Follow professionals from KPMG's Tax Dispute Resolution Network, as they reveal the latest insights and hot topics in the world of tax controversies and outline what tax professionals need to know in order to prevent disputes before they arise and resolve challenges by tax authorities.
Taxpayer First Act
This episode highlights noteworthy provisions in last year’s Taxpayer First Act. Of the law’s nearly 50 provisions, the three mandates that require the IRS’s immediate attention are customer service, training, and organizational restructuring.
Nonresident State Income Tax Withholding – Where are we and what is next?
Scott Schapiro, of the KPMG's Employment Tax practice, highlights the challenges for multistate employers and their third-party providers to proactively manage the compliance issues associated with domestic, state-to-state, and short-term travel of their globally mobile workforce.
Ninth Circuit Vitiates Common Law Mailbox Rule
Greg Armstrong of the KPMG's Washington National Tax practice, discusses the Ninth Circuit's Baldwin v. United States ruling that the taxpayers could not rely on the common-law mailbox rule to argue their refund claim was timely.
Wayfair and the corporate income tax
Shirley Sicilian, KPMG's National Director for State and Local Tax Controversy, considers how the Wayfair decision's nexus analysis may have implications for corporate income tax.
The U.K.'s proposed digital services tax
Her Majesty's Treasury proposes to place a direct 2 percent tax on revenues derived from British users' creation of value for digital services businesses.
Charitable Conservation Easement Program Integrity Act of 2019
Any taxpayer who has or intends to take a deduction for a conservation easement needs to be aware that this deduction has faced ever increasing scrutiny from the IRS.