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Nigeria’s fiscal operations adhere to the Federal System of Government. The government’s fiscal authority is based on a three-tiered tax structure divided between the Federal, State and Local Governments, with the Federal...more
President’s fiscal year 2014 budget contains numerous tax provisions -
President Barack Obama released his proposed budget for the government’s fiscal year 2014 on April 10, 2013, and, not surprisingly, the budget...more
The 2012 Form TD F 90-22.1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), is due June 30, 2013. An employee or officer who has signature or other authority over, or financial interest in, foreign financial accounts is...more
A host of regulatory and finance reforms have ushered in significant changes for health care entities, and likewise, for the boards that guide them. How can general counsel broach these changes with their boards and steer...more
On May 20, 2013, Cook County Use Tax returns are required to be filed for all businesses in Cook County, Illinois, and individuals in Cook County who owe such use tax for purchases made in April 2013 from sellers located...more
One of the most recognizable names in professional golf—although not the most winning name, having never won a major golf tournament—is Sergio Garcia. He is especially known for his tree shots, the latest of which was a...more
Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House is a weekly update that provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.
Governor’s Fourth and Fifth Vetoes of the Session Sustained - Last week,...more
Pennsylvania’s broad mining exemption from sales and use tax also includes an exemption for pollution-control devices that is less well known than the general exemption for mining equipment. The pollution-control exemption...more
A key policy goal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”) is the expansion of health insurance coverage to all Americans. The concepts of “minimum value” and its correlate “actuarial value” speak to the...more
Executive Summary: Congress has temporarily reinstated certain income tax advantages for donations of conservation easements. These advantageous provisions are scheduled to expire at the end of 2013....more
Recently, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law the Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit. The credit is to be used against the state income tax of a Maryland cybersecurity company. To be eligible for the...more
On May 8, 2013, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on the Oversight of Tax-Exempt Organizations held a hearing on the College and University Compliance Project Final Report (“Final Report”) issued by the IRS on April 25,...more
When a purchaser acquires substantially all the assets of a seller, the purchase agreement typically provides that the purchaser does not assume seller’s liabilities except to the limited extent specifically set forth...more
New requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are set to intensify state and federal governments' crackdown on worker misclassification....more
Various promoters have suggested to entrepreneurs that they use the assets in their 401(k) plans or IRAs to finance a new business. These programs are sometimes known by the acronym ROBS, or Rollovers as Business Start-ups....more
Jeff Tenenbaum discusses the IRS’ inappropriate flagging of conservative political groups for additional review during the 2012 election season
On May 10, 2013, the nonprofit tax bar – and much of the country – was...more
Some of this year's top scams are directed at innocent taxpayers, while others are committed by taxpayers in a futile and costly attempt to avoid taxes.
For each of the last several years, the Internal Revenue Service has...more
On May 10, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Treasury Department released the long-awaited final regulations under Section 336(e) of the Internal Revenue Code, treating certain sales, exchanges, and distributions...more
Over the last several years, a confluence of political and market developments have made capital for renewable energy projects harder to come by, which has affected the ability of unregulated affiliates of public utilities...more
The Washington Post is reporting that Attorney General Eric Holder disclosed during a press conference today that he has ordered the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation to probe the IRS’s targeting of...more
The Treasurer has delivered the 2013-14 Budget. With the Treasurer noting that almost $170 billion has been wiped off tax receipts since the GFC, a series of measures increasing the tax burden of multinationals, foreign...more
The Oregon Department of Revenue, in conjunction with the Oregon Film and Video Office, will auction 12,000 income tax credit certificates, worth $500 each, for a total of $6 million....more
With the constitutional deadline of midnight on the 30th day closing in, Alabama lawmakers worked at a feverish pace to complete work on some of the most substantial and controversial legislation in the 2013 session....more
The White House recently released its Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal, and there are many suggested changes that will impact individuals, businesses, and estates. Several of these proposals—particularly on the estate and...more
The mounting problems facing the IRS continued to expand on Monday. News outlets disclosed that IRS employees and officials outside of the Cincinnati office sent inappropriate requests for information to conservative...more
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