Master Limited Partnerships are publicly traded partnerships. As of 2010, the market capitalization of MLPs was $220 billion. These publicly traded partnerships invest primarily in energy and associated...more
Poor John Paulsen! Now that's an oxymoron! He has to be the most radioactive man on the Planet when it comes to tax planning. Everything he touches in business seems to be couched in subversive tax planning...more
This article discusses the use of private placement products - private placement deferred variable annuities (PPVA) and private placement life insurance (PPLI)- in post mortem income tax and transfer tax...more
Trial attorneys are extremely vulnerable to a tax landscape that is becoming hostile territory. The result of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2013 (ATRA) is that earned income is taxed at substantially...more
Unless you have been traveling the galaxies for the last twenty years, you haven’t missed the “Chinese Miracle”. Its enormous impact is felt globally. When you see the skyline of Shanghai, the new meaning of...more
Originally published in Tax Management Estates, Gifts, and Trusts Journal, x, 11/08/2012.
The current tax environment suffers from a lot of economic and political uncertainty. The general consensus...more
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