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Category Archives: General Tax Matters

Recently Proposed Rehabilitation Tax Credit Regulations

May 21, 2020

by Monte A. Jackel

Proposed regulations under section 47, REG-124327-19, filed on May 21, 2020 with the federal register, provides guidance on the requirement added in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) relating to the allocation of the rehabilitation tax credit over a five year period. Those proposed regulations also provide guidance on the interaction between the new […]

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Recent Presidential Executive Order and Its Potential Effects on Tax Regulations

by Monte A. Jackel

I recently posted this on the Procedurally Taxing blog. It deals with the potential effects of a recent presidential executive order on tax regulations. I thought it would be of interest. https://procedurallytaxing.com/executive-order-on-regulatory-relief-to-support-economic-recovery/.

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Procedurally Taxing Blog Post On the APA and Tax Regulations

May 15, 2020

by Monte A. Jackel

Thought this would be of interest. https://procedurallytaxing.com/conservation-easement-donation-and-the-validity-of-tax-regulations/

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Procedurally Taxing Blog by Me On The Role of FAQs

May 8, 2020

by Monte A. Jackel

Just published this on the Procedurally Taxing blog on the role of FAQs. Thought it would be of interest. https://procedurallytaxing.com/the-proper-role-of-faqs/. See also https://procedurallytaxing.com/.

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Another Procedurally Taxing Blog Post by me on amended tax returns

May 5, 2020

by Monte A. Jackel

This post on the Procedurally Taxing blog deals with whether amended tax returns can be mandated by the IRS. I thought this would be of interest. https://procedurallytaxing.com/the-newest-time-machine/

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Procedurally Taxing Blog Item By Me

May 4, 2020

by Monte A. Jackel

This blog is a tax procedure blog by Professors Book, Fogg et al. https://procedurallytaxing.com/helpful-links/. I thought the item I posted on tax returns and the coronavirus pandemic would be of interest. https://procedurallytaxing.com/the-wavering-due-date-for-tax-returns/

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IRS Issues PTP Look-through Ruling That Lacks Authority

April 21, 2020

by Monte A. Jackel

I wrote a letter to the editor of Tax Notes relating to an issue of the pass-through treatment of PTPs when applying the investment company rules of section 351(e) and 721(b). https://www.taxnotes.com/tax-notes-today-federal/partnerships-and-other-passthrough-entities/letter-ruling-ptp-look-through-illegal/2020/04/21/2cfn8. I also posted a comment to that letter in LinkedIn and Twitter. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6658337228848156672/ and https://twitter.com/jackeltaxlaw/status/1252571602698620928. Thoughtful feedback to either me or the government […]

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Deduction of Payroll Costs under PPP of the CARES Act

April 13, 2020

by Monte A. Jackel

The attached story from the Wall Street Journal, which quotes me as well as several others, explains the condundrum. https://jackeltaxlaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Multibillion-Dollar-Tax-Muddle-Hovers-Behind-Small-Business-Loan-Program-WSJ.pdf

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Some Recent Posts on LinkedIn

March 20, 2020

by Monte A. Jackel

I have posted a number of comments on LinkedIn dealing with various current developments. They are located here. https://www.linkedin.com/in/monte-a-jackel-18921024/detail/recent-activity/

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Table of Contents to Prior Posts

February 16, 2020

by Monte A. Jackel

Attached is a link to a document containing a list of all prior posts which have previously been posted on this website. If you would like a copy of something previously published, please let me know. https://jackeltaxlaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Table-of-contents-for-web-posts-1.pdf

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Tax Court Worthless Partnership Interest Loss Case Fails to Address Several Key Issues

December 11, 2019

by Monte A. Jackel

In MCM Management, the Tax Court, in a memorandum opinion, held that a partnership interest was worthless and generated an ordinary loss based on the facts of the case. Some key takeaways from the case follow: There is no discussion in the case of cancellation of indebtedness income. Since the court held that there was […]

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Guaranteed Payments On Capital As Interest Expense

December 9, 2019

by Monte A. Jackel

The attached outline discusses this https://jackeltaxlaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/COMMENTARY-ON-INTERACTION-OF-THE-TERM.docxissue.

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