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In This Issue:
New York Court of Appeals Upholds “Amazon” Statute; Guilty Plea and $5.5 Million Settlement Resolve New York’s False Claims Case; City ALJ Dismisses Case Seeking Interest on $30 Million Refund;...more
Beginning January 1, 2013, manufacturers and importers of certain medical devices will be required by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to pay a new 2.3 percent medical device excise tax on the sales of taxable medical...more
Last week, the IRS and the Treasury Department published final regulations regarding the medical device excise tax under § 4191 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). IRC § 4191, which was enacted by the Health Care and...more
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued much-anticipated final regulations under Section 4191 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), which imposes a 2.3% tax on sales of any...more
Pending the January 1 effective date, final regulations and interim guidance on the medical device excise tax provide some clarity but leave many questions unanswered.
On December 7, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)...more
Now that the Supreme Court has upheld, at least in part, the Affordable Care Act, one of the additional taxes set to take effect in 2013 is the so-called Medical Device Excise Tax. Beginning in 2013, Section 4191 imposes a...more
On April 5, 2012, the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed a bill that aims to curb rising energy costs and expand renewable energy development. Senate Bill (SB) 2214, a bill “Relative to Competitively Priced Electricity...more
In 2011, the Department of Labor (DOL) continued a fairly active program of issuing individual exemptions from the prohibited transaction rules of ERISA. These rules generally prohibit, among other things:
In this issue:
- Form PF: Private Fund Systemic Risk Reporting in the United States p. 1
- Harmony or Dissonance: A Comparison of Form PF and the Template Reporting Form Proposed in ESMA’s Level II Advice p. 4
Kathleen Sharp tells a good, if scary, story. In “Blood Feud: The Man Who Blew the Whistle on One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever,” she describes how two Big Pharma companies conspired to develop and market an...more
New Jersey Tax Court Finds “User Error” in Treatment of Extraterritorial Income; Discrimination Train Has Left the Station: U.S. Supreme Court Remands Alabama Railroad Case; Ouch! Taxpayer Seeks to Pierce Its Own Veil; Salt...more
In This Issue:
New Pressures on the Pharma and Medical Device Industry Highlight the Importance of Compliance Programs...Page 1-2; Marketing Do’s and Don’ts: What Senior Management of Commercial-Stage Life Sciences...more
Table of contents:
4 Federal Government
5 British Columbia
10 Nova Scotia
10 Prince Edward Island
11 Heenan Blaikie’s Entertainment Law Practice Team
On December 17, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 (the "Act"). The Act contains a myriad of provisions, including extending the Bush-era...more
In 2010, the Department of Labor (DOL) continued an active program of issuing individual exemptions from the prohibited transaction rules of ERISA. These rules generally prohibit, among other things:
Sale and lending...more
As part of the $858 billion Middle Class Tax Cut Act of 2010 extending the Bush-era tax rates and a variety of
expiring business tax credits, Congress extended several key tax incentives which benefit the clean...more
In a prior article dated May 25, 2010, we advised of a new excise tax on branded pharmaceutical manufacturers. We indicated that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("PPACA") required the Internal Revenue Service...more
On June 30, Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va.) and Rep. Lamar Smith (R Tex.) introduced the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act ("Digital Fairness Act") in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, in large part, is...more
The recent Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148 (PPACA), established a limited-time federal tax credit and grant program for certain investments incurred in 2009 and 2010 by small employers for...more
In this issue:
*The Month in Brief
*FCC Streamlines Satellite Earth Station License Process
*California Passes New Broadband and Prepaid Services Laws and Considers Copper Loop Retirement Issues
*FCC Clarifies ?Junk...more
President George W. Bush signed into law on October 31, 2007
legislation (House Bill 3678, the Internet Tax Freedom Act Amendments Act of 2007) that extends for another seven years, until November 1, 2014, the moratorium...more
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