Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2005-33 

August 15, 2005 

INCOME TAX


Rev. Rul. 2005-54 Rev. Rul. 2005-54

Federal rates; adjusted federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate and the long-term exempt rate. For purposes of sections 382, 642, 1274, 1288, and other sections of the Code, tables set forth the rates for August 2005.

T.D. 9210 T.D. 9210

Final regulations under section 1363(d) of the Code address LIFO recapture by corporations converting from C corporations to S corporations. The purpose of these regulations is to provide guidance on the LIFO recapture requirement when the corporation holds inventory accounted for under the last-in, first-out (LIFO) method (LIFO inventory) indirectly through a partnership.

T.D. 9211 T.D. 9211

Final regulations under section 861 of the Code provide that deductions for charitable contributions (as defined in section 170(c)) are definitely related and allocable to all of a taxpayer’s gross income and are apportioned on the basis of income from sources within the United States. In addition, regulations are finalized in this document with respect to the allocation and apportionment of deductions for charitable contributions that are provided by an income tax treaty rather than by sections 170, 873(b)(2), and 882(c)(1)(B).

Rev. Proc. 2005-51 Rev. Proc. 2005-51

This procedure provides guidance to persons who may be required to pay certain penalties under sections 6662(h), 6662A, or 6707A of the Code, and who may be required under section 6707A(e) to disclose those penalties on reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The procedure describes the report on which the disclosures must be made, the information that must be disclosed, and the deadlines by which persons must make the disclosures on reports filed with the SEC in order to avoid additional penalties under section 6707A(e).


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