The IRS announced the inflation adjusted limits on benefits and contributions for various retirement accounts on Wednesday, including the maximum contribution amounts for 401(k) plans and IRAs.
In a letter to Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the AICPA says the additional time will give all businesses a fair and reasonable time frame to become aware of the new and complex rule.
A temporary COVID-19 change to allow e-signatures on some forms, documents, and returns has been made permanent in the Internal Revenue Manual. The AICPA had advocated for making this change to the e-signature rules permanent.
Commissioner Danny Werfel focused on IRS efforts to get wealthy corporations and high-income individuals to pay taxes they owe as he made his case for the Service to keep both its annual appropriations and funding from the Inflation Reduction Act.
The withdrawal program is one step that the IRS is taking to help small businesses that may have filed an ineligible claim while also cracking down on unscrupulous promoters.
The pilot program for the 2024 filing season will let individuals file returns directly with the IRS, with strict limits on eligibility, covering only taxpayers with relatively simple returns.
The IRS said the increase in the projected tax gap is due to growth projected increases in nonfiling and underreporting of individual income tax, along with underreporting of self-employment tax.
Qualifying individual and businesses have until Oct. 7, 2024, to file certain federal returns, make tax payments, and perform other time-sensitive, tax-related actions, according to an IRS notice.
Proposed regulations would update existing procedures to reflect online and other electronic forms of bidding and payment.
The Social Security Administration announced an increased maximum amount of wages subject to Social Security tax in 2024 to $168,600 and a 3.2% cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security benefits for 2024.