Internal Revenue Service November 28, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Dollar-Value LIFO Regulations: Inventory Price Index Computation (IPIC) Method Pools
Document Number: 2016-28375
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-28
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations that relate to the establishment of dollar-value last-in, first-out (LIFO) inventory pools by certain taxpayers that use the inventory price index computation (IPIC) pooling method. The proposed regulations provide rules regarding the proper pooling of manufactured or processed goods and wholesale or retail (resale) goods. The proposed regulations would affect taxpayers who use the IPIC pooling method and whose inventory for a trade or business consists of manufactured or processed goods and resale goods.