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Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk
Hot Topics for Waste-to-Energy Investors and Developers
Monitor Thy Drink: Alcohol Import Regulations Under the TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau)
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Will The Debt Ceiling Standoff End Up In Court?
Corporate Law Report - Office Party Holiday Risks, Human Trafficking, the Fiscal Cliff, More
Micah Green on U.S. Fiscal Policy
Corporate Law Report: Obamacare Deadlines, $13M for Exotic Dancer Misclassification, 2013 Medicare Taxes, More...
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
How Do We Pay For Lower Corp Tax Rates?
Polsinelli Shughart Election Analysis and Legal Insight
Why choose Bennett Jones for your Canadian Cross-Border Income Trust (CBIT)?
What are the tax benefits of a Canadian Cross-Border Income Trust (CBIT)?
Why choose Canada for a Cross-Border Income Trust (CBIT)?
What is a Canadian Cross-Border Income Trust (CBIT)?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Solyndra, Lehman, MF Global, ATP Oil, LSP Energy, Want Ads
Should you Opt-Out of the Voluntary Disclosure Program?
Weekly Brief: CFPB, Legal Fees & Hashtag Hijackers
Cost of Voluntry Asset Disclosure Program
In This Issue:
- 2013 – What's On the Horizon
- Changes Confirmed
- Changes Expected In 2013 But No Implementation Date
It is trite law that one of the main purposes of tax treaties is to prevent double taxation of the same income. In Canada this principle has often been treated with a grain of salt since Canadian domestic rules do not bar...more
Reuters recently reported a study showing that corporations face very long odds in tax appeals heard by the United States Supreme Court. There were 919 income tax cases in the Supreme Court of the United States from 1909 to...more
A monthly report for wealth management professionals.
In This Issue:
- May Interest Rates for GRATs, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Intra-Family Loans and Split Interest Charitable Trusts...1
- Wandry v....more
In This Issue:
- $5,120,000 Lifetime Gift Tax Exemption Expiring Soon
We recently circulated this article as a Special Client Alert. The resetting of the lifetime gift-tax exemption back to $1 million from...more
The Delaware Chancery Court recently found that exigent circumstances necessitated the appointment of a receiver for an insolvent company under section 291 of the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL). The insolvent company...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
In This Issue:
Congressional Super Committee Fails to Agree on Deficit Reduction Measures; Supreme Court to Resolve Statute of Limitations for Overstatements of Tax Basis; IRS Rules That Gift to Charity of Non-voting...more
In December of 2009, Verizon Communication, Inc.’s two “baby bell” subsidiaries in Virginia (Verizon Virginia, Inc. and Verizon South, Inc. — collectively, “Verizon”) filed applications to correct erroneous assessments of...more
The UK Courts have recently passed judgment in the latest stages of two significant cases regarding the availability of relief under the US/UK Double Tax Treaty. The first case, Swift, overruled an earlier decision allowing a...more
On July 29, 2011, Allcat Claims Services, L.P. (Allcat) and one of its individual partners filed a petition with the Texas Supreme Court seeking a declaratory judgment that the Texas margins tax (TMT) is unconstitutional...more
In this issue: New Policy Offers Partial Relief from Controversial Responsible Person Liability; Successful Challenge to Assessment Does Not Entitle Taxpayers to an Award of Costs; Update on Barker Vacation Home Case; New...more
In this issue: Tribunal Holds That Television Broadcaster Cannot Include Film in its Property Factor; Department Limits Application of Article 9-A Separate Accounting Election; Tribunal Grants State’s Motion to Reargue...more
On August 13, 2010, effective August 27, 2010, the New York legislature enacted Chapter 379, turbo-charging the New York False Claims Act (“FCA”), N.Y. State Fin. Law § 187 et seq., and providing would-be whistleblowers with...more
The California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, recently issued an opinion against the taxpayer in River Garden Retirement Home v. Franchise Tax Board, 2010 Cal. App. LEXIS 1146 (2010). The case presented two...more
Do not be surprised with a large tax bill or loan the IRS your money interest free! Nationally recognized tax attorney explains what you need to do to adjust your Federal Tax Withholding. If you owe a lot or receive a large...more
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