The IRS recently announced that it will offer certain employers an opportunity to withdraw Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims if they are concerned about their accuracy. Qualifying employers may beContinue Reading Amid Fraud Investigations, IRS Offers Employers an Opportunity to Withdraw Inaccurate Employee Retention Credit Claims
In Notice 2023-71, the IRS provided tax relief for individuals affected by Hamas’ terroristic action in the State of Israel beginning on October 7, 2023. Notably, this relief is not…Continue Reading IRS Provides Extensions for Taxpayers Impacted by Hamas Terrorism in Israel
The IRS issued a news release today announcing a continued and more focused use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to audit partnerships, large corporations and alleged tax shelter promoters. The news…Continue Reading IRS Going All in on Use of ArtificiaI Intelligence
As part of the Inflation Reduction Act, the IRS will receive a nearly $80 billion funding increase, including more than $45 billion for enforcement, over the next decade. Audit staff…Continue Reading Increase in IRS Funding Leading to More Audits of Public Charities
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the $10,000 penalty for a nonwillful violation of the foreign bank account reporting rules in the Bank Secrecy act applies on a “per-form” basis, not a “per-account” basis, handing individuals an important victory.
Continue Reading U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Government in FBAR Penalty Case
On January 13, 2023, the IRS issued Chief Counsel Memorandum 202302012 (the “CCM”) establishing new rules for donations of cryptocurrency. In the CCM…Continue Reading IRS Cracks Down on Charitable Contributions of Cryptocurrency
A former trial attorney for the IRS, Fox Rothschild Counsel Brian Bernhardt has a unique perspective to offer clients facing tax controversies and litigation. In a chat with Kristopher Flammang…Continue Reading Brian Bernhardt Featured on The Confident Retirement Podcast, Speaking about his Tax Controversy and Tax Litigation Practice