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Revocations and Rejections

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Among this week's release of private letter rulings was one revocation, PLR 201531022, sustained on appeal.

Five More PLRs Approve Settlement Affecting GST Exempt Trust

Monday, August 3, 2015

In five identical rulings, numbered PLRs 201531003 through 201531007, the Service ruled the settlement of a controversy among beneficiaries of a pre-1985 trust would not affect its grandfathered GST tax-exempt status or trigger any income or transfer tax liabilities.

PLR 201531023 - Voter Registration Group Eligible to Receive Foundation Grants

Monday, August 3, 2015

In PLR 201531023, the Service determined a public charity conducting voter-registration drives met the requirements of Section 4945(f), so that grants to it from private foundations would not be treated as taxable expenditures.

Guidance Priorities for 2015-16 Released

Monday, August 3, 2015

On July 31, the Treasury and IRS released their Priority Guidance Plan for 2015-16, together with a fourth quarter report on the prior year's plan.

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