There is nothing quite like returning from vacation to a once-in-31-years, nearly 500-page tax bill needing quick attention (and needing a neat, tidy incorporation into my existing tax publication totaling over 2000 print and digital pages). If that isn’t sufficient, patents, first-to-file, the AIA, and the subsequent case law are thrown in for good measure here in 2018.
A “Happy New Year” to all.
While publishers and information providers chase new technologies to rework or transform their capabilities, we learn that the IRS relies upon software applications in use during the Kennedy Administration.
Tip of the hat to ATR. (However, I wonder if this is as “bad” a thing as ATR believes.)
While Donna Reed raised her TV family, the IRS was using its still existing (2015) software
The Supreme Court’s February/March argument calendar includes the case of King v. Burwell on March 4. King centers on the issue of statutory authority for a federal health care exchange. For those who have used the exchange, received credits, or are otherwise impacted, it appears that another tax year has begun bearing the fruits of uncertainty.
2014 is here. 1984 is gone but lives on. The IRS tax season is about to begin and Obamacare has (sort of) gone into effect. And soon, the Corpus Juris Secundum yearly-updated Internal Revenue topic and volumes will be released in print and go live on WestlawNext. All is well.