News Releases for September 2019

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IR-2019-161, September 30, 2019 — Farmers and ranchers who were forced to sell livestock due to drought may have an additional year to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales, according to the IRS.

IR-2019-160, September 30, 2019 – Today the IRS issued a draft of the tax year 2019 Form 1065, U.S. Return of Partnership Income, and its Schedule K-1, Partner’s Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, etc.

IR-2019-159, September 26, 2019 — IRS releases new Tax Gap estimates; compliance rates remain substantially unchanged from prior study

IR-2019-158, September 24, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued Revenue Procedure 2019-38 that has a safe harbor allowing certain interests in rental real estate, including interests in mixed-use property, to be treated as a trade or business for purposes of the qualified business income deduction under section 199A of the Internal Revenue Code (section 199A deduction).

IR-2019-157, September 16, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today the mailing of a time-limited settlement offer for certain taxpayers under audit who participated in abusive micro-captive insurance transactions.

IR-2019-156, September 13, 2019 — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today released final regulations and additional proposed regulations under section 168(k) of the Internal Revenue Code on the new 100% additional first year depreciation deduction that allows businesses to write off most depreciable business assets in the year they are placed in service by the business.

IR-2019-155, September 13, 2019 — The new Tax Withholding Estimator, launched last month on, includes user-friendly features designed to help retirees quickly and easily figure the right amount of tax to be taken out of their pension payments.

IR-2019-154, September 12, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service announced today the opening of the application period for the 2020 Compliance Assurance Process program.

IR-2019-153, September 11, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that Darren Guillot has been selected as the Deputy Commissioner for Collection and Operations Support in the Small Business/Self-Employed Division (SB/SE) and De Lon Harris has been selected as the Deputy Commissioner for Examination.

IR-2019-152, September 9, 2019 – With major tax reform now in its second year and taxpayers seeing its full effect on 2018 returns, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded people who pay estimated tax that their third quarter payment for 2019 is due Monday, Sept. 16.

IR-2019-151, September 6, 2019 — The IRS today announced new procedures that will enable certain individuals who relinquished their U.S. citizenship to come into compliance with their U.S. tax and filing obligations and receive relief for back taxes.

IR-2019-150, September 6, 2019 — The Internal Revenue Service today issued proposed regulations clarifying the reporting requirements generally applicable to tax-exempt organizations.

IR-2019-149, September 4, 2019 — The IRS said today that the new Tax Withholding Estimator tool includes a feature designed to make it easier for employees who also receive self-employment income to accurately estimate the right amount of tax to have taken out of their pay.

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