IRS Pronouncements--2019


Small Business Taxes & ManagementTM--Copyright 2019, A/N Group, Inc.

Note. The list below contains a synopses of revenue rulings, revenue procedures, notices, announcements and regulations beginning with those issued January 1, 2019. Because the IRS is no longer indexing the contents of the bulletins as in the past, we have created two indicies--this one is a complete list of all pronouncements. For an abbreviated list that is limited to those items we believe to be of interest to small to mid-sized business owners, their advisors, CPAs, enrolled agents, etc, go to IRS Pronouncements--2019--Short List. For a abbreviated, similar listing for prior years, go to:

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New Additions - Bulletin 50

REG-118378-19 (IRB 2019-50) Sec. 9815; requirements for non-grandfathered group health plans, and health insurance issuers of non-grandfathered coverage in the individual and group markets; disclosure of information.

For the full text of these rulings, go to Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-50

 

Cumulative Listings - 2019

Revenue Rulings

Rev. Rul. 2019-26 (IRB 2019-49) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; December, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-25 (IRB 2019-45) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; November, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-24 (IRB 2019-44) Virtual currency; hard fork not followed by an airdrop of units of a new cryptocurrency does not result in gross income to owners of the original cryptocurrency; hard fork followed by an airdrop results in gross income.
Rev. Rul. 2019-20 (IRB 2019-42) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; October, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-22 (IRB 2019-40) Sec. 1.61-21(g); fringe benefits aircraft valuation formula; SIFL cents-per-mile rate; employer-provided aircraft; second half of 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-21 (IRB 2019-38) Interest rates on underpayments and overpayments; quarter beginning October 1, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-20 (IRB 2019-36) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; September, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-19 (IRB 2019-36) Sec. 402; 3405; 6047; distributions from qualified plan; timing of income; cashing of check; employer's withholding and reporting requirement.
Rev. Rul. 2019-18 (IRB 2019-35) Sec. 2032A; interest rates; special use value farm real property; estate taxes.
Rev. Rul. 2019-17 (IRB 2019-32) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; August, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-16 (IRB 2019-27) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; July, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-15 (IRB 2019-26) Interest rates on underpayments and overpayments; quarter beginning July 1, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-14 (IRB 2019-23) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; June, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-13 (IRB 2019-20) Sec. 301; 302; 1368; 1377; cash distributions; C corporations that were formally S corporation; distribution should reduce corporations accumulated adjustment account.
Rev. Rul. 2019-12 (IRB 2019-19) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; May, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-11 (IRB 2019-17) Sec. 164; inclusion in income of recovered state and local taxes in current year when deducted taxes paid in a prior year; Sec. 164(b)(6) limitation.
Rev. Rul. 2019-10 (IRB 2019-16) Sec. 1.61-21(g); fringe benefits aircraft valuation formula; SIFL cents-per-mile rate; employer-provided aircraft; first half of 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-9 (IRB 2019-14) Sec. 355; rev. rul. suspends Rev. Rul. 57-464; Rev. Rul. 57-492; pending study on active trade or business requirement.
Rev. Rul. 2019-8 (IRB 2019-14) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; April, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-6 (IRB 2019-14) Sec. 401; tables of covered compensation effective January 1, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-5 (IRB 2019-11) Interest rates on underpayments and overpayments; quarter beginning April 1, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-7 (IRB 2019-10) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; March, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-4 (IRB 2019-7) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; February, 2019.
Rev. Rul. 2019-3 (IRB 2019-2) Applicable federal rates; adjusted federal long-term rate; January, 2019.

 

Revenue Procedures

Rev. Proc. 2019-46 (IRB 2019-49) Sec. 274; substantiating deductible expenses for auto usage; employee's ordinary and necessary business expenses of local travel or away from home; Rev. Proc. 2010-51 modified.
Rev. Proc. 2019-42 (IRB 2019-49) Annual adequate disclosure revenue procedure; disclosure of item on tax return with respect to an item or position; accuracy related penalty; Sec. 6662; return preparer penalty Sec. 6694; Rev. Proc. 2019-9 updated.
Rev. Proc. 2019-45 (IRB 2019-48) Sec. 42; method of allocation of unused housing credit carryover by qualified states.
Rev. Proc. 2019-43 (IRB 2019-48) List of automatic changes to which the automatic change procedures of Rev. Proc. 2015-13 applies.
Rev. Proc. 2019-44 (IRB 2019-47) Cost-of-living adjustments for 2020; inflation; individual tax rates; standard deduction; alternative minimum tax exemptions and phasehout; qualified transportation fringe; estate and gift taxes.
Rev. Proc. 2019-41 (IRB 2019-44) Sec. 42; unused housing credit carryovers allocated to qualified states for 2019.
Rev. Proc. 2019-40 (IRB 2019-43) Sec. 958; guidance related to repeal of section 958; U.S. persons owning stock in certain foreign corporations; safe harbor for controlled foreign corporation; safe harbor for determining certain items.
Rev. Proc. 2019-39 (IRB 2019-42) Sec. 403; recurring remedial amendment periods for correcting form defects; limited extension of initial remedial amendment period; deadlines for adopting of plan amendments.
Rev. Proc. 2019-38 (IRB 2019-42) Sec. 199A; rental real estate treated as trade or business; safe harbor requirements.
Rev. Proc. 2019-35 (IRB 2019-41) Specifications for substitute forms and schedules; 2019 forms; Rev. Proc. 2018-51 superseded.
Rev. Proc. 2019-37 (IRB 2019-39) Sec. 446; automatic consent of IRS to change methods of accounting to comply with Sections 451 and proposed Reg. Sec. 1.451-3 and 1.451-8; Rev. Proc. 2018-31 modified.
Rev. Proc. 2019-36 (IRB 2019-38) Sec. 842; life insurance companies; domestic asset/liability percentages and domestic yields; foreign life insurance companies; taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017.
Rev. Proc. 2019-23 (IRB 2019-38) Sec. 6049; information exchange agreement on bank deposit interest; residents of other countries; Georgia; Curacao and Cyprus added to countries with automatic exchange relationships; Rev. Proc. 2018-36 superseded.
Rev. Proc. 2019-34 (IRB 2019-35) Sec. 807; 048; simplified procedure for insurance company to obtain automatic consent to change methods of account for life insurance reserves; first taxable year beginning after December 31, 2017.
Rev. Proc. 2019-33 (IRB 2019-34) Sec. 168; guidance to make late election or revoke election for certain property acquired after September 27, 2017 and placed in service during taxable year that includes September 28, 2017.
Rev. Proc. 2019-32 (IRB 2019-33) Centralized partnership audit procedure; grants extension of time for eligible BBA partnerships to file superseding Form 1065, partnership return and furnish corresponding K-1s.
Rev. Proc. 2019-31 (IRB 2019-33) Sec. 832, 846; insurance companies; revised discount factors for 2018 accident year; discount factors for 2019 accident year.
Rev. Proc. 2019-30 (IRB 2019-33) Sec. 846; simplified procedures for insurance company to obtain automatic consent for change in accounting methods to discounting unpaid losses and expenses unpaid, estimated salvage recoverable, unearned premiums attributable to title insurance.
Rev. Proc. 2019-29 (IRB 2019-32) Sec. 36B; applicable percentage table; individual's premium tax credit; 2020; required contribution percentage.
Rev. Proc. 2019-28 (IRB 2019-32) Substitute red-ink forms for 2019; Publication 1179; Rev. Proc. 2018-46 superseded.
Rev. Proc. 2019-26 (IRB 2019-24) Sec. 280F; passenger automobiles; depreciation limits first place in service in 2019; lease inclusion amount.
Rev. Proc. 2019-25 (IRB 2019-22) Sec. 223; health savings accounts; 2020 inflation adjusted amounts.<
Rev. Proc. 2019-22 (IRB 2019-22) Sec. 501; private school; website as third method to publicize racially nondiscriminatory policy; Rev. Proc. 75-50 modified.
Rev. Proc. 2019-21 (IRB 2019-21) Sec. 143; 25; qualified mortgage bonds; mortgage credit certificates; median gross income figure.
Rev. Proc. 2019-20 (IRB 2019-20) Sec. 401; Rev. Proc. 2016-37; limited expansion of determination letter program for individually designed plans; remedial amendment period>
Rev. Proc. 2019-19 (IRB 2019-19) EPCRS correction program; expansion of SCP eligibility to permit corrections of certain Plan Document Failures; plan loan failures; additional method of correcting plan loan failures; Rev. Proc. 2018-52 modified and superseded.
Rev. Proc. 2019-18 (IRB 2019-18) Professional sports teams; safe harbor treatment for certain personnel contracts and rights to draft players; zero value for purposes of determining gain or loss on trade of personnel contracts or draft picks.
Rev. Proc. 2019-17 (IRB 2019-17) Sec. 142; 42(g)(9); general public use requirements for qualified residential rental projects financed with tax-exempt bonds; specified occupancy restrictions.
Rev. Proc. 2019-14 (IRB 2019-15) Sec. 143; 25; qualified mortgage bonds; QMBs; qualified mortgage certificates; MCC; purchase price safe harbors.
Rev. Proc. 2019-15 (IRB 2019-14) Sec. 911; waiver of time requirements for individuals electing to exclude foreign earned income; residence test; war, civil unrest, adverse conditions; countries added.
Rev. Proc. 2019-13 (IRB 2019-9) Depreciation deduction automobiles; Sec. 280F luxury car limits; 100-percent additional first-year depreciation; safe harbor method.
Rev. Proc. 2019-11 (IRB 2019-9) Sec. 199A; methods for calculating W-2 wages; limitation on qualified business income deduction; QBI.
Rev. Proc. 2019-12 (IRB 2019-4) Sec. 162; safe harbor for certain payments made by a C corporation or specified passthrough entity to an organization described in Sec. 170; entity expects to receive a state or local tax credit in return for certain payments.
Rev. Proc. 2019-8 (IRB 2019-3) Sec. 179; expensing qualified real property; change computation of depreciation to alternative depreciation system for years beginning after 2017; definition of qualified real property; Rev. Proc. 87-57 and 2018-31 modified.
Rev. Proc. 2019-10 (IRB 2019-2) Insurance companies; automatic consent to change accounting; Sec. 807; TCJA; Rev. Proc. 2018-31, Rev. Rul. 1994-74 and Rev. Rul. 2002-6 modified.
Rev. Proc. 2019-9 (IRB 2019-2) Annual adequate disclosure revenue procedure; disclosure of item on tax return with respect to an item or position; accuracy related penalty; Sec. 6662; return preparer penalty Sec. 6694; Rev. Proc. 2018-11 updated.
Rev. Proc. 2019-6 (IRB 2019-2) Insurance companies; uinpaid loss discount factors for 2018 accident year; Sec. 846, 832.
Rev. Proc. 2019-7 (IRB 2019-1) Areas of IRC under jurisdiction of Associate Chief Counsel (International); IRS will not issue determination letters or letter rulings.
Rev. Proc. 2019-5 (IRB 2019-1) Procedures for issuing determination letters; issues under jurisdiction of Director, Exempt Organizations; EO; rulings and agreements; pension, profit-sharing, stock bonus, annuity, and employee stock ownership plans; private foundation status; Sec. 7428.
Rev. Proc. 2019-4 (IRB 2019-1) Revised procedures; determination letters and letter rulings issued by the Commissioner; Tax Exempt and Government Entities; Employee Plans Rulings and Agreements; Rev. Procs. 2018-4 superseded.
Rev. Proc. 2019-3 (IRB 2019-1) Revised list of areas where IRS will not issue letter rulings or determination letters; Corporate; Financial Institutions and Products; Income Tax and Accounting; Passthroughs and Special Industries; Procedure and Administration; Tax Exempt and Government Entities; Associate Chief Counsel; Rev. Proc. 2018-3 superseded.
Rev. Proc. 2019-2 (IRB 2019-1) Procedures for Technical advice memoranda; TAMS; taxpayer rights when field office requests TAMS; Rev. Proc. 2018-2 superseded.
Rev. Proc. 2019-1 (IRB 2019-1) Procedures for letter rulings and information letters; Associate Chief Counsel; Corporate; Financial Institutions and Products; Income Tax and Accounting; International; Passthroughs and Special Industries; Procedure and Administration; Tax Exempt and Government Entities; Rev. Proc. 2018-1 superseded.

 

Regulations

T.D. 9883 (IRB 2019-49) Sec. 954; attribution of ownership of stock or other interests ; related person with respect to a controlled foreign corporation; CFC; rents in active conduct of trade or business; U.S. persons with direct or indirect ownership in certain foreign corporations.
T.D. 9881 (IRB 2019-49) Health Insurance Providers Fee; electronic filing of Form 8963; providers of health insurance for U.S. health risks.
T.D. 9880 (IRB 2019-47) Sec. 385; removes final regulations for minimum documentation requirements to be satisfied for related-party interests in a corporation for bona fide debt; conforming amendments to other final regulations; indebtedness to related corporations or partnerships.
T.D. 9879 (IRB 2019-47) Sec. 6040Y; 101; information reporting obligations reportable policy sales of life insurance contracts.
T.D. 9878 (IRB 2019-45) Sec. 165; finalizes regulations under Sec. 1.165-11; procedures for making and revoking election to claim a disaster loss in preceding year; temporary regulations replaced; election made on original return for preceding year or an amended return for preceding year; due date for making election; due date for revoking election.
T.D. 9877 (IRB 2019-44) Sec. 704; 752; when certain obligations to restore deficit balance in a partner's capital account are disregarded; when partnership liabilities are treated as recourse liabilities; how bottom dollar payment obligations are treated under Sec. 752.
T.D. 9876 (IRB 2019-44) Sec. 707; allocation of partnership liabilities for disguised sale purposes; existing temporary regulations replaced.
T.D. 9875 (IRB 2019-41) Sec. 401(k); hardship distributions; changes by Bipartisan Budget Act; 6 month suspension requirement.
T.D. 9874 (IRB 2019-41) Sec. 168; additional first year depreciation deduction; changes by Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
T.D. 9873 (IRB 2019-33) Sec. 501; manner in which organization operating under Sec. 501(c)(4) must submit notification required by Sec. 506.
T.D. 9871 (IRB 2019-33) Sec. 704; creditable foreign tax expenditures; improvement in operation of existing safe harbor; partnership allocations in accordance with partners' interests in the partnership.
T.D. 9872 (IRB 2019-32) Sec. 50; income inclusion rules; lessee of investment credit property; lessor treating lessee as having acquired property; partnerships and S corporations; lease termination outside of recapture period.
T.D. 9862 (IRB 2019-31) Sec. 377; distributions of stock to real estatement investment trust; REIT; recognition of gain; tax-free distribution followed by conversion transaction.
T.D. 9869 (IRB 2019-30) Sec. 7701; partnership as owner of disregarded entity; entity not treated as corporation for purposes of employing direct or indirect partners of the partnership that owns the entity.
T.D. 9861 (IRB 2019-30) Sec. 6109; taxpayer identification numbers; volunatarily truncate on W-2s furnished to employees.
T.D. 9866 (IRB 2019-29) Sec. 951A; global intangible low-taxed income; U.S. shareholders of foreign corporations; consolidated group; Subpart F income; foreign tax credit provisions.
T.D. 9868 (IRB 2019-28) Sec. 1361; electing small business trust; ESBT; expansion of class of permissible potential current beneficiaries; PCB; nonresident aliens; NRAs; NRA as deemed owner of a grantor trust that elects to be ESBT.
T.D. 9867 (IRB 2019-28) Sec. 9815; 9831; Health reimbursement arrangement; HRA; integration with individual health insurance coverage to satisfy PHS Act; eligibility for premium tax credit.
T.D. 9865 (IRB 2019-27) Sec. 245A; TCJA; transactions with regards to controlled foreign corporation; ownership of controlled foreign corporation.
T.D. 9864 (IRB 2019-27) Sec. 170; 642; charitable contribution deductions when taxpayer receives a corresponding state or local tax credit.
T.D. 9863 (IRB 2019-27) Sec. 846; insurance companies; discounting for unpaid losses; estimated salvage recoverable; changes made by TCJA.
T.D. 9860 (IRB 2019-24) Voluntary certification program for professional employer organizations; employee leasing company; CPEO; requirements for becoming CPEO.
T.D. 9859 (IRB 2019-24) Sec. 956; amount determined under Sec. 956 with respect to certain domestic corporations; domestic corporations that own stock in foreign corporations.
T.D. 9858 (IRB 2019-22) Removal of initial enrollment user fee for enrolled retirement plan agents; increase in user fee for enrolled retirement plan agents to $67; increase in both initial and renewal user fees for enrolled agents to $67.
T.D. 9857 (IRB 2019-22) Sec. 987; combination and separation of qualified business units; recognition and deferral of foreign currency gain or loss; certain QBU terminations and transactions involving partnerships.
T.D. 9854 (IRB 2019-18) Sec. 148 arbitrage bond definition; definition of investment property; real or tangible personal property purchased in furtherance of the public purposes for which bonds issued.
T.D. 9855 (IRB 2019-17) Sec. 4960; 4966; 4967; 4968; 4963; Form 4720 to report excise tax; 15th day of fifth month; abate rules.
T.D. 9853 (IRB 2019-16) Sec. 6707A; calculation of penalty; Small Business Jobs Act of 2010; reportable transactions; penalty limits; penalty where no tax on return.
T.D. 9852 (IRB 2019-16) Sec. 1471; FATCA; withholding agents; finalization of proposed regulations; compliance requirements and verification procedures; FFIs and NFFEs.
T.D. 9851 (IRB 2019-14) Sec. 951; requirements to determine qualification for treatment as a regulated investment company; RIC; definition of dividends.
T.D. 9850 (IRB 2019-12) Sec. 42; utility allowance regulations concerning low-income housing credit; extension of current submetering rules; building owner independently generates and sells energy to tenants.
T.D. 9848 (IRB 2019-11) Sec. 42; compliance monitoring duties of state or local housing credit agency; revise and clarify certain rules; requirement to conduct physical inspections.
T.D. 9844 (IRB 2019-11) Centralized partnership audit regime; Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015; scope; requirement for consistent reporting; imputed underpayments, notices, assessments and penalties.
T.D. 9847 (IRB 2019-9) Sec. 199A; 20 percent deduction for qualified business income; QBI; pass-through entities and sole proprietorships; limitations of deductions; 20 percent deduction for qualified REIT dividends and publicly traded partnership income.
T.D. 9846 (IRB 2019-9) Sec. 965; U.S. persons with direct or indirect ownership interests in certain foreign corporations.
T.D. 9845 (IRB 2019-8) Sec. 147; private activity bond; not tax exempt unless approved by both the governmental unit issuing the bond and the governmental unit in which financed property is located; update to existing regulations; additional flexibility in satisfying approval requirement.

 

Proposed Regulations

REG-118378-19 (IRB 2019-50) Sec. 9815; requirements for non-grandfathered group health plans, and health insurance issuers of non-grandfathered coverage in the individual and group markets; disclosure of information.
REG-131071-19 (IRB 2019-48) Eligible terminated S corporations; notice of proposed rulemaking; distributions of money by ETSP after post-termintion transition period; PTTP; allocation of current earnings and profits to distributions of money and other property.
REG-132210-18 (IRB 2019-48) Life expectancy and distribution period tables used to calculated required minimum distributions from qualified retirement plans, individual retirement accounts and annuities, and certain other tax-favored retirement arrangements.
REG-123112-19 (IRB 2019-47) Sec. 385; treatment of certain interests in corporations as stock or indebtedness; reliance on regulations.
REG-118784-18 (IRB 2019-43) Tax consequences of the phased elimination of interbank offered rates expected to occur; IBOR; debt instruments, derivatives; adjustment of other tax rules.
REG-128246-18 (IRB 2019-44) Sec. 529A; ABLE account; qualified disability expenses of the designated beneficiary of the account.
REG-104223-18 (IRB 2019-43) Sec. 958; guidance related to repeal of section 958; U.S. persons owning stock in certain foreign corporations; safe harbor for controlled foreign corporation; safe harbor for determining certain items.
REG-136401-18 (IRB 2019-42) Sec. 4980H; 105; clarification of application of employer shared responsibility provisions; nondiscrimination rules; health reimbursement arrangements; HRAs; account-based group health plans integrated with individual health coverage or Medicare; safe harbors; individual coverage HRAs.
REG-106808-19 (IRB 2019-41) Sec. 168; changes by Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; property not eligible for additional first year depreciation; de minimis rule for previously property; mid-quarter convention; definition of binding contract.
REG-102508-16 (IRB 2019-40) Sec. 6033; 501; information reporting regulations applicable to organizations exempt from tax; reflect statutory amendments; organizations required to file Form 990 or 990-EZ.
REG-125710-18 (IRB 2019-40) Sec. 382; calculation of built-in gains and losses attributable to period preceding corporation's ownership change; simplification for Sec. 382(h) purposes; identification of items that constitute recognized built-in gain or loss.
REG-104870-18 (IRB 2019-39) Sec. 451; timing of income inclusion; taxpayers who use accrual method of accounting and have an applicable financial statement.
REG-104554-18 (IRB 2019-39) Sec. 451; timing of inclusion of income; advance payments for goods, services, and certain other items; changes by TCJA; accrual method of accounting.
REG-101378-19 (IRB 2019-37) Sec. 61; special valuation rule for employers and employees dtermining the amount to include in employee's income for personal use of employer-provided vehicle; fair market value; FMV; fleet-average valuation rule; Annual Lease Value.
REG-130700-14 (IRB 2019-36) Sec. 861; classification of cloud transactions for purposes of internation provisions of the Code; modification of rules for classifying transactions involving computer programs; applying rules to transfers of digital content.
REG-118425-18 (IRB 2019-31) Sec. 199A; deduction for qualified business income; patron of a cooperative; specified agricultural or horticultural cooperatives.
REG-105474-18 (IRB 2019-31) Sec. 1291; 1297; 1298; determination of owenership in a passive foreign investment company; PFIC; treatment of income in determination of PFIC.
REG-106877-18 (IRB 2019-30) Sec. 4968; excise tax on net investment income of certain private colleges and universities; TCJA.
REG-121508-18 (IRB 2019-30) Sec. 413; qualification of plans maintained by more than one employer; multiple employer plans; MEP; unified plan rule; failure by an employer participating in plan to satisfy a qualification requirement.
REG-101828-19 (IRB 2019-29) Treatment of domestic partnerships for purposes of determining amounts inlcuded in gross income of their partners with respect to foreign corporations; U.S. persons that own stock in foreign corporations through domestic partnerships.
REG-106282-18 (IRB 2019-28) Sec. 245A; cross referencing Final Temporary Regulations to TCJA; U.S. persons with certain transactions with regards to a controlled foreign corporation; ownership of foreign controlled corporation.
REG-105476-18 (IRB 2019-27) Sec. 864; nonresident aliens and foreign corporations; effectively connected income; sale or exchange of partnership interest; withholding and reporting requirements; gain or loss by nonresident alien.
REG-109826-17 (IRB 2019-26) Sec. 897; disposition of U.S. real property interests by foreign persons; qualified foreign pension fund.
REG-132240-15 (IRB 2019-25) Sec. 3405; withholding on certain periodic and nonperiodic distributions.
REG-125135-15 (IRB 2019-23) Sec. 951; 954; 958; rules regarding attribution of ownership of stock or other interests; related person with respect to controlled foreign corporation; rents in the active conduct of a trade or business.
REG-113604-18 (IRB 2019-22) Sec. 864; nonresident aliens and foreign corporations; effectively connected income; rules for determining amount of gain or loss; sale or exchange of partnership interest treated as effectively connected with conduct of trade or business in U.S.
REG-120186-18 (IRB 2019-21) Sec. 1400Z-2; QOF; qualified opportunity fund; gains that may be deferred; rules for 10-year holding period; definition of substantially all; transactions that may trigger gain; reasonable period for reinvestment of proceeds from sale of qualifying assets.
REG-117062-18 (IRB 2019-19) Statutory expansion of class of permissible potential current beneficiaries; electing small business trust; ESBT; income of S corporation subject to U.S. income tax when NRA is deemed owner of grantor trust.
REG-103083-18 (IRB 2019-17) Sec. 6050Y; new information reporting obligations related to reportable policy sales of life insurance contracts and payments of reportable death benefits; Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; death benefits excluded from gross income under Sec. 101.
REG-124627-11 (IRB 2019-17) Proposed rules withdrawn; REG-1246277-11.
REG-143686-07 (IRB 2019-17) Proposed rules withdrawn; recovery of stock basis in a distributions of property made by a corporation; dividend-equivalents; determination of gain and basis of stock or securities in certain transactions.
REG-113943-17 (IRB 2018-17) Rules, in part, withdrawn; property of C corporation transferred to REIT following certain corporate distributions of controlled stock.
REG-121694-16 (IRB 2018-16) Sec. 301; reflect changes by Technical and Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988; distribution of property by a corporation to its shareholder at fair market value of distributed property.
REG-135671-17 (IRB 2019-16) Sec. 337; corporate partner using a partnership to avoid recognition of corporate-level gain; defintion of Stock of the Corporate Partner.
REG-141739-08 (IRB 2019-9) Sec. 103; when tax-exempt bonds are treated as retired; satisfaction of verious eligibility requirements; rules for qualified tender bonds.
REG-134562-18 (IRB 2018-9) Sec. 199A; income from pass-through entities; qualified business income; QBI; previously suspended losses that constitute QBI.
REG-106089-18 (IRB 2018-5) Sec. 163; business interest deduction limitation; calculation of limitation; applicability of limitation; exceptions to limitation.
REG-104352-18 (IRB 2018-3) Sec. 245A; 267A; hybrid dividends; amounts paid or accrued in hybrid transactions; Sec. 1503; 7701; 6038; 6038A; 6038C; prevention of double deduction on U.S. and foreign tax return.
REG-104259-18 (IRB 2019-2) Additional tax on certain corporations; substantial gross receipts; certain paymens to foreign persons related to the corporations.

 

Notices

Notice 2019-61 (IRB 2019-49) Corporate bond monthly yield curve November 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-60 (IRB 2019-49) Closed defined benefit plans; relief with respect to nondiscrimination requirements relating to benefits, rights, and features; Notice 2014-5 extended.
Notice 2019-59 (IRB 2019-47) Sec. Sec. 415; dollar limitations on benefits and contributions under qualified retirement plans; pensions; IRAs; compensation; Roth; cost-of-living increase; inflation adjustments for 2020.
Notice 2019-56 (IRB 2019-45) Corporate bond monthly yield curve October 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-58 (IRB 2019-44) Sec. 385; following expiration of temporary regulations taxpayers may rely on the notice of proposed rulemaking cross-referencing the temporary regulations.
Notice 2019-55 (IRB 2019-42) Optional per diem rates; 2019-2020 amounts; special transportation industry rate; incidential expenses only; high-cost localities for high-low substantiation method.
Notice 2019-54 (IRB 2019-42) Sec. 1033; four-year replacement period for livestock sold on account of drought extended; list of counties that experienced exception drought during 12-month period ended August 31, 2019
Notice 2019-52 (IRB 2019-41) California Wildfires; Butte, Los Angeles; Ventura counties; emergency housing and compliance monitoring relief.
Notice 2019-51 (IRB 2019-41) Corporate bond monthly yield curve September 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-47 (IRB 2019-39) Exempt organizations under Sec. 501(a) other than 501(c)(3); penalty relief for those that did not report the names and addresses of contributors on Schedule B of Forms 990 and 990-EZ filed for taxable year ending on or after December 31, 2018 and on or prior to July 30, 2019.
Notice 2019-50 (IRB 2019-37) Health insurance providers fee; adjusted amount for the 2020 fee year.
Notice 2019-49 (IRB 2019-37) Extension of temporary nondiscrimination relief for closed defined benefit plans provided in Notice 2014-5; relief available for plan years beginning before 2021.
Notice 2019-46 (IRB 2019-37) Sec. 951A; global intangible low-taxed income included in gross income of U.S. shareholders; intent to issue regulations; domestic partnership or S corporation; penalties.
Notice 2019-48 (IRB 2019-36) Corporate bond monthly yield curve August 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-45 (IRB 2019-32) Sec. 223; Health Savings Accounts; list of additional preventive care services and items for certain chronic conditions; prescribed to treat individual diagnosed with specified condition.
Notice 2019-44 (IRB 2019-31) Corporate bond monthly yield curve July 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-43 (IRB 2019-31) Sec. 45; 48; beginning of construction; tolling and extension of continuity safe harbor to mitigate significant national security concerns.
Notice 2019-27 (IRB 2019-31) Sec. 199A; methods for calculating W-2 wages for purposes of qualified business income deduction for certain specified agricultrual or horticultural cooperatives.
Notice 2019-42 (IRB 2019-29) Sec. 1400Z; population census tracts; qualified opportunity zones; QOZ; two additional census tracts in Puerto Rico; Notice 2018-48 amplified.
Notice 2019-41 (IRB 2019-28) Sec. 45; credit for renewable electricity production; credit for refined coal production; inflation adjustment factor and reference prices for 2019; correction of credit for refined coal production for 2018.
Notice 2019-40 (IRB 2019-27) Corporate bond monthly yield curve June 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-12 (IRB 2019-27) Sec. 164; intention to publish regulations; individuals who make a payment to or for an entity described in Sec. 170(c) in return for state or local tax credit.
Notice 2019-39 (IRB 2019-24) Sec. 103; issuance of tax-exempt state and local bonds; Indian tribal government bonds; Sec. 7871.
Notice 2019-38 (IRB 2019-23) Sec. 613A; percentage depletion on marginal properties; 15 percent.
Notice 2019-37 (IRB 2019-23) Sec. 45L; annual average wellhead price per 1000 cubic feet for domestic natural gas.
Notice 2019-36 (IRB 2019-23) Enhanced oil recovery credit for 2019.
Notice 2019-35 (IRB 2019-23) Corporate bond monthly yield curve May 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-34 (IRB 2019-22) Sec. 61; vehicles; maximum fair market value using fleet-average and cents-per-mile special valuation; valuation of personal use;.
Notice 2019-33 (IRB 2019-22) Sec. 11; 168; public utility companies; comments requested; normalization issues; ratemaking proceedings.
Notice 2019-32 (IRB 2019-21) Sec. 45Q; request for comments; changes by Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018; BBA; carbon oxide; secure geological storage and measurement; recapture of credit.
Notice 2019-31 (IRB 2019-20) Sec. 45Q; inflation adjustment factor for carbon dioxide sequestration credit; 2019; qualified carbon oxide in annual report.
Notice 2019-30 (IRB 2019-20) Solicitation of public comments recommending projects to be included in 2019-2020 Priority Guidance Plan.
Notice 2019-29 (IRB 2019-19) Corporate bond monthly yield curve April 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-28 (IRB 2019-18) Sec. 45K; 43; 45L; 613A; reference price for enhanced oil recovery credit; marginal well production credkit; percentage depletion for oil produced from marginal properties.
Notice 2019-26 (IRB 2019-15) Sec. 430; 417; updated mortality tables; determining minimum funding standards; minimum present value.
Notice 2019-25 (IRB 2019-15) Waiver of addition to tax for underpayment of estimated tax for 2019 year; 80-percent waiver; Notice 2019-11 updated and superseded.
Notice 2019-23 (IRB 2019-15) Update to appendix to Notice 2013-1; tribes that have resolved claims agains the U.S.
Notice 2019-24 (IRB 2019-14) Sec. 911; adjustment to limitation on foreign housing expenses; table; application of adjustments to 2018 taxable year.
Notice 2019-22 (IRB 2019-14) Sec. 30D; qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicle credit; phase out of credit for General Motors vehicles to begin April 1, 2019.
Notice 2019-21 (IRB 2019-14) Corporate bond monthly yield curve March 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-20 (IRB 2019-14) Sec. 6722; 6698; 6038; penalty relief; failure to furnish correct payee statements; failure to file partnership return; failure to furnish K-1 or information about partner's negative basis.
Notice 2019-18 (IRB 2019-13) Sec. 401(a)(9); IRS no longer intends to amend required minimum distribution regulations; retirees and beneficiaries current receiving annuity payments under defined benefit plan; lump-sum payment in lieu of future annuity payments.
Notice 2019-10 (IRB 2019-13) Excise tax imposed on fuels in power takeoff or power transfer (PTO) to operate auxiliary equipment on motor vehicle; request for comments.
Notice 2019-19 (IRB 2019-12) Sec. 42; 142; 146; Population numbers for 2019 for determining state housing credit ceiling; private activity bond volume cap; private activity bond volume limit.
Notice 2019-17 (IRB 2019-12) Sec. 6654; waiver of penalty for understatement of estimated income tax by qualifying farmers and fisherman; return filed by April 15, 2019 with proper waiver form.
Notice 2019-16 (IRB 2019-10) Corporate bond monthly yield curve February 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-7 (IRB 2019-9) Sec. 199A; safe harbor; rental real estate enterprise treated as a trade or business solely for purposes of Sec. 199A; satisfaction of requirements of proposed revenue procedure.
Notice 2019-13 (IRB 2019-8) Corporate bond monthly yield curve January 2019; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-11 (IRB 2019-4) Underpayment of estimted tax; waiver of penalties; 85 percent of 2018 liability.
Notice 2019-9 (IRB 2019-4) Sec. 4960; excise tax; excess remuneration and excess parachute payments paid by a tax-exempt organization; definitions.
Notice 2019-8 (IRB 2019-3) Sec. 61; fringe benefits; fleet-average and cents-per-mile special valuation rules; value personal use of employer provided vehicle.
Notice 2019-6 (IRB 2019-3) Sec. 6241; intent to propose regulations addressing certain enforcement matters; centralized partnership audit regime.
Notice 2019-3 (IRB 2019-3) Corporate bond monthly yield curve December 2018; Sec. 417; 430; interest rate on 30-year Treasury securities.
Notice 2019-5 (IRB 2019-2) Hardship exemption certification; minimum essential coverage; qualifying individual; Insurance Marketplace; Notice 2014-76 and 2017-14 expanded.
Notice 2019-4 (IRB 2019-2) Dyed fuel relief extended for that removed from Milwaukee and Madison terminals.
Notice 2019-2 (IRB 2019-2) Standard mileage rates; 2019; automobiles; maximum cost for FAVR plan; reductions to basis for depreciation taken.
Notice 2019-1 (IRB 2019-2) TCJA; foreign corporations with previously taxed earnings and profits; PTEP; maintenance of PTEP in annual accounts; ordering of PTEP upon distribution and reclassification.

 

Announcements

Announcement 2018-10 (IRB 2019-46) Office of Professional Responsibility; OPR; recent disciplinary sanctions.
Announcement 2018-8 (IRB 2019-32) Office of Professional Responsibility; OPR; recent disciplinary sanctions.
Announcement 2018-7 (IRB 2019-27)Revocation of Sec. 501(c)(3) organizations for failure to meet requirements; contributions made to the organizations by individual donors no longer deductible.
Announcement 2018-6 (IRB 2019-24) Notice 2019-32; correction of typographically error; correct date of July 4, 2019.
Announcement 2018-5 (IRB 2019-22) Office of Professional Responsibility; OPR; recent disciplinary sanctions.
Announcement 2018-4 (IRB 2019-21) Revocation of Sec. 501(c)(3) organizations for failure to meet requirements; contributions made to the organizations by individual donors no longer deductible.
Announcement 2018-3 (IRB 2019-15) Required annual report by Secretary of Treasury on advance pricing agreements; APA; Advance Princing and Mutual Agreement Program; APMA.
Announcement 2018-2 (IRB 2019-12) Office of Professional Responsibility; OPR; recent disciplinary sanctions.
Announcement 2019-1 (IRB 2019-6) Notification to Internal Revenue Bulletin users that there were no articles submitted for IRB 2019-6.

 

Action On Decision

Action on Decision 2019-3 (IRB 2019-42) Nonacquiescence to the holding; transfer of a non-capital asset is treated as the sale or exchange of a capital asset under Sec. 1253(a) if transferor does not retain any significant power, right or continuing interest in the asset; GreenTeam Materials Recovery Facility PN, GreenWaste Recovery, Inc., Tax Matters Partner, et al. T.C. Memo. 2017-122.
Action on Decision 2019-2 (IRB 2019-41) Nonacquiescence; Union Pacific Railroad Company; Supreme Court analysis in Loos.
Action on Decision 2019-1 (IRB 2019-8) Acquiescence in result only; professional hockey team's expenses for providing pregame meals at away city hotels fully deductible because provided on employer-operated facilities.

 

       Links to Individual Bulletins

Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-1        Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-27
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-2        Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-28
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-3        Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-29
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-4        Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-30
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-5        Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-31
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-6        Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-32
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-7        Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-33
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-8        Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-34
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-9        Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-35
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-10      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-36
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-11      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-37
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-12      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-38
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-13      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-39
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-14      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-40
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-15      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-41
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-16      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-42
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-17      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-43
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-18      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-44
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-19      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-45
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-20      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-46
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-21      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-47
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-22      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-48
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-23      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-49
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-24      Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-50
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-25
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-26

 


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