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Income Taxes Tax Reform

Income taxes are taxes that are collected on the individual earnings of persons or entities. Depending on the jurisdiction, income taxes are calculated and collected in a variety of ways. Some tax systems collect... more +
Income taxes are taxes that are collected on the individual earnings of persons or entities. Depending on the jurisdiction, income taxes are calculated and collected in a variety of ways. Some tax systems collect income taxes based on a progressive scheme, while others may utilize a proportional or regressive framework. less -

Ropes & Gray Podcast - Lender Management LLC v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue

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In this Ropes & Gray podcast, Gabby Hirz, counsel in the tax controversy group, is joined by Loretta Richard, a partner in the tax and benefits group and co-founder of the tax controversy group, and Christi Lazo, counsel in...more

Practical Insights on Tax Reform: Impact on Individuals

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law legislation, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), which is the most extensive overhaul of the United States of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) in 30 years....more

Podcast - New Unrelated Business Taxable Income Liability for Providing Certain Fringe Benefits

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In this Ropes & Gray podcast, tax counsel Morey Ward is joined by tax partner Kendi Ozmon and tax counsel Gil Ghatan to discuss one of the key provisions for tax-exempt organizations from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) –...more

The Qualified Business Income Deduction (Section 199A): Interim Guidance

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “TCJA”) was signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017. The law generally goes into effect for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017. One of the overriding purposes of the...more

Tax Reform’s Changes To The Treatment Of Non-Shareholder Contributions To Capital

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The 2017 tax reform act amended Section 118 of the Internal Revenue Code, to dramatically reduce the ability of a corporation to exclude from its gross income grants that the corporation receives from federal, state, or local...more

Energy Newsletter - April 2018

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FERC Initiates Sweeping Reform of Ratemaking Treatment for Income Taxes - On March 15, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a series of issuances intended to address the need to reflect the lower...more

Tax Reform Could Increase Employer Relocation Costs

by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC on

The costs associated with employee relocation reimbursements may increase as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“Act”). This change affects both for-profit and nonprofit employers...more

Iowa Statehouse Report - Week 14

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This week, action began on tax reform plans. Both the House and the Senate worked on the governor’s proposal, including income tax reductions, but differ on federal deductibility....more

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – A Boon for the Commercial Real Estate Industry

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The new tax law ( 2017 TCJA) is great news for the commercial real estate industry. Owners of pass-through entities may deduct up to 20 percent of their business income on their tax return, subject to certain limits, and...more

Tax Law’s Impact on Real Estate Industry

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This GlobeSt.com article features an interview with Moskowitz Attorney Steve Moskowitz. The new tax law promises to have a significant impact on owners, investors and the real estate industry as a whole. In this exclusive,...more

The New York State Budget: New Tax Code and Record Funding for Education

by Harris Beach PLLC on

The recent passage of the state’s budget, which took effect on April 1, 2018, aims to provide relief to the middle class to combat the change in federal tax law. New York is making a concerted effort to protect...more

FERC Initiates Sweeping Reform of Ratemaking Treatment for Income Taxes

by King & Spalding on

On March 15, 2018, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released a series of issuances intended to address the need to reflect the lower maximum corporate income tax rate adopted under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of...more

[Webinar] Partnership Audit Rules; Effects of Tax Reform; Using a Business Entity to Help Defray Fees - April 24th, 12:00pm CT

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New partnership audit rules require a fresh look at the process of selling a partnership interest and partners’ relationships when an audit occurs. Separately, tax reform provides new income tax planning opportunities for...more

New York State Responds to Federal Tax Reform

On March 30, 2018, the New York Legislature passed the 2018–2019 Budget Bill (SB. 7509-C/A 9509-C) (Budget Bill), which addresses several provisions of the newly enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97) (TCJA) and...more

New Tax Law Eliminates 30-Day Safe Harbor Against CFC Status

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The recent tax law changes have focused primarily on corporate income tax, and in the international context, mostly on outbound tax matters. However, certain less publicized changes to the Code’s controlled foreign...more

West Coast Real Estate Update - April 2018

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Federal Budget Helps Affordable Housing - Advocates for and developers of affordable housing lamented tax cuts passed late last year. A decrease in the corporate tax rate made the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC)...more

Taxpayers may have to pay Section 965 Transition Tax when filing their 2017 Tax Returns

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Section 965 of the Internal Revenue Code requires certain U.S. Shareholders to pay a transition tax on the untaxed foreign earnings of certain Specified Foreign Corporations as if those earnings had been repatriated to the...more

IRS Guidance Issued on New Interest Stripping Rules

by Charles (Chuck) Rubin on

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act substantially modified the interest stripping rules of Code §163(j). In a recent IRS notice, the IRS provided guidance on some of the provisions of the revised limitation and what new regulations...more

May I continue excluding income earned in a Foreign country after 2017?

by Foodman CPAs & Advisors on

For most Expatriates, very little changes under the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) because “foreign earned income” continues to be treated the same way for Individual Taxpayers under the TCJA. For others, provisions of the...more

Deducting Attorneys’ Fees Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “2017 Act”) purports to bring broadly lower tax rates to most U.S. individuals and companies; however, it does so at the expense of clear tax policy objectives in many areas. That lack...more

Georgia Legislature enacts significant income, sales, and property tax legislation

The Georgia legislative session concluded on March 29, 2018. In addition to two major bills relating to federal tax reform, Georgia enacted several other pieces of notable tax legislation....more

Foreign-Derived Intangible Income

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It’s probably the next-best part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for multinationals. Our Federal Tax Group investigates the foreign-derived intangible income regime and how you can use it....more

Overview of Minnesota’s Response to Federal Tax Reform

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Minnesota has several bills pending that would address the Minnesota state tax implications of various provisions of the federal tax reform legislation (commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act)....more

Charitable Funds and the Disallowance of Federal Income Tax Deductions for State and Local Taxes

by McDermott Will & Emery on

The 2017 Federal Tax Reform Act contains a provision that generally limits the annual income tax deduction for state and local income and property taxes to $10,000. In reaction to this, states and localities have been...more

Tax Reform Act Changes to CFC Attribution Rules

The recently enacted tax reform act (the Act) significantly altered the U.S. taxation of foreign income. Perhaps most prominently, the Act allows U.S. corporations to fully deduct (and thus not pay tax on) dividends received...more

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