Wednesday, January 20, 2016

IRS TPR Webinar - Liveblogging

The Service presenter just confirmed that if a taxpayer qualifies to use Rev. Proc. 2015-20 and did nothing, they will be presumed to have elected into its provisions.This isn't the worst case scenario, since the presumption would presumably be rebuttable. It just means that the taxpayer will have to pay for additional factual development to demonstrate that not only that it did nothing, but that it has not changed its methods of accounting if it wants to make a covered method change and take into account pre-2014 amounts in its section 481(a) adjustment.

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