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Revocations and Rejections

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Among this week's release of private letter rulings were two rejection letters and four revocations, including one sustained on appeal. These are numbered PLRs 201526018 through 201526023.

Two PLRs Allow Late Allocation of GST Exemption

Monday, June 29, 2015

In two identical rulings, PLRs 201526004 and 201525005, the Service allowed a couple belatedly to allocate GST exemption to multiple lifetime transfers to two irrevocable trusts with skip potential.

PLR 201526017 - Scholarship Exception Ruling

Monday, June 29, 2015

In PLR 201526017, the Service determined a private foundation's grants to individuals would fall within the scholarship exception to the general prohibition against taxable expenditures.

TIGTA Previews Report on Missing Lerner e-Mails

Monday, June 29, 2015


Testifying before the House Oversight Committee last week, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, J. Russell George, and his Deputy for Investigations, Timothy P. Camus, summarized findings soon to be released on the missing Lois Lerner e-mails.

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