Department of Treasury January 13, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Sales-Based Royalties and Vendor Allowances
Document Number: 2014-00327
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-01-13
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final regulations relating to the capitalization and allocation of royalties that are incurred only upon the sale of property produced or property acquired for resale (sales- based royalties). This document also contains final regulations relating to adjusting inventory costs for a type of an allowance, discount, or price rebate earned on the sale of merchandise (sales- based vendor chargebacks). These regulations modify the simplified production method and the simplified resale method of allocating capitalized costs between ending inventory and cost of goods sold. These regulations affect taxpayers that incur capitalizable sales-based royalties or earn sales-based vendor chargebacks.