Internal Revenue Service June 23, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Qualified Transportation Fringe, Transportation and Commuting Expenses under Section 274
Document Number: 2020-13506
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury
This document contains proposed regulations to implement legislative changes to section 274 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017. Specifically, the proposed regulations address the elimination of the deduction under section 274 for expenses related to certain transportation and commuting benefits provided by employers to their employees in taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017. The proposed regulations provide guidance to determine the amount of such expenses that is nondeductible and apply certain exceptions under section 274(e) that may allow such expenses to be deductible. These proposed regulations affect taxpayers who pay or incur such expenses.