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IRS To EOs: We Can’t Help

Posted in IRS Filings

Every January, the IRS releases a series of revenue procedures detailing how organizations can obtain private letter rulings and determinations and listing issues on which the IRS will not rule during the coming year.  This year’s procedures make clear that tax-exempt organizations will no longer be able to receive a ruling or any comfort from… Continue Reading

A Full Plate for the IRS: IRS Releases 2012 Exempt Organizations 2012 Annual Report and 2013 Workplan

Posted in IRS Filings

At the end of January, 2013, the IRS Exempt Organizations Group (“EO”) released its annual report, highlighting EO’s 2012 accomplishments and outlining its priorities for 2013.  This year’s report was significantly more detailed and informative than last year’s report and workplan.  Some accomplishments and priorities of interest are described below, with something for nearly everyone… Continue Reading

IRS and Treasury Release Annual Priority Guidance Plan

Posted in Healthcare Organizations, IRS Filings, Private Foundations

The IRS and Treasury Department have released their annual Priority Guidance Plan (the “Plan”) for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.  The 35-page Plan is available here and includes thirteen projects directly related to Exempt Organizations.  At least five other projects, such as final regulations under Section 170 regarding charitable contributions and guidance on Section 403(b) plans,… Continue Reading

Treasury Releases its Priority Plan and the Form 990 Implementation Regulations

Posted in IRS Filings

Treasury just released the 2011–2012 Priority Guidance Plan. The Plan lists 317 projects that are priorities for Treasury resources through June 2012. Included in these projects are 13 projects directly related to Exempt Organizations. Many of the other projects such as the 66 employee benefits, executive compensation and employment taxes may affect Exempt Organizations.