Podcast: IRA & CHIPS excise tax

This fourth installment in our series on the new IRA and CHIPS legislation covers accounting for the new excise tax.

John Barbagallo

John Barbagallo

Managing Director, Dept. of Professional Practice, KPMG US

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Ashby Corum

Ashby Corum

Partner, Washington National Tax, KPMG US

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Matt Drucker

Matt Drucker

Partner, Dept. of Professional Practice, KPMG US

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Podcast overview

Ashby Corum, KPMG Washington National Tax partner, and Matt Drucker, KPMG Department of Professional Practice partner, join host John Barbagallo in another installment of our podcast series on the accounting implications of the recently enacted IRA and CHIPS legislation – with a focus on accounting for the new excise tax. 


  • All companies conducting share repurchases subject to the new excise tax created by the Inflation Reduction Act.

Relevant dates

  • The new excise tax applies to relevant share repurchases after December 31, 2022.

Podcast contents

  • 00:30 - Introduction
  • 00:55 - Excise tax overview & applicability
  • 01:50 - Transactions covered by the excise tax
  • 02:55 - Whether the excise tax is an income tax
  • 03:25 - Excise tax accounting model
  • 05:25 - Accounting for stock issuances after stock repurchases
  • 06:55 - Accounting for stock repurchases after stock issuances