News - John R. Dundon II, Enrolled Agent
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The following are the top issues for the IRS regarding passive losses: Airplane Leasing Farm loss - particularly when the taxpayer lives out of state Rental Real Estate Real Estate Professionals demonstrating 'material participation' Equipment leasing losses 1120S and 1065 losses on the Schedule 'E'...

Rental Income from a building leased to a business where the tax payer works - Reg 1.469-2(f)(6) Rental income from leased land - Reg. 1.469-2T(f)(3) Income from land, a building or other property held for investment IRC 469(e)(1)(A)(ii)(II) Gains on stocks or bonds - IRC 469(e)(1)(A)(ii)(II) Royalties - IRC...

A certificate of lien withdrawal will remove the tax lien from the taxpayer’s credit report. The IRS has discretionary authority to withdraw a lien if one of the four criteria is met according to the 1996 Taxpayer Bill Of Rights The lien filing was premature or not in accordance...

This audit was initiated by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) to determine whether minimum probes for unreported income during sole proprietor audits are conducted in accordance with IRS policies and procedures.  This audit was conducted as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 Annual...

The Internal Revenue Service announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2011. In general, these limits will either remain unchanged, or the inflation adjustments for 2011 will be small. Highlights include: The elective deferral (contribution)...

The Internal Revenue Service has started accepting taxpayer records in electronic format from small businesses using Intuit’s QuickBooks and Sage’s Peachtree accounting software for audits and examinations. Electronic files should be provided on a CD, DVD, or flash/jump drive to ensure security of the files. E-mail...

TITLE 26 > Subtitle F > CHAPTER 66 > Subchapter B > § 6511 - Feb 01, 2010 (a) Period of limitation on filing claim Claim for credit or refund of an overpayment of any tax imposed by this title in respect of which tax the taxpayer...