IRS Pronouncements--2019--Short List


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, beginning with 2015 we have created two indicies--this one is 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. Because it does not contain items of interest to insurance companies, banks, etc. the list is shorter and easier to review. For a list of all pronouncements go to IRS Pronouncements--2019. For a abbreviated, similar listing for prior years, go to:

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We've included the IRB (Internal Revenue Bulletin) reference so you can find the full text on the IRS web site. We've tried to make the list as searchable as possible while keeping the descriptions short. Use the "find-in-page" or "find" feature of your browser (CTRL-F) to search this list. Be sure to try variations of keywords such as "activities" as well as "activity"; "depreciation" as well as "depreciate". The Applicable Federal Rate and interest rates on over- and underpayments are updated on our IRS Interest Rates page.

Notes.

For Revenue Rulings-- www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/rr-19-xx.pdf
For Revenue Procedures-- www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/rp-19-xx.pdf
For Notices-- www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-19-xx.pdf

The xx must be at least two digits. Thus, Revenue Ruling 5 for 2019 would be: www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/rr-19-05.pdf   For prior years, change the 18 to the appropriate year (available years vary).

New Additions - Bulletin 12

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.

For the full text of these rulings, go to Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-12

 

Cumulative Listings - 2019


Revenue Rulings

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. 2019-13 (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. 2019-8 (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. 2019-9 (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. 2019-7 (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. 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. 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-134562-18 (IRB 2018-9) Sec. 199A; income from pass-through entities; qualified business income; QBI; previously suspended losses that constitute QBI.

 

Notices

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 2019-7 (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 2019-8 (IRB 2019-3) Sec. 61; fringe benefits; fleet-average and cents-per-mile special valuation rules; value personal use of employer provided vehicle.
Notice 2019-5 (IRB 2019-2) Hardship exemption certification; minimum essential coverage; qualifying individual; Insurance Marketplace; Notice 2014-76 and 2017-14 expanded.
Notice 2019-2 (IRB 2019-2) Standard mileage rates; 2019; automobiles; maximum cost for FAVR plan; reductions to basis for depreciation taken.

 

Announcements

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 2019-1 (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 2019-2
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-3
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-4
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-5
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-6
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-7
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-8
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-9
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-10
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-11
Internal Revenue Bulletin 2019-12

 


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