On May 20, 2022, Megan L. Brackney participates in a panel entitled, “Coming in from the Cold: Dealing with Non-Filers” for the Forensic Accounting Summit, an all-day program hosted by the Tax Rep Network. Event Description: Taxes are at the heart of our economic engine. Though we have a “voluntary
By Juliet L. Fink On February 15, 2022, the IRS announced updates and additions, both technical and substantive, to the Form 14457, Voluntary Disclosure Practice Preclearance Request and Application, and its instructions. The updates reflect input from practitioners and taxpayers and take into account trends in the type of financial
Don Fort was quoted in a recent Tax Notes article entitled “IRS Updates Voluntary Disclosure Form With Electronic Bent,” published on February 16, 2022. The article notes: Don Fort of Kostelanetz & Fink LLP told Tax Notes the decision to allow electronic signatures and electronic fax submissions will always receive a
Megan L. Brackney was quoted in a recent Forbes article entitled “Cryptocurrency Front And Center In Revised IRS Voluntary Disclosure Practice,” published on February 15, 2022. Brackney analyzes the implications of the recent updates to the IRS’s Voluntary Disclosure Practice Preclearance Request and Application on both tax practitioners and taxpayers.
During September’s National Small Business Week—an annual celebration of small-business entrepreneurs—the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reminded small business owners, inter alia, of their obligation to correctly classify workers either as employees or independent contractors. See here. Significantly, the IRS also prompted small business owners to be aware of its Voluntary
Caroline D. Ciraolo was quoted in a recent Tax Notes article entitled “Streamlined Filing May Require Longer Transition Tax Lookback,” published on August 31, 2021. The article addresses the IRS recent modification of the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures to expand the lookback period for required amended or delinquent income tax
Caroline D. Ciraolo was quoted in a recent Tax Notes article entitled “Panamanian Summons Seen as Better Path to Law Firm Client Info,” published on August 11, 2021. The article addresses the John Doe summons authorized on July 15, 2021 to obtain information from third parties – shipping services and
Megan L. Brackney was quoted in a recent Tax Notes article entitled “What’s Reasonable for Late-Filed Foreign Information Returns?,” published on June 7, 2021. Brackney discusses the IRS’ practice of automatically assessing penalties on taxpayers who file late international information returns. The article notes: “It’s incredibly frustrating,” said Megan L.