Tax Provisions in Business Acquisition Agreements
Appel: Corporate Inversions Could Mean Big Tax Bills For Shareholders
What Questions CEOs and Board Members Should Be Asking Themselves About Tax Inversions
Private Equity's Inversion Excursion: Pepper Hamilton Talks Tax With the Deal
From September 1, 2015, through October 30, 2015, the Comptroller of Maryland will administer a Tax Amnesty Program (Program) for tax periods beginning before December 31, 2014. Eligible taxpayers that participate in the...more
We are proud to present the next edition of our “Tax Review” which contains a selection of rulings and interpretations that had been issued or published in July 2015. We hope you will find the information provided here...more
On 4 August 2015, the governments of Cyprus and Iran signed an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation (the Treaty). With the lifting of international sanctions against Iran, Cyprus is now uniquely positioned to act as...more
According to recent estimates, Estonia, which is situated halfway between Stockholm and St. Petersburg, currently has more than 350 start-up technology companies – one for every 3,700 citizens – and the government expects...more
WHAT ROLE WILL THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN PLAY IN APPROVING AND REGULATING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT?
Generally speaking, foreigners can conduct business in Japan on an equal legal footing with Japanese citizens. The...more
On 7 August 2015 the President of Ukraine has signed the Law ?609-VIII "On Amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine (in respect of transfer pricing)" (the Law), which was previously adopted by Ukrainian parliament. The Law...more
Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.
A Unanimous Decision -
A sequence of events led to the creation of 65 controversial vetoes...more
In its July 1, 2015 decision in the case of Anson v. HM Revenue & Customs (2015 UKSC 44), the Supreme Court of England and Wales ruled that a Delaware limited liability company was “transparent” for UK income tax purposes. A...more
The German Ministry of Finance (Bundesfinanzministerium) circulated a discussion draft bill on the reform of fund taxation (‘Draft Bill’) on 22 July 2015.
The Draft Bill contains significant changes to the German tax...more
We are proud to present the next edition of our “Tax Review” which contains a selection of rulings and interpretations that had been issued or published in June 2015. We hope you will find the information provided here...more
This is a brief update on recent Pennsylvania tax developments.
Amended Return “Trap”—Court Holds That Amended Return Was Not a Petition for Refund; Possible Legislative Fix? - On June 9, the Commonwealth Court issued a...more
On June 29, President Obama signed into law the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015. Quietly embedded in Section 806 of this new law is a provision that doubled the cap on penalties, from $1.5 million to $3 million, for...more
The newly-enacted Trade Preference Extension Act boosts the penalties for failing to provide accurate information returns to the IRS and payees – such as Forms W-2, 1098, and 1099, as well as Forms 1095-B and 1094-B. The...more
The French 3 Percent Distribution Tax: Claiming a Refund -
Since December 2012, French companies have been liable for a 3 percent tax on distributions to their shareholders (3 Percent Tax), but practitioners have widely...more
A new U.S. Supreme Court case, Maryland v. Wynne, will likely have a broad impact on various state taxation schemes, and it could create the potential for refunds for numerous taxpayers. Taxpayers who have paid tax to...more
In This Issue:
- Important Changes at NYS and NYC Tax Agencies
- Court of Appeals Upholds Constitutionality of Taxing Nonresidents on Gain from S Corporation Stock Sale in Two Separate Decisions
- NYC Tribunal...more
Thousands of American subnational governmental units (states and localities) impose taxes. These taxes include “sales taxes,” which are imposed on sales to end users of goods and certain services, and “use taxes,” which are...more
The new tax announcements are designed to improve productivity and correct imbalances in the tax system.
On 8 July, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne made a number of announcements relating to the tax system...more
Delaware LLC held to be UK tax transparent -
The UK Supreme Court has handed down its judgment on the final appeal in the Anson case, in which it treated a taxpayer's interest in a Delaware LLC as transparent for UK tax...more
In This Issue:
The People's Republic of China:
- China Tightens Tax Control Over Cross-Border Intercompany Payments
- China Provides Further EIT Incentives For Integrated Circuit Industry
- Expansion of...more
Four years after enacting the largest tax increase in Connecticut history, the Connecticut General Assembly has adopted a new $40.3 billion biennial state budget that contains $1.5 billion in tax and fee increases.
Yesterday, on June 17, 2015, three state tax bills were favorably reported to the United States House of Representatives (House) by the House Judiciary Committee (House Judiciary) after considering each during a half-day...more
Cancellation of the Military Tax on Currency Exchange Transactions -
On 12 May 2015 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine in Respect of the Military Tax” which...more
The Senate budget process continued this week, though at a slower pace than members had planned for in the schedule released last month. Budget votes originally scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday of this week were delayed...more
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