Evan Migdail

Evan Migdail

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International Tax News - September 2014

BASE EROSION PROFIT SHIFTING PROJECT RECOMMENDATIONS TO COMBAT TAX AVOIDANCE BY MULTINATIONALS - At the request of the G20 Leaders, the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) has been considering...more

9/25/2014 - BEPS Corporate Taxes G20 Income Taxes International Tax Issues Multinationals Tax Evasion

New Treasury rulemaking aims to curb advantages of inversion - will this affect your deal?

Yesterday, following a summer during which a number of major American companies announced plans to invert (i.e., shift their tax domiciles overseas following cross-border mergers), the US Treasury Department issued a notice...more

9/24/2014 - Corporate Taxes Cross-Border Domicile International Tax Issues Inversion Mergers

Major changes ahead as Congress takes on the highway trust fund crisis – and looks to comprehensive tax reform

Over the next two weeks as Congress prepares for its long summer recess, major decisions will be made affecting the legislative tax agenda for the rest of this session of Congress and, in the case of tax reform, for...more

7/16/2014 - Highways Infrastructure Legislative Agendas Legislative Committees Public Projects Tax Reform

The Camp US tax reform proposal: what’s inside?

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Michigan) this week introduced a draft of the most comprehensive reform of the Internal Revenue Code in decades. The key principles in the draft are: (1) a...more

3/3/2014 - Charitable Donations Energy Tax Incentives Income Taxes Tax Deductions Tax Reform

Camp unveils major tax reform plan

Yesterday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Michigan) unveiled his comprehensive tax reform proposal. Released as draft legislation, the Camp proposal calls for the most fundamental reform of the tax code...more

2/27/2014 - Corporate Taxes Income Taxes International Tax Issues Tax Reform

Camp proposal – most fundamental tax reform in nearly 30 years: coming soon

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) is on the verge of releasing a detailed proposal for comprehensive tax reform. The Camp proposal, which may be released in the form of a discussion draft and...more

2/20/2014 - Flat Tax Tax Reform

In the tax reform crosshairs: the advertising deduction

The tax deduction for advertising expenses has clearly become a target for Congressional tax reformers. Under current law, advertising costs are fully deductible as an ordinary business expense. Both the House and Senate Tax...more

12/5/2013 - Advertising Proposed Legislation Tax Deductions Tax Reform

Multinationals take note: Baucus releases US international tax reform proposal, welcomes stakeholder comments

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Montana) has released the first of a coming series of detailed tax reform proposals, this one on international tax. Today, Baucus also released proposals on tax...more

11/21/2013 - Income Taxes Multinationals Shareholders Tax Reform U.S. Treasury

Is Congress postponing the tax reform debate?

Although the chairmen of the tax writing committees, Representative Dave Camp (R-Michigan) and Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana), are thoroughly committed to enacting comprehensive tax reform and are devoting the considerable...more

11/18/2013 - Proposed Legislation Tax Reform Ways and Means Committee

Congressional budget talks – an opportunity to advance tax reform?

Taxes will be a major part of the budget discussions now under way in Washington. Is this an opening for comprehensive reform? Earlier this year, the House and Senate passed very different proposals for the federal...more

10/22/2013 - Debt Ceiling Federal Budget Political Debates Tax Reform

Events moving fast in Congress: the shape of things to come?

The next two days in Congress will be characterized by fast-moving developments on the government shutdown/debt ceiling issues. As of this morning the situation is as follows...more

10/16/2013 - Affordable Care Act Debt Ceiling Federal Budget Government Shutdown

As shutdown week 2 approaches, 4 subtle signs of a possible deal

Congressional sources indicate, however, that a deal might not come together politically until very close to the October 17 - 18 deadline at which Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has warned Congress that, absent additional...more

10/11/2013 - Affordable Care Act Continuing Resolution Debt Ceiling Federal Budget Government Shutdown Spending Cuts Tax Reform

Shutdown likely to drag on as issues grow more complicated

The federal government shutdown, now in its fourth day, appears likely to continue a while longer as the list of issues under discussion between the President and Congressional leaders, and within the Congress, becomes longer...more

10/4/2013 - Debt Ceiling Federal Budget Government Shutdown Tax Reform Ways and Means Committee

Seeking a consensus around comprehensive tax reform: the latest developments in Congress

Amid the intense dispute over federal spending and debt, the chairmen of the tax writing committees in the US Senate and the House of Representatives continue their efforts to build a consensus among their members for tax...more

10/1/2013 - Corporate Taxes Debt Ceiling Income Taxes International Tax Issues Tax Reform Ways and Means Committee

The state of comprehensive tax reform in Congress – a work in progress

Although the political world in Washington is focused almost entirely on the impending October 1 deadline for an agreement over spending for fiscal year 2014 and the mid-October deadline for the President’s requested increase...more

9/25/2013 - Legislative Agendas Proposed Legislation Tax Reform

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