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Budget Resolutions Move Forward

Friday, March 27, 2015

Legislative

Most of the activity on the floor of both chambers of Congress this week was focused on the Republican budget resolutions for fiscal 2016. An amended resolution cleared the House on Wednesday, but as we went to press the Senate was still sifting through dozens of proposed amendments from both sides of the aisle.

ABA Tax Section Comments on Virtual Currency Guidance

Thursday, March 26, 2015

IRS

In a letter this week, the ABA Section of Taxation outlined its concerns with the Service's guidance last year for transactions involving "virtual" currencies such as Bitcoin.

All Cash Merger

Thursday, March 26, 2015

By gifting stock to a charity in exchange for a CGA, taxpayers minimize the burden of paying capital gains tax, receive an immediate income tax charitable deduction, and provide for a lifetime income stream.

IRS Explains Sharp Increase in PLR User Fees

Thursday, March 26, 2015

IRS

Responding by e-mail to an inquiry from Tax Analysts, an IRS spokesperson commented the recent spike in user fees for private letter rulings is the result of a more accurate assessment of the average time spent by lawyers in the Office of Chief Counsel.

IRS Releases 2014 Data Book

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Rates, Tables & Statistics

The Service issued its 2014 Data Book, reporting on the agency's activities during the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014. The report includes data on returns filed and taxes collected, enforcement activity, taxpayer assistance, and the agency's budget and workforce.

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