IRS Releases Fact Sheet on Acceptable Electronic Signatures

USA - September 9 2021 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a Fact Sheet, providing guidance on acceptable methods for taxpayers to electronically or digitally sign…

Weekly IRS Roundup August 30 - September 3, 2021

USA - September 7 2021 Presented below is our summary of significant Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance and relevant tax matters for the week of August 30, 2021 -…