A Deep Dive into the 2021 IRS Form 5471 Schedule J

A Deep Dive into the 2021 IRS Form 5471 Schedule J

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A Deep Dive into the 2021 IRS Form 5471 Schedule J By Anthony Diosdi Schedule J of Form 5471 tracks the earnings and profits (“E&P”) of a controlled foreign corporation (“CFC”) in its functional currency. In most cases, special ordering rules under Section 959 of the Internal Revenue Code apply in determining how E&P is reported on Schedule J. For the 2021 tax year, Schedule J was revised. This article will take a deep dive into each column and line of 2021 Schedule J of the Form 5471. Who Must Complete the Form 5471 Schedule J Anyone preparing a Form 5471 knows that the return consists of many schedules. Schedule J is just one schedule of the Form 5471. Whether or not a CFC shareholder is required to complete Schedule…
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