Category Archives: Tax

The Biggest Tax Laws of the Last 50 Years

This week I was asked for a list of the major U.S. tax laws since 1975.  Of course it’s debatable what counts as “major,” but the Tax Policy Center provided a credible list of Major Enacted Tax Legislation 1940-Present, with … Continue reading

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Tax advice for private foundations

If you have a question about the rules governing private foundations, check out Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance by Bruce Hopkins and/or BNA Tax Management Portfolios 473, 474, and 876 through 880.  Odds are good you’ll find your answer in one … Continue reading

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How to look up IRS attorneys by Code section

When you have a tough tax question, it’s great to be able to talk to the IRS attorney who works on the key Code section or Reg.    You can find that person (and his or her direct phone number) using Chart 5425 from … Continue reading

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Two more commercial tax form vendors

I added Checkpoint e-Forms and BNA Interactive Forms to the list of commercial sources in the Tax Forms entry.

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A Tale of Two Tax Legislative History Sections

I discovered “Legislative History” sections in both the Tax entry and the Internal Revenue Code entry.   Oops.  I combined the information, put it all in the Internal Revenue Code entry and added cross-references from Tax and Federal Legislative History.

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