“A tax loophole is something that benefits the other guy. If it benefits you, it is tax reform.” – former U.S. Senator Russell B. Long (D – Louisiana).
“The precise point at which a tax deduction becomes a ‘loophole’...more
The Spanish Government has asked an experts committee to prepare a report with proposals for the tax reform that the Spanish Government is currently drafting.
One of the proposals of the committee is to establish a new...more
In a previous post earlier this week, I described the proposed regulations under Section 752 of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Proposed Regulations”), and in particular, the proposed changes to the rules regarding the...more
The Williams Mullen Southeast State and Local Tax (SESALT) team is pleased to provide you with a comprehensive recap of recent legislation around the U.S.
On February 26, 2014, U.S. Congressman Dave Camp released a comprehensive tax reform proposal that includes several provisions intended to limit or restrict executive compensation. Congressman Camp’s proposal includes the...more
On February 26, Representative Dave Camp (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, released his much-awaited comprehensive tax reform plan (the “Camp Proposal”). That proposal seeks to cut marginal tax rates...more
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Michigan) this week introduced a draft of the most comprehensive reform of the Internal Revenue Code in decades.
The key principles in the draft are:
The Senate Finance Committee released a tax reform staff discussion draft on cost recovery and accounting as part of a series of tax reform proposals in late 2013. The Cost Recovery and Accounting (“CR&A”) proposal completely...more
On November 21, 2013, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus released the third package in a series of "Staff Discussion Drafts" containing proposals to reform the tax code. This third set of proposals focuses on...more
The tax deduction for advertising expenses has clearly become a target for Congressional tax reformers. Under current law, advertising costs are fully deductible as an ordinary business expense. Both the House and Senate Tax...more
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