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Bill on Bankruptcy: Big Time Lawyers Pricing Themselves Out
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Delaware Garners Almost All Big Chapter 11s
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Shows Need for Amending Bankruptcy Law
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Unprecedented Actions by Two District Judges
Shareholders of financially troubled S corporations may now be able to avoid the flow-through of taxes when the S corporation or its subsidiary files bankruptcy. ...more
The federal bank regulators recently issued additional guidance on intercompany income tax allocation agreements between holding companies and their depository institution subsidiaries. Intended to clarify the ownership of...more
The New Jersey Supreme Court, in In re: Princeton Office Park, L.P. v. Plymouth Park Tax Services, LLC, determined that under the Tax Sale Law, N.J.S.A. §§ 54:5-1 to -137, a purchaser of a tax sale certificate acquires a tax...more
Can a foreign person exclude foreign-situs assets in determining insolvency exception to cancellation of indebtedness income?
With the worldwide global default rate on corporate debt continuing to rise, a taxpayer’s...more
This Ag Alert identifies three growing legal developments in agricultural finance that emerged in 2013 and what to expect and be aware of in 2014....more
Effective July 1, 2013, Connecticut passed a new law providing that the state must refuse to issue or renew a sales tax permit to any person or entity that owes taxes to the state until the taxes are paid or satisfactory...more
Effective July 1, 2013, Connecticut passed a new law providing that the State must refuse to issue or renew a sales tax permit to any person or entity that owes taxes to the state until the taxes are paid or satisfactory...more
In re Majestic Star Casino, LLC, F.3d 736 (3rd Cir. 2013), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit broke from other courts by holding that S corporation status (or "qualified subchapter S subsidiary" or "QSub" status)...more
Business Bankruptcies Continue to Decline
by Joel R. Glucksman on August 13, 2013
Americans have been inundated as of late with news relating to several high-profile
business bankruptcies, suggesting that more...more
A business experiencing financial difficulty will typically be forced to allocate its scarce resources toward payment of only some of its creditors. In that process, it is important to keep in mind that for some types of...more
Welcome to the first edition of a series of quarterly updates from Reed Smith on California state tax developments. Every quarter, we will bring you legal updates and provide some insight on what taxpayers are facing in...more
If a taxpayer who has borrowed money from bank defaults on repayment and does not repay the bank, the taxpayer will have cancellation of indebtedness income to the extent that the amount due the lender exceeds the value of...more
In This Issue:
House Ways & Means Committee Proposal Would Require Mark-to-Market for Derivatives and Modify Certain Other Tax Rules; After Months of Anticipation, Final FATCA Regulations Released; Congress Considers...more
A recent decision out of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York has brought greater certainty to the interpretation of what qualifies as an “interest” when determining the scope of a Section 363(f) “free...more
In a recent decision, the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York broadly interpreted the meaning of “interest” in the context of determining the scope of a sale free and clear of “liens,...more
In this issue:
- Delivered by Independent Contractors, Undelivered by P.L. 86-272: Order Fulfillment Activities Subject Out-of-State Seller to New York Corporation Franchise Tax
- Everything’s Bigger in Texas,...more
One benefit of conducting business through a corporation, limited liability company or other limited liability entity is the “shield” from personal liability that these entities generally afford stockholders, directors and...more
The Sixth Circuit: Severance, NOT Subject to FICA.
Last month, the Sixth Circuit affirmed a Michigan Bankruptcy Court and District Court order approving a corporate taxpayer's request for refund of FICA (Federal...more
In This Issue:
- TRIBAL CASINO BANKRUPTCIES – THE TRAIN IS LEAVING THE STATION by Dennis J. Whittlesey:
There long has been a legal debate as to whether businesses owned and operated by Indian tribes could either...more
Borrowers who file a bankruptcy petition are always looking for creative new challenges to claims asserted by their bank creditors. In recent years, debtors have argued that a bank’s issuance of an Internal Revenue Code form...more
The IRS is planning on sending out letters (“Letters”) over the next few months to several hundred issuers who have experienced covenant or payment defaults from 2007 to the present. The Letters remind issuers of their tax...more
Companies that are facing seemingly insurmountable financial difficulties can often turn to chapter 11 for relief. Some of the key advantages of filing chapter 11 to successfully resolve a company’s financial woes...more
Today, Scarinci Hollenbeck’s Tuesday YouTube video post is of Partner Mark K. Follender, Chair of the Tax Appeal Group. In this video, Mr. Follender discusses the important question, “Are you Overassessed?”
With the April...more
The recent stories about certain celebrities who won or lost large sums in Hollywood big games raised some interesting issues. In one story a trustee in bankruptcy has brought “claw back” actions against players who won very...more
Business owners who are behind on paying their payroll taxes may find themselves in a big mess. The IRS requires employers to withhold money from their employees’ paychecks that those employees owe or will owe the government...more
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