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Due to Feedback, IRS is Brainstorming Other Ways to Calculate the Tax on Parking

On December 10, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released interim guidance on the taxation of qualified transportation fringe benefits in the form

IRS Releases 2018 Draft of Excise Tax Form 4720; Includes Schedules for Exempt Organizations

Two new excise taxes added by the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may apply to exempt organizations, for tax years beginning after December 31,

Tax Reform Impact on Donor Acknowledgement Letters

Each year, charitable organizations gather their contribution data over the past calendar year in order to prepare their donor acknowledgement letters.

IRS Releases Draft of 2018 Form 990

On July 18, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a draft of the 2018 Form 990. With the passing of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (The Act), two

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Changes Expected in Early 2018 for Applications of Exempt Organizations

Sunita Lough, commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax-Exempt and Government Entities (TE/GE) Division stated recently that changes will

Reviewing a Form 990 as a Board Member

Beginning in 2008, the Internal Revenue Service requires disclosure of 1.) whether an organization’s Form 990 itself has been provided to the filing

IRS to Revise Form 1023-EZ, Streamlined Application for Recognition of Exemption

On July 1, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) introduced the highly scrutinized Form 1023-EZ, Streamline Application for Recognition of Exemption

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent IRS from Enforcing Sanctions on Churches for Engaging in Political Activities

In 1954, then-Senator Lyndon Johnson introduced a bill known today as the Johnson Amendment that was signed into law under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue

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IRS Reminds Taxpayers to Donate Before the End of 2016

On November 28, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published News Release IR-2016-154 to encourage tax payers to donate to qualified charities in

PATH Act of 2015 Requires Renewal of All ITIN Numbers Issued before 2013

Purpose of an ITIN Number The IRS issues Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITIN) to individuals who have U.S. tax filings and who do not have,

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