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Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2016-4 

January 25, 2016 


Announcement 2016–03Announcement 2016–03

This announcement provides notice that the IRS will not impose penalties under section 6721 or 6722 on eligible educational institutions required to file Forms 1098–T, Tuition Statement, for the 2015 calendar year, solely because they fail to include a student’s correct taxpayer identification number (TIN) on Form 1098–T.

Rev. Proc. 2016–13Rev. Proc. 2016–13

This revenue procedure updates Rev. Proc. 2015–16, 2015–7 I.R.B. 596, and identifies circumstances under which the disclosure on a taxpayer's income tax return with respect to an item or position is adequate for the purpose of reducing the understatement of income tax under section 6662(d) of the Internal Revenue Code (relating to the substantial understatement aspect of the accuracy-related penalty), and for the purpose of avoiding the tax return preparer penalty under section 6694(a) (relating to understatements due to unreasonable positions) with respect to income tax returns.

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