Tangible Property Regulations – IRS Considering Filing Relief


The 2014 tax season is underway and CPAs and tax professionals are knee deep in the implementation of the final Tangible Property Regulations (TPRs). Tax practitioners have expressed frustration regarding the overly burdensome filing requirements of the new TPRs. The number one question KBKG is asked is whether change #184 is really necessary for every … Read More

Dispositions of Tangible Property – IRS Restricts use of Discount Value Approach


In August, the IRS issued final regulations on dispositions of tangible depreciable property under Sec. 168 (T.D. 9689) that are generally effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2014. Taxpayers can realize significant benefits from these regulations by identifying building components that have been replaced or demolished in current or prior years. … Read More

IRS Releases R.P. 2014-54; Extends Deadline To Claim Retirement Loss Deductions!


On September 18, the IRS released an advanced copy of Rev. Proc. 2014-54, which provides guidance on certain changes in method of accounting for dispositions of tangible depreciable property. One of the most notable changes in this 93-page document is that the time for making a late partial disposition election has been extended for one … Read More

The Tangible Property Repair Regulations Webinar Q&A


The Repair Regulations or the Tangible Property Regulations are rules issued by the IRS with regards to the deduction and capitalization of expenditures related to tangible property. The Repair Regulations are applicable to businesses that acquire, produce, replace or improve tangible property. Application of the new Repair Regulations requires an in-depth understanding of various tax … Read More

Rev. Proc. 2014-16 – IRS releases procedural guidance to implement Final Repair Regulations


The IRS recently released Revenue Procedure 2014-16, providing the procedural rules taxpayers follow to make “automatic” accounting method changes under the Final Repair Regulations. This revenue procedure modifies Rev. Proc. 2011-14 and supersedes Rev. Proc. 2012-19 regarding certain changes for amounts paid to acquire, produce, or improve tangible property. IRS PROCEDURE 2014-16 The automatic accounting … Read More

Case Study: Retirement of Building Components


The Final Repair Regulations clarified the rules related to whether a building expenditure is a capital improvement or can be a repair expense. However, one of the most significant rules that has changed under these Regs is in regards to the disposition of structural components of buildings. In the past, when a taxpayer renovated an … Read More

Repair Regulations and Retirement of Structural Components


The Retirement of Structural Components and a Repair Regulations study can provide a significant tax savings. We are ready to identify and claim your missed deductions and help you conform to the new Repair Regulations. A summary of the new Repair Regulations rules and a case study from our last webinar: §Dispositions of MACRS Property … Read More

2014 Final Repair Regulations and Tangible Property Regulations.


Summary of the Repair Regulations and Tangible Property Regulations by Gian Pazzia ASCSP, Shareholder of KBKG, President of ASCSP. Summary of major changes General Asset Account Election issue addressed – do not have to elect GAA treatment to forgo loss upon retirement of structural component. De minimis Rule Change – eliminated the ceiling! Amounts less … Read More