Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Highlights Federal Tax Law Developments During 2022

What: Several significant pieces of tax legislation managed to get enacted in 2022. In addition, the IRS is gearing up expand taxpayer services, upgrade technology, and improve enforcement thanks to significantly increased IRS funding. The year also saw the regular assortment of developments from IRS guidance and judicial decisions.

Why: Wolters Kluwer has prepared a tax briefing summarizing some of the key tax developments for the year.

  • Some of the significant 2022 tax developments include:
  • Enactment of the Inflation Reduction Act with significant tax provisions related to clean energy and a significant increase in IRS funding
  • Enactment of SECURE 2.0 as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 making a large number of changes to tax-favored retirement provisions
  • The IRS expanding its hiring to improve taxpayer services and clean-up its processing back-log in the short term and upgrade its technology and enforcement activities in the longer term
  • The IRS issued frequent guidance related to enacted legislation and other tax developments, with some increased focus on proposed and final regulations as the IRS faces judicial pressures to increase compliance with the notice and comment requirements of the Administrative Procedures Act
  • A variety of other legislation and Administration developments impacting taxes
  • Developments continued at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on a global minimum tax and global taxation based on where customers are located rather than where corporate facilities are located

Who: Tax expert Mark Luscombe, JD, LL.M, CPA, Principal Federal Tax Analyst, for Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, can help discuss these 2022 tax developments.

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