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We recently wrapped up diligence proceedings for another GovCon M&A transaction, and the specter of sales tax exposure again reared its ugly head. Time and again we see contractors err in their evaluation of the implications...more
On April 9, the House of Representatives passed HB 419 on a vote of 89-6. The bill, sponsored by Representative Paul DeMarco (R-Homewood) among others and championed by the Alabama Chapter of the Associated Builders &...more
On April 15, 2013, otherwise known as “Tax Day,” the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed House Resolution 882, titled the “Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2013.” The bill would prohibit the government...more
On April 4, Birmingham attorney and State Representative Paul DeMarco led the effort to pass the 2013 version of the Alabama Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights II, HB 264. The House of Representatives voted 96-2 in favor of the bill....more
The Virginia Department of Taxation recently released the Rulings of the Tax Commissioner regarding the application of the retail sales and use tax to purchases of tangible personal property made pursuant to a government...more
Municipal financings are often perceived as a very complex, and even overwhelming, undertaking. The various rules and regulations which govern the process oftentimes seem complicated and difficult to understand. Keep in mind...more
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Brownstein’s litigation team scored a major victory for client Flintco, a New Mexico-based contractor, in one of New Mexico’s first trials...more
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Recovery Act") added a number of significant new tax incentives for businesses engaged in the renewable energy market, including a program that provides a tax credit to...more
"I've long maintained that there are three possible routes to repeal of ObamaCare: the courts, the presidential election, and our constitutional responsibility for oversight. With two of them having come up short, the third...more
On January 16, 2013, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley proposed a budget for FY2014 that includes several provisions aimed at boosting the state’s already robust cybersecurity industry, including a new $3 million tax credit...more
In This Issue:
- Fiscal Cliff Deal Lengthens Medicare Overpayment Recovery Period
- Cutting Medicaid Provider Tax May Shift Costs to States, CRS Finds
- MedPAC Finalizes Payment Recommendations, GAO Solicits...more
The recently passed fiscal cliff legislation, i.e., the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (Act) [PDF], includes a number of provisions addressing Medicare and Medicaid. One of these provisions extends the recovery period...more
The ATRA significantly alters provider rights related to overpayment recoupment, refunds, audits and claims appeals. A provision entitled "Removing obstacles to collection of overpayments" increases the statute of limitations...more
Representative Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) has introduced HB16, the Alabama Economic Development and Fiscal Accountability Act, for the upcoming legislative session that would make substantial changes to economic development...more
In this LEVICK Daily video interview, we discuss U.S. fiscal policy and its impact on financial services providers with Micah Green, a partner at Patton Boggs. With the fiscal cliff, tax reform, and Dodd-Frank implementation...more
Former New Jersey Mayor Faces Tax Fraud Charges
By Frank L. Brunetti on September 12, 2012
A former mayor of the Toms River Township in New Jersey has plead not guilty to charges of tax evasion in pre-trial motions...more
In this issue:
- What Do Healthcare Reform and the "Fiscal Cliff" Have In Common? Tax Increases
- Department of Labor Disagrees with First Circuit’s “Natural Reading” of SO
- FCPA Investigation Follows...more
The mining code of the Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC] provides for a possibility of leasing and assigning mining and quarry rights. Since mining and quarry rights, as expressed in mining and quarry permits, are real and...more
The recent passage of Senate Bill 296 will create an additional incentive for investment by the Maryland business community in cleared employees and Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs). Beginning in 2013,...more
On January 2, 2011, the President signed the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010, Pub. L. No. 111-347, which set up a relief fund for victims, first responders, and construction workers who were injured in...more
The Need For Municipalities To Sell Tax Liens
In New Jersey, unpaid real estate taxes are a “continuous lien” on land, N.J.S.A. § 54:5-6. However, it is often not easy for municipalities to realize a sufficient financial...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
Just in time for the end-of-year push to fund the Government and to "create more jobs," members of Congress and President Obama had a rare moment of consensus when they unanimously(!) repealed an extremely unpopular...more
New York State’s new Taxpayer Protection Bureau, which New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman established in January 2011, was designed to eliminate fraud and recoup money illegally taken from New York State...more
Costs Free - Judge Roger Berner. ...more
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