Department of Treasury August 5, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Effect of Section 67(g) on Trusts and Estates; Hearing Cancellation
Document Number: 2020-17126
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document cancels a public hearing on proposed regulations that proposed regulations clarifying that certain deductions allowed to an estate or nongrantor trust are not miscellaneous itemized deductions and thus are not affected by the suspension of the deductibility of miscellaneous itemized deductions for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017 and before January 1, 2026. The proposed regulations also provide guidance on determining the character, amount, and allocation of deductions in excess of gross income succeeded to by a beneficiary on the termination of an estate or non-grantor trust.
Small Business Taxpayer Exceptions Under Sections 263A, 448, 460 and 471
Document Number: 2020-16364
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations to implement legislative changes to sections 263A, 448, 460, and 471 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) that simplify the application of those tax accounting provisions for certain businesses having average annual gross receipts that do not exceed $25,000,000, adjusted for inflation. This document also contains proposed regulations regarding certain special accounting rules for long-term contracts under section 460 to implement legislative changes applicable to corporate taxpayers. The proposed regulations generally affect taxpayers with average annual gross receipts of not more than $25 million (adjusted for inflation). Additionally, this document contains a request for comments regarding the application of section 460 (or other special methods of accounting) to a contract with income that is accounted for in part under section 460 (or other special method) and in part under section 451.