Wednesday January 29, 2020
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IRS Provides a Tax Preparation Tip
In IR–2020–17, the Service warned taxpayers about "ghost" preparers who are not willing to sign returns. Some "ghost" preparers promise large refunds from these tax...
Case of the Week
Gifts from IRAs, Part 4
Quentin Charles Douglas was the firstborn child in a large family. Throughout his childhood, Quentin's parents worked hard to put food on the table for their children. They also instilled in Quentin...
Private Letter Ruling
Organization with Incomplete Documentation Denied Exemption
An organization ("Organization") applied for tax-exempt status, filing Form 1023-EZ. Organization attested that it had the required organizational document limiting its purposes to one or more exempt...
Article of the Month
SECURE Act Promotes IRAs to Testamentary Unitrust Plans
By a bipartisan vote of 71 to 23 on December 19, 2019, the Senate passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. The SECURE Act was part of a larger appropriations...