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United States v. Estate of Dean R. Danielson, No. 2:19-cv-00496 (21 October 2020) Estate Is Liable for $6.4 Million in FBAR Penalties

IR-2020-240 (22 October 2020) IRS Releases Draft Form 1065 Instructions on Partner Tax Basis Capital Reporting

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Draft Instructions -- 2020 Schedule K-1 to Form 1041
Draft Instructions explain the application of final regulations on the excess deductions on termination of an estate or trust (TD 9918).

Joint Letter to IRS Supporting Permanent Extension of Remote Notarization Rules
Letter to Treasury officials from seventeen organizations expresses support for the continuation on a permanent basis of the temporary relief from the physical presence requirement for retirement plan spousal consent in IRS Notice 2020-42.

Fact Sheet: 2021 Social Security Changes
Cost of living adjustments for 2021.

Closing a Business -- IRS
The IRS has launched this redesigned webpage to help business owners navigate federal tax steps when closing a business. The information includes what forms to file and how to report revenue received in the final year of business and expenses incurred before closure.

Frequently Asked Questions by Guardians About the COVID-19 Pandemic -- NGA
From the National Guardianship Association, the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging and the National Center for State Courts, this publication compiles answers to questions frequently asked by guardians.

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