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Pennsylvania: It’s Time to Appeal Your Real Estate Taxes

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The Pennsylvania deadlines for appealing 2025 real estate taxes are fast approaching. There are several factors to consider in determining whether to appeal....more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

IRS Aims to End Abusive Basis-Shifting Transactions

The IRS has issued new guidance to prevent related parties from using partnerships to achieve tax benefits through basis-shifting among assets. The IRS recently released a guidance package aimed at preventing...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

CryptoLink - June 2024 Updates

CryptoLink is a compilation of news stories published by outside organizations. Akin aggregates the stories, but the information contained in them does not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of the firm. Akin's...more

Ary Rosenbaum - The Rosenbaum Law Firm P.C.

IRS clarifies emergency expense and domestic violence distributions

The Internal Revenue Service issued guidance in Notice 2024-55 on applying exceptions to the 10% excise tax under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 72(t) for emergency personal expense distributions and domestic abuse...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

IRS Private Letter Ruling Says CPACE Loans Qualify for REMIC Transactions

The IRS recently concluded that certain commercial property assessed clean energy (“CPACE”) assets are “obligations . . . secured by an interest in real property” under Code Section 860G(a)(3) in a private letter ruling...more

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Upends 40 Years of Judicial Deference to Regulations

In a historical opinion in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce, released at the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the “Chevron” doctrine, which for so long had controlled judicial review...more

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Is Tax Whistleblowing Making A Comeback?

Takeaways: •The IRS is modernizing its somewhat anemic whistleblower program. •IRS whistleblower awards are finally rebounding. •The IRS is aggressively targeting high-net-worth taxpayers and large corporations. ...more

Cozen O'Connor

A Cocktail of Labor Policy, Energy Policy & Tax Policy: Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship Rules

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The Inflation Reduction Act (the IRA) awards renewable energy tax credits1 for creating (or investing in) property that produces or generates renewable energy and clean energy fuels. Those credits are enhanced if the...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

DOJ Proposes Rescheduling Marijuana

On May 16, 2024, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a plan to reschedule marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) from a schedule I to a schedule III controlled substance. The Attorney General and the...more

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Hooked on a Feeling! The Benefits of 501(c)(4) Charitable Organizations

I seem to have been on a writing sabbatical for the last year. Over the course of the year, I have discovered a few new planning ideas to share going forward. From previous articles you already know that I grew up in the...more

McGuireWoods LLP

Federal Adaptive Reuse Bill Introduced in House of Representatives

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U.S. Reps. Mike Carey (R-OH) and Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) introduced the bipartisan “Revitalizing Downtowns and Main Streets Act” in the House of Representatives on July 12, 2024. Modeled after the Historic Preservation Tax Credit,...more

Freeman Law

Centralized Partnership Audit Regime (CPAR) and a Trap for the Unwary

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Centralized Partnership Audit Regime (CPAR) is a somewhat new regime that followed TEFRA. Congress promulgated CPAR as part of the Bi-partisan Budget Act of 2015. For taxable years beginning in 2018, CPAR is the controlling...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Finally Final Crypto Reporting Regulations

On June 28, 2024, the Treasury and the IRS released final regulations on reporting requirements for brokers of digital assets (the “Final Regulations”) and provided transitional relief, including Notice 2024-56, Notice...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Supreme Court Overruling of Chevron Fuels Regulatory Uncertainty

On June 28, the U.S. Supreme Court sent shockwaves through the legal system by overturning one of the foundational precedents of American administrative law.  In Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, the Court, in a 6-3...more

Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.

Adverse Estate Tax Impact when a Redemption Agreement is used to Purchase Deceased Shareholder’s Shares

In the recent case, Connelly v. United States, 602 U.S. (2024) (slip op.) the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that life insurance proceeds received by a closely held corporation which is used to fund the redemption of a...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

D.C. FY25 Budget Expands CRE Revitalization Initiatives

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The end of June saw the D.C. Council pass the Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Support Act of 2024 and the Fiscal Year 2025 Local Budget Act of 2024. The 2025 budget includes the “Central Washington Activation Conversion Program...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Commerce Proposes Wide-Ranging Regulations for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Proceedings, With Reduced Court Deference...

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The U.S. Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) earlier this month proposed a set of wide-ranging revisions and additions to its regulations (i.e., the “Proposed Rule”) for antidumping and countervailing duty (“AD/CVD”)...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson - Consumer Crossroads

New Law May Require Texas Homeowners to Renew Homestead Exemptions

Texas property taxes and the general residential homestead exemptions have been all over the news this past year due to the passing of Proposition 4 in November 2023. This law increased the annual Texas homestead tax...more

Fenwick & West LLP

Domestication with a Twist: A Tax Case Study

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The Internal Revenue Service’s new private letter ruling (PLR) concerned a domestication of a Foreign Parent corporation under U.S. ownership—with a few notable twists. First, the PLR applied a substance-over-form analysis to...more

Ary Rosenbaum - The Rosenbaum Law Firm P.C.

The problem with participation agreements

A 401(k) plan with multiple participating employers hosts several problems. The first is recognizing any control group or affiliated service group rules that treat such a plan for compliance purposes as a single plan or a...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

The Inflation Reduction Act’s Brownfields Adder: Updates on What Sites Qualify

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As detailed previously, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) offers incentives to renewable energy development that takes place on certain properties that are affected by potential or confirmed contamination. Under the IRA, a...more


Weekly Blockchain Blog - July 2024 #3

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Stablecoin Demand Increases with Initiatives Announced in Germany, Hong Kong - Recent reports highlight an increasing demand for stablecoins. According to one report, the market cap of the PYUSD stablecoin recently...more

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Which Should You Choose: Health Savings Accounts vs. Health Reimbursement Accounts

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When it comes to pre-tax savings for qualifying medical expenses, employers have several options available to offer employees. Two of the more popular options are health savings accounts (HSAs) and health reimbursement...more

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Tax treatment of Carried Interest in Germany – Case law confirmed by Federal Tax Court

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The highest German tax court confirmed again its position on the tax treatment of carried interest in a recent decision (docket number VIII R 3/21, decision dated 16 April 2024) published on 18 July 2024. For German income...more

Foster Swift Collins & Smith

Business Owners: How to Avoid Additional Estate Taxes after Connelly v. Commissioner

In early June, the Supreme Court issued an opinion that clarifies how company-owned life insurance impacts the value of the company for estate tax purposes. As a business owner, you may need to re-evaluate the use of those...more

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