Earlier this week, the IRS issued long-awaited proposed regulations under Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Our colleagues at Covington’s Tax Reporting & Withholding Blog published a comprehensive summary and analysis of the proposed regulations.  As you will see, the proposed regulations fell short of proposing workable solutions for public companies wrestling with the changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and would pull in new categories of companies that were not previously subject to the Section 162(m) limitation on deductible executive compensation.  Please visit the Tax Reporting & Withholding Blog for more information.