Actions on Decisions (AOD)
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An Action on Decision (AOD) is a formal memorandum prepared by the IRS Office of Chief Counsel that announces the future litigation position the IRS will take with regard to the court decision addressed by the AOD.

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2017-04 Scott Singer Installations, Inc. v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2016-161 Acquiescence in result only as to whether Taxpayer’s payment of personal expenses on behalf of its sole shareholder-corporate officer constitutes wages subject to Federal employment taxes. 04/12/2017
2016-02 Voss v. Commissioner, 796 F.3d 1051 (9th Cir. 2015), rev’g Sophy v. Commissioner, 138 T.C. 204 (2012) Acquiescence relating to the holding that the section 163(h)(3) limitations apply on a per taxpayer basis, allowing each taxpayer to deduct interest on mortgage indebtedness of up to $1.1 million. 08/01/2016
1998-08 Fluor v. U.S., 126 F.3d 1397 (Fed. Cir. 1997). Although the Service agrees with the Federal Circuit's holding that an underpayment of tax that is eliminated by the carryback of excess foreign tax credits from a later year remains due and unp 03/03/2000
1999-02 Larotonda v. Commissioner, AOD CC-1998-010. An action on decision stating that the Service will not acquiescence to the Court's conclusion in Larotonda. Recent legislation warrants the withdrawing of this AOD. The statutory provision effe 03/03/2000
1997-06 Risman v. Commissioner, 100 T.C. 1991 (1993) (T.C. # 11429-91). AOD reflects the Service's continued disagreement with the factual finding that the taxpayer made a deposit, not a payment of tax, when the remitted a check with a request for extension of time 03/03/2000
2011-06 Ronald A. Mayo and Leslie A. Mayo v. Comm., 136 T.C. 81 (2011) Are expenses incurred by a taxpayer in the trade or business of gambling “losses from wagering transactions” subject to the limitation on deductions in Sec. 165(d) of the I.R.C? 12/20/2011
2004-05 Diane Fernandez v. Comm., 114 T. C. 324 (2000) Docket No. 16710-99. This Action of Decision reflects the Service's acquiescence in results only as to whether the Tax Court has jurisdiction, under I. R. C. Sec. 6015(e) in a case involving an under 08/30/2004
2007-03 Snider v. U.S.; Turley v. U.S., 468 F.3d 500 (8th Cir. 2006). Issues relating to a special agent's disclosure of the identity of a taxpayer under investigation to a third-party witness. RELEASE DATE: July 25, 2007 07/23/2007
1997-08 May Department Stores Co. v. United States, 36 Fed. Cl. 680. May Department Stores Co. v. United States, 36 Fed. Cl. 680 (Ct. Fed. Cls. 1996). AOD reflects the Service's agreement that, if a taxpayer elects to have overpayments of tax reported on a timely 03/03/2000
2015-01 Gracia v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2004-147, Estate of Martinez v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2004-150, Mirarchi v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2004-148, Price v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2004-149 Nonacquiescence regarding the holding that a general partner who was not in bankruptcy individually may exclude under section 108(a) partnership debt cancelled in a title 11 case of the partnership. 01/01/1900
2015-02 Morehouse v. Commissioner, 769 F.3d 616 (8th Cir. 2014) rev'g 140 T.C. 350 (2013) Nonacquiescence relating to the court’s holding that conservation reserve program payments constituted rentals from real estate for purposes of section 1402(a)(1) and are't subject to selfemployment t 09/23/2015
2016-01 Cosentino v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2014-186 Nonacquiescence relating to the holding that an amount the taxpayers received, to settle a claim that they incurred additional income tax liability because of the tax professional's advice that they e 04/01/2016
2014-01 Dixon v. Commissioner, 141 T.C. No. 3 (2013) Nonacquiescence relating to whether the Service is obligated to honor an employer’s designation of delinquent employment tax payments toward a specific employee’s income tax liability. 01/01/1900
2017-07 Carol A. and Roy E. Stanley v. United States W.D. Ark. No:5:14-cv-5236 (2015) Nonacquiescence to holdings that mere possession of stock certificate constitutes ownership, and work performed in a rental real estate activity may constitute work in other activities under § 469. 10/31/2017
2017-06 Estate of George H. Bartell, Jr. v. Commissioner, 147 T.C 140 (2016) Nonacquiescence to the holding that a like-kind exchange qualifies under § 1031 even though the taxpayer acquired the benefits and burdens of ownership of the replacement property before the exchange.
2017-01 Burnett Ranches, Ltd v. United States, 753 F.3d 143 (5th Cir. 2014), aff’g 113 A.F.T.R.2d (RIA) 2014-2178 (N.D. Tex. 2012) Nonacquiescence to the holding that a limited partnership was not a farming syndicate because the sole shareholder of a limited partner S Corporation actively participated in the farming business. 02/13/2017
2017-05 Yosef A. Tsehay v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2016-200 Nonacquiescence to the holding that a taxpayer whose filing status is married filing separately is entitled to an earned income tax credit.
2016-03 Giant Eagle, Inc. v. Commissioner, 822 F.3d 666 (3rd Cir. 2016), rev’g T.C. Memo 2014-146 Nonacquiescence to the holding that all events fixing a liability for federal income tax purposes occur when discount fuel purchase coupons are issued to a customer for retail grocery purchases. 10/05/2016
2017-02 Stine, LLC v. United States, No. 13-03224, 2015 WL 403146 (W.D. La. Jan. 27, 2015) Nonacquiescence to the holding that buildings built to operate as retail stores are placed in service for depreciation purposes when substantially completed to house and secure racks, shelving and mer 04/12/2017
2017-03 Shea Homes, Inc. and Subs. v. Commissioner, 834 F.3d 1061 (9th Cir. 2016), aff’g 142 T.C. 60 (2014) Nonacquiescence to the holding that, under the completed contract method of accounting, taxpayer completed a home construction contract when it incurred 95 percent of the estimated cost of constructin 04/12/2017
2000-06 Diane Fernandez v. Commissioner, 114 T. C. No 21. Reflects the Service's acquiescence in the court's conclusion holding that when a taxpayer makes a requisite election under sections 6015(b) and/or (c) along with its request under section 6015(f), 09/25/2000
2001-03 Farmland Industries, Inc. v. Comm., T.C. Memo. 1999-388 T.C. Reflects the Service's acquiescence in the Court's conclusion that held that each corporation was formed, operated, and sold to facilitate the petitioner's petroleum business. Because a sufficie 03/27/2001
2002-03 Ridge and Marjory Harlan v. Comm., 116 T.C. 31 (2001) Reflects the Service''s acquiescence in the Court''s conclusion that held that in determining the applicability of the 6-year period of limitations provided by section 6501(e)(1)(A), second-tier 03/05/2002
1999-08 Hospital Corp. of America and Subsidiaries v. Comm, 109 T.C. 21. Reflects the Service's acquiescence in the Court's conclusion, to the extent, that the Tax Court held that the term "tangible personal property," as defined under a pre-1981 ITC analysis, has con 03/03/2000
1998-05 McCormick v. Peterson, CV93-2157 (E.D>N.Y. 1993). Reflects the Service's agreement with the district court's ruling that adding the words "under protest" to the signature of a tax return without otherwise modifying the words of the jurat doe 03/03/2000

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