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MoFo New York Tax Insights - Volume 5, Issue 2 - February 2014

In This Issue: Governor Cuomo Releases Ambitious 2014-15 Executive Budget; Third Department Holds Transfer of Condemned Property Did Not Occur Until After Gains Tax Was Repealed; Trial Court Upholds Constitutionality...more

The Financial Report - Volume 2, No. 22 • December 12, 2013 (Global)

OSC to hold derivatives reporting seminar. The Ontario Securities Commission announced that it will hold a seminar on January 15, 2014, on the reporting requirements under the new Derivatives Trade Repositories and...more

International Tax News - December 2013

CAYMAN ISLANDS AND US SIGN FATCA AGREEMENT - The United States and the Cayman Islands have signed a so-called Model 1 intergovernmental agreement. The IGA is the first step in bring the Cayman fund industry...more

State + Local Tax Insights -- Fall 2013

In This Issue: “Occasional Sales” and Single Sales Factor Apportionment in California; Upcoming Speaking Engagements; State Taxation of Financial Institutions; Applying the True Object Test to Determine the Taxability...more

Does A Radio Station Have Goodwill?

A recent Claims Court case addressed whether a radio station's assets include goodwill....more

United Kingdom: TV and Animation Cultural Test Finalised

The UK Government has published The Cultural Test (Television Programmes) Regulations 2013 (the “Regulations“) which will come into force on 13 August 2013....more

Corporate & Tax E-Note - June 27, 2013

In This Issue: - Secrecy Provision of JOBS Act Boosts IPO Pipeline - SEC Chair Says Companies Will Soon Have to Admit Wrongdoing - SBA Revises Standards Determining Small Business Sizes - Group Announces...more

Internet Fundraising for Tax-Exempt Organizations

The IRS recently released an Information Letter, written in response to a congressman’s inquiry about an unidentified charity’s unidentified practices, confirming that Section 501(c)(3) organizations may use the internet to...more

IRS Capitalized Legal Fees Incurred by Pharmaceutical Company

In a recently released Field Attorney Advice, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Office of Chief Counsel concluded that a pharmaceutical company must capitalize legal fees incurred to obtain Food and Drug Administration...more

Raising Funds for Nonprofits: Key Legal Issues, Common Pitfalls & New Intellectual Property Concerns

In this presentation: *Charitable Solicitation: - Charitable Solicitation Regulatory Overview - Legal Considerations for the Charity’s Own Fundraising - Working with Professional...more

Attorney General Prevails In Lawsuit Against Income Tax Preparation Company

The Attorney General brought a lawsuit against an income tax preparation business alleging violations of state and federal lending, consumer protection, unfair competition, and false advertising laws. The court of appeal...more

VODAFONE case and constitutionality of Finance Bill 2012

Validity of a clause in a Finance Bill containing a validation clause that seeks to negate the effect of an Apex court judgment that would otherwise operate in favor of VODAFONE by declaring that the concerned judgment shall...more

A Terms of Trade Primer - Part 8 (Producer Fees/Overhead, Tax Credits, Audit Rights)

This is the eight (and final) installment in our series about the new Terms of Trade applicable to the English-language Canadian private broadcasting industry (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7). This...more

Bad Debts are Deductible for Pennsylvania Gross Receipts Tax Purposes - Provided Proper Documentation is Available

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue recently issued Corporation Tax Bulletin 2011-02. The Bulletin provides some general guidance on the accounting method that must be used for computing the gross receipt taxes that...more

MoFo State & Local Tax Insights

In this issue: Honey, I Shrunk the Dormancy Periods!; No Solicitation: Sales Tax Nexus, the Amazon Law, and the Perils of Affiliate Advertising; and California Adopts Regulation Prescribing Sales and Use Tax Audit...more

Wikileaks Expose Interests IRS

Rudolf Elmer, a former employee of Julius Baer Bank in the Cayman Islands said he handed over to Julius Assange, the founder of Wikileaks documents containing the names and details of 2,000 people and companies who may have...more

Italy is Enforcing Tax on On-line Gaming winnings

Will the Italian enforcement efforts to force reporting of on-line gaming winnings be implemented in the U.S.? How will the sites adapt to the reporting requirements? The following article is of interest on these...more

New Federal Regulation of Tax Resolution, Tax Negotiation and Tax Settlement Services: FTC Telemarketing Sales Rule

Background: How did we get here? - FTC Background – History Debt Relief Services Enforcement; Debt Settlement Workshop; Debt Relief Services Rulemaking; – Telemarketing Sales Rule; Amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule;...more

Sutherland Salt Shaker- Vol. 1 No. 9- September 2010

IN THIS ISSUE: Oregon Court Holds That Internet Access Services Are Not Telecommunications, Are Protected by the Internet Tax Freedom Act; Fair or Unfair? Main Street Fairness Act Faces Opposition; Oregon Tax Court Strikes...more

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