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TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS: NAVIGATING THE EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION EXCISE TAX

Section 4960 of the Internal Revenue Code imposes a 21% excise tax on remuneration in excess of $1 million as well as excess “parachute payments” paid by applicable tax-exempt organizations (ATEOs) or their related entities to any “covered employee.” Tax-exempt employers that compensate their executives over $1 million per year or that pay separation-related compensation Read More…

IRS ADMITS “SYSTEMIC” PROBLEM: ERRONEOUS UNPAID TAX NOTICES BEING SENT

On Wednesday, July 27th, the Internal Revenue Service acknowledged that some tax payments made for 2021 tax returns had not been correctly applied to joint taxpayer’s accounts, and these taxpayers were receiving erroneous balance due notices (CP-14 notices), or notices showing the incorrect amount. Generally, the misapplied payments were made by the spouse (second taxpayer Read More…

IRS MID-YEAR CHANGE TO STANDARD MILEAGE RATE

Effective July 1 through December 31, 2022, the standard mileage rate for the business use of employees’ vehicles will be 62.5 cents per mile – the highest rate the IRS has ever published—up 4 cents from the 58.5 cents per mile rate effective for the first six months of the year. The new rate for Read More…

TAXATION OF EMPLOYEES’ PERSONAL USE OF COMPANY VEHICLES SIMPLIFIED BY NEW IRS REGULATIONS

Personal use of a company vehicle generally results in taxable wages for the employee. But sorting out the amount to tax can be confusing. The following provides a high-level summary of the Internal Revenue Services’ (IRS) current rules for taxing employees for their personal use of a company vehicle.[1] The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Read More…

UPDATED FEDERAL FORM W-4 WILL BE AVAILABLE

The IRS recently issued a revised Draft Form W-4 (Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate). The final version will be released in November 2019. This form is not applicable until January 1, 2020. The form was revised to reflect more accurately, the changes in the tax code due to the enactment of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Read More…