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Treasury and IRS Issue Proposed Qualified Opportunity Zone Regulations

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Today, October 19, 2018, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) issued proposed regulations on the qualified opportunity zone (“OZ”) tax incentive. In addition, the IRS issued Revenue Ruling...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

A Mistake a Day: Top 5 401(k) Compliance Mistakes & Best Practices

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Last week, we discussed four of the five most common compliance mistakes made by 401(k) plan administrators and fiduciaries, the potential liability associated with such mistakes, and steps you can take to avoid making them...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Opportunity Zones: Treasury and IRS Issue Proposed Regulations

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The Treasury Department and the IRS issued today highly anticipated proposed regulations regarding “Qualified Opportunity Zones.” The Qualified Opportunity Zone regime was introduced as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Maine Revenue Services Explains IRC § 965 Deferred Foreign Income Taxation

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Maine Revenue Services (MRS) issued guidance and amended the Maine corporate income tax return instructions last week to explain Maine’s conformity to federal taxation of deferred foreign income, also called deemed...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Say “Hello” to the Opportunity Zone Program, and “Goodbye” to Capital Gains Taxes

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The U.S. Department of Treasury (“Treasury”) is expected to issue regulations providing administrative rules and guidance to clarify the operation and application of the Opportunity Zone program (the “OZP”); such regulations...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

A Mistake a Day: Top 5 401(k) Compliance Mistakes & Best Practices #4

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This week, we are discussing the five most common compliance mistakes made by 401(k) plan administrators and fiduciaries, the potential liability associated with such mistakes, and steps you can take to avoid making them...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Top 5 401(k) Compliance Mistakes & Best Practices #3

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Welcome to the third installment of this series! This week, we are discussing the five most common compliance mistakes made by 401(k) plan administrators and fiduciaries, the potential liability associated with such mistakes,...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

New Opportunity Zone investment may reduce capital gains liability

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Most savvy investors are aware of the capital gains tax deferral that arises from a properly structured tax-deferred exchange under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”). Under the recent tax law changes of 2017,...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

New Revenue Procedure Clarifies Treatment of Income from Foreign Subsidiaries of U.S. REIT’s

The Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) released Revenue Procedure 2018-43 (“Rev. Proc. 2018-43”) in mid-September regarding the treatment of certain items of income from foreign subsidiaries of real estate investment trusts...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Standards of conduct for investment professionals – overlapping protections for broker-dealer retirement customers

The legal standards for broker-dealer firms (BDs) and their representatives, particularly in the retirement market, continue to be in flux. BDs were among those most affected by the promulgation in 2016 of the Department of...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

[Webinar] Planning Using the Proposed Regulations under IRC §§ 199A and 643(f) - October 30th, 12:00pm CT

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In August, the government issued proposed regulations under IRC §§ 199A (20% deduction for qualified business income from passthrough entities) and 643(f) (multiple trusts treated as one trust). These regulations inform...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Business Aviation Industry Should Take Note of Two Recent Tax Items

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released a Notice regarding the tax treatment of meals, and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has submitted comments to the IRS regarding the proposed regulations on...more

Epstein Becker & Green

Not-For-Profit Exemption from HSR’s Filing Requirements

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Although transactions involving not-for-profit entities can trigger premerger filing requirements under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (“HSR”), a transaction that results in the formation of a not-for-profit...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

Taxpayers Can Have Their Cake and Eat It at an Entertainment Event, and the Cost of the Cake May Be 50% Deductible

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As we discussed in our February 27, 2018 blog post, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA") eliminated the deduction for entertainment expenses. Despite commentary to the contrary, we have consistently reported that meals continue...more

McGuireWoods LLP

IRS Updates Retirement Plan Correction Program

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The Internal Revenue Service recently issued Revenue Procedure 2018-52 (the 2018 RP) to provide revised procedures for its Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) — the system through which plan sponsors can...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Considerations and Challenges Under New IRS Guidance on Section 162(m)

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On August 21, the IRS issued Notice 2018-68, Guidance on the Application of Section 162(m) ("Notice"). Internal Revenue Code ("Code") Section 162(m) places a limitation on the amount publicly traded companies are permitted to...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Having your business meal and deducting it too - IRS issues guidance on the deductibility of business meals

On October 3, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2018-76 (the Notice) to address the deductibility of business meals under section 274(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the TCJA) made...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Student Loan Repayments or Retirement Savings? Maybe Both . . .

Recent statistics show that approximately 70 percent of college graduates will leave college with an average of at least $30,000 in student loan debt. Cumulatively, the national student loan debt is approximately $1.5...more

Morgan Lewis

Notice 2018-78: Additional Guidance on Section 965 Proposed Regulations

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In a recent notice published by the US Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, the agencies provide additional guidance on the proposed regulations under Internal Revenue Code Section 965, including on stock...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Three Things You Need to Know: How Trump’s “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” Will Impact State Incentives and Project Recruitment - Economic...

As you may know, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), enacting broad reforms to the Internal Revenue Code. How your state implements these reforms may have an impact on project recruitment and...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

The Way of the Future: Student Loan Benefit Plans

According to a recent study, Americans currently owe approximately $1.4 trillion in student loan debt. With increasing pressure to pay off student loans, some employees choose not to contribute to retirement programs offered...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

IRS Updates EPCRS Plan Correction Procedure - Employee Benefits Alert

Through Revenue Procedure 2018-52, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recently updated its system of correction programs for retirement plans known as the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS). EPCRS permits...more

Pierce Atwood LLP

Maine Revenue Services Alerts Taxpayers That Amended 2017 Returns May Be Required

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Maine Revenue Services (MRS) issued guidance late last week responding to the state’s recently-enacted tax conformity legislation. ...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

IRS Studying Active Trade or Business Requirement for Tax-Free Spin-Offs

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The IRS is considering future guidance that could present opportunities for R&D phase businesses. In a statement issued on September 25, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it is studying the active...more

Williams Mullen

IRS Gets “Bageled” in Tax Court Over Family Office Expenses

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A recent case, Lender Management LLC v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, T.C. Memo. 2017-246, has created a window of opportunity for family offices to restructure their affairs and potentially deduct certain family office...more

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