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Weekly Brief: CFPB, Legal Fees & Hashtag Hijackers
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In This Issue:
Fuel Taxes Increased to Solve Transportation Funding Shortfall; PA Supreme Court Upholds Rejection of Township Business Privilege Tax; Unclaimed Property - Challenge to Delaware’s Auditing Procedures;...more
Greece has finally imposed a tonnage tax on foreign-flagged vessels operated by shipping companies in Greece. It already had been taxing Greek-flagged ships, and the nation’s debt crisis left the government with no other...more
In the latest decision in the ongoing saga between CSX and the Alabama Department of Revenue (“ADOR”), the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that Alabama’s imposition of sales tax on diesel fuel purchases by...more
In a recent position (n. 12/E dated May 3, 2013) Tax Authorities dealt again with the amendments made by Law Decree n. 179/2012 with reference to the international transports taxation.
In particular, art. 38 par. 1 of...more
This edition of the Burns & Levinson Business Aviation Report covers new developments in the following areas of business aviation:
• Rentals from leasing aircraft may be subject to the new 3.8 percent tax on net...more
The 2013 Alaska Legislature passed three significant pieces of legislation and appropriated hundreds of millions of dollars for projects that will support the energy industry before it adjourned in April, with a Republican...more
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has affirmed that returnable shipping pallets are not subject to the state's sales and use tax. The Commonwealth Court’s decision in favor of taxpayers on this issue is now final, and any...more
In This Issue:
- Transparency in Government. Georgia's laws regarding the transparency of government meetings and records had become a jumble of statutes, court opinions and lore that were...more
On May 2, 2012, a three-judge panel of the Commonwealth Court ruled in Southern Pines Trucking v. Commonwealth, 352 F.R. 2008, that an interstate trucking company was not entitled to credit in an IFTA audit for interest on...more
On the heels of a taxpayer victory last year, another aircraft owner has successfully challenged Maine Revenue Services’ imposition of use tax on private aircraft that land in Maine. In Mile High Air, LLC v. State Tax...more
If your aircraft is managed by a third party (or potentially by a related entity), or if your company manages aircraft, the IRS’s recent guidance expanding the applicability of federal excise tax will significantly impact...more
IN THIS ISSUE: Michigan Gears Up for 2011 Amnesty; Events in Neighboring Southern States May Foreshadow Changes to Come;Throw Out the Throwback: Maine Replaces “Throwback” with “Throwout” and Adopts Finnigan; SALT Pet of the...more
On July 6, 2010, following the adoption of the unified Customs Code, the Customs Union of three former Soviet Union republics - the Russian Federation, the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Kazakhstan - became...more