Private Equity's Inversion Excursion: Pepper Hamilton Talks Tax With the Deal
CFOs of multinationals need to prepare by assessing how much their companies engage in profit shifting to cut their taxes.
Do you have responsibility, whether direct or dotted line, for the tax function in your...more
Earlier this year, McKesson Canada Corporation appealed the decision of the Tax Court of Canada in McKesson Canada Corporation v. The Queen (2013 TCC 404) (see Federal Court of Appeal File Nos. A-48-14 and A-49-14).
In an appeal by HMRC against a decision of the First-tier Tribunal ("FTT"), the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) ("UT") decided that a penalty imposed on McLaren Racing Limited ("McLaren") in respect of a breach of...more
In general, a REIT is a special purpose entity for U.S. federal income tax purposes that requires at least 75 percent of the value of the entity’s gross assets to consist of real estate assets, cash, cash items, and...more
On July 29, Windstream announced that it plans to spin off certain telecommunications network assets into an independent, publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT). Windstream made the announcement after it obtained...more
Capitalist ideals of “free enterprise” and “competition” make great debate topics, but when compared to the business-friendly tax codes of other nations the United States Tax Code cannot compete. With the highest corporate...more
In an effort to revitalize its economy, Puerto Rico has passed tax laws intending to attract investment to the island. Located two hours from Florida, the Caribbean territory of the U.S. offers several substantial tax...more
On Friday, August 1, in a corporation business tax case handled by Reed Smith, the New Jersey Tax Court ruled that Toyota Motor Credit Corp. was entitled to recompute its tax by reducing gains on the sale of leased vehicles....more
Redemption payments -
The Court of Appeal (CA) has made short work of a case where loan stock was issued without interest but with a right to redemption proceeds of 7.25% per annum on the principal amount. The outcome...more
On January 10, 2014, McKesson Canada Corporation appealed the decision of the Tax Court of Canada in McKesson Canada Corporation v. The Queen (2013 TCC 404) (see Federal Court of Appeal File Nos. A-48-14 and A-49-14)....more
The Modified Finance Bill for 2014 (the Bill) was presented to the French Parliament on June 11 2014 and will be reviewed by the Finance Committee of the lower Chamber of French Parliament (Assemblee Nationale) on June 18....more
With a geographical area of 176,215 square kilometers and a current population of 3.2 million inhabitants, Uruguay is one of the smallest countries in South America. Its current growth is 5% per annum.
The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) lie 575 miles southeast of Miami and 39 miles southeast of The Bahamas. There are eight principal inhabited islands which have an estimated population of 35,000. The legal system is based...more
In This Issue:
- OUCH! Do PA Revenue Shortfalls Foretell PA Tax Increases?
- County Property Assessment Appeals Deadlines Approaching!
- McNees Attorneys Goodman and Varner Author 2014 Edition of Assessment Law...more
In 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue implemented a “modernized” computer system for processing corporate tax returns and maintaining corporate tax accounts for Capital Stock Tax, Foreign Franchise Tax, Corporate...more
In 1493, Christopher Columbus arrived in Puerto Rico and claimed the island for the Spanish Crown. Spain controlled the island for most of the next four centuries until 1898, when it ceded Puerto Rico to the United States as...more
Qualified manufacturers subject to the New York State Business Corporation Tax may now pay no tax on business income earned in New York....more
Yesterday, the Department of Justice announced that Credit Suisse AG pleaded guilty to having assisted U.S. taxpayers in evading the payment of U.S. taxes and agreed to pay a penalty of $2.6 billion. Deputy Attorney General...more
In a recent memorandum (found here), the IRS issued instructions to all exempt organization examiners on the applicability of unrelated business income tax (“UBIT”) to certain income earned by state-chartered credit unions...more
The New York metropolitan area has always been the largest Puerto Rican community outside of Puerto Rico. Puerto Ricans have been coming to “Nueva York” since Puerto Rico was a Spanish colony. The heaviest migration of Puerto...more
On April 15, Georgia passed a law amending its tax code to provide a limited tax credit to qualified interactive entertainment companies. The law provides incentives for mid-size game developers who demonstrate...more
A foreigner starting business in the U.S. usually hires attorneys for visas, leases and licenses. The tax advisor comes later, when returns loom. This tendency is unfortunate because entering the U.S. starts the clock for...more
Tax day presents several interesting questions for copyright holders, not the least of which is how the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will treat income from the sale or exclusive license of a copyright. If a copyright is a...more
On February 25, 2014, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) issued a sweeping tax reform discussion draft, numbering almost 1,000 pages (the Discussion Draft). This alert summarizes proposals included in...more
A new French tax law, effective since the beginning of this year, has generated much excitement by creating an enhanced favorable tax regime – the PEA PME-ETI – for individual investors. The new regime is similar to the Plan...more
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