AICPA to Testify at IRS Hearing on Proposed Regulations for Centralized Partnership Audit Regime

Michael Greenwald, CPA, chair of the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) Partnership Tax Technical Resource Panel, will testify on Monday, September 18 at an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) hearing on the regulations that were proposed earlier this year to implement the Centralized Partnership Audit Regime.

The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 am ET at the IRS, 1111 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Greenwald, a partner at Friedman LLP, will discuss the AICPA’s recommendations and concerns about the “push-out” process for tiered partnership structures, the impact on partner capital accounts and basis, the process for designating the Partnership Representative and allowing an audited partnership access to the IRS Office of Appeals.

The AICPA’s testimony will be available at 10:00 am ET on September 18 from Shirley Twillman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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