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IRS will waive failure to pay penalties for 2020 or 2021

On January 10th, 2024, the IRS communicated that will remove/waive failure to pay penalties on unpaid taxes less than $100k for tax years 2020 or 2021. The rational for this removal of penalties is because the IRS suspended sending automated notices during the pandemic so certain taxpayers were not aware of any amounts due for

By |2024-01-24T16:49:28+00:00January 14th, 2024|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , , , |

The IRS delays again the 1099k implementation and potential new thresholds

Yesterday, the IRS made official the delay on the 1099-k implementation for the $600 threshold for 2023. In 2023, the 1099-k will be released if the taxpayer receives over $20,000 and has more than 200 transactions in 2023. Based on the IRS website, the current plan for 2024 is the threshold to be $5,000 and

By |2023-11-22T16:47:13+00:00November 22nd, 2023|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , |

More notice of deficiencies in circulation and potential last resort, U.S. Tax Court

Over the summer and until now, we have observed a higher number of Notices of Deficiencies from the IRS in forums, colleagues discussions and through clients' consultations. This trend seems in line with other tax authorities at the State and Local levels (i.e. Philadelphia) were they put on hold the automatic notices and some collection

By |2023-11-17T17:43:10+00:00November 17th, 2023|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

IRS to receive an additional 30 million 1099-k

The IRS will received approximately 44 million forms 1099-k (this form is for electronic transactions over $600 during the year and related to applications for payment settlement entities such as Vemno, eBay, Paypal, etc.) in 2024 related to the 2023 tax year from about 14 million received in the prior year. Note that Zelle is

By |2023-11-17T16:17:00+00:00November 17th, 2023|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , , , , |

IRS release a notice of adjustment for $29 billion to Microsoft

The IRS is requesting around $28.9 billion in taxes for the period from 2004 to 2013. The subject is related to transfer pricing issues to shift profits from a higher taxable jurisdiction to a lower taxed one, such as Puerto Rico. Daniel Goff, Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Tax and Customs, has wrote a blog

By |2023-10-13T13:36:49+00:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

IRS to target high income taxpayers, large partnerships, scams, etc.

Earlier this month, the IRS has announced the new targets for their examination efforts. This information is in line with the previous discussion to target wealthy individuals over the $400,000 income threshold that was mentioned by President Joe Biden in the 2022 State of the Union speech, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen who instructed the IRS

The IRS will use artificial intelligence (AI) for their examinations

During this month of September 2023, we have read numerous articles on the IRS efforts to use more AI tools (in addition to hire more IRS agents). Over this summer of 2023, we have seen an increase of IRS examinations and notice of deficiencies where either you agree to the change or if you disagree,

By |2023-09-25T21:36:27+00:00September 25th, 2023|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , , |

The IRS will be using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for collection purposes

During this month of September 2023, we have read numerous articles on the IRS efforts to use more AI tools (in addition to hire more IRS agents). Over this summer of 2023, we have seen an increase of IRS examinations and notice of deficiencies where either you agree to the change or if you disagree,

By |2023-09-25T21:07:49+00:00September 25th, 2023|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Form 8300 Cash payments over $10k to be electronically filed from 2024

As part of the updates applicable to next year, from January 1st, 2024, you must electronically file (e-file) form 8300 if you e-file the other similar returns, such as 1099, w2s, etc. As mentioned in the IRS website, this form is a method to raise money laundering and illicit transactions "The Form 8300, Report of

By |2023-09-22T16:58:33+00:00September 22nd, 2023|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Beneficial Ownership information – Required FinCEN report for businesses

From January 1st, 2024, any new company (exemptions are listed below) will have 30 days to file their initial Beneficial Ownership information (BOI) report. For the companies already in business before that date, the BOI has to be filed before January 1st, 2025.  Also, you should be reporting any changes in the BOI within the

By |2023-09-22T14:36:39+00:00September 22nd, 2023|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , |
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