Daily Tax Update - November 26, 2013: IRS Issues Net Investment Income Regulations

IRS ISSUES NET INVESTMENT INCOME REGULATIONS:  Today, the IRS issued regulations under section 1411 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). These regulations provide guidance on the general application of the Net Investment Income Tax and the computation of Net Investment Income. The regulations affect individuals, estates, and trusts whose incomes meet certain income thresholds.

The regulations can be accessed via: [TD 9644].pdf & [REG-130843-13].pdf

MISCELLANEOUS GUIDANCE RELEASED:

Revenue Ruling 2013-27 holds that a covered entity must include in gross income amounts it collects from policyholders to offset the cost of the annual fee imposed under section 9010 of the Affordable Care Act.   A covered entity generally is an entity engaged in the business of providing health insurance that provides health insurance for a United States health risk.

Notice 2013-76 provides guidance on the health insurance providers fee related to (1) the time and manner for submitting Form 8963, “Report of Health Insurance Provider Information,” (2) the time and manner for notifying covered entities of their preliminary fee calculation, (3) the time and manner for submitting a corrected Form 8963 for the error correction process, and (4) the time for notifying covered entities of their final fee calculation.