The IRS has modified Rev. Proc. 2007-32, I.R.B. 2007-22, 1322, to provide that the term of a Gaming Industry Tip Compliance Agreement (GITCA) is generally five years, and the renewal term of a GITCA is extended from three years to a term of up to five years. A GITCA executed under Rev. Proc. 2003-35, 2003-1 CB 919 and Rev. Proc. 2007-32 will remain in effect until the expiration date set forth in that agreement, unless modified by the renewal of a GITCA under section 4.04 of Rev. Proc. 2007-32 (as modified by section 3 of this revenue procedure).
The modified provisions generally provide as follows:
- In general, a GITCA shall be for a term of five years. For new properties and properties that do not have a prior agreement with the IRS, however, the initial term of the agreement may be for a shorter period.
- A GITCA may be renewed for additional terms of up to five years, in accordance with Section IX of the model GITCA. Beginning not later than six months before the termination date of a GITCA, the IRS and the employer must begin discussions as to any appropriate revisions to the agreement, including any appropriate revisions to the tip rates described in Section VIII of the model GITCA. If the IRS and the employer have not reached final agreement on the terms and conditions of a renewal agreement, the parties may mutually agree to extend the existing agreement for an appropriate time to finalize and execute a renewal agreement.
This revenue procedure is effective November 23, 2020.