On September 5, 2014, the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released an internal generic legal advice memorandum advising an IRS field agent that the statutorily provided “limited partner” exception to...more
The Chancellor of the Exchequer today delivered a 130-page Autumn Statement that contained a number of surprises, as well as expected updates on areas such as partnership taxation....more
A recent Tax Court case illustrates a trap for the unwary in regard to the computation of self-employment taxes.
Spouses subject to community property laws obtain an interest in the assets and income of their spouses. ...more
With the imposition of a new 3.8% “net investment income tax” (the “NIIT”) pursuant to Section 1411 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”) on passive income and the imposition of an additional .9% on...more
This Alert is designed to offer easy to understand and easy to implement year-end tax strategies in times of incredible tax uncertainty. This Alert is also designed to stimulate thought and inspire action during one of the...more
Starting January 1, 2013, a new 3.8% Medicare tax will apply to the investment and “unearned income” of individuals, trusts and estates. The tax is intended to apply to income exempt from the regular FICA or self-employment...more
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