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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Opportunity Zones Update: New Proposed Treasury Regulations (Part II)

Qualified Opportunity Zone Businesses - BACKGROUND - In December 2017, as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”), Congress established a new tax incentive program to promote investment in certain low-income...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling on the Taxation of Computer Software - SALT Alert: Alabama Edition

In a 5-3-1 decision, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the sale of computer software in Alabama is subject to sales or use tax, even if it’s customized in whole or in part for a particular user (see Ex parte...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Treasury Provides Additional Guidance on Opportunity Zone Provisions

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 introduced Opportunity Zone Provisions, IRC Sections 1400Z-1 and 1400Z-2, as an incentive to encourage investment in low-income communities. The provisions allow taxpayers to defer tax on...more

Morgan Lewis

Businesses Beware: California Extends Tax Reach to Out-of-State Sellers and Marketplace Facilitators

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California Governor Gavin Newsom approved Assembly Bill 147 on April 25, requiring out-of-state/online sellers and marketplace facilitators to collect sales and use tax on taxable transactions if they have more than $500,000...more

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

Second Set of Treasury Regulations on Opportunity Zones Unveiled; Should Spark Investment

As we have previously alerted you, on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and the United States Department of the Treasury issued the highly anticipated second set of proposed regulations (the...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

California Enacts Remote Seller and Marketplace Facilitator Sales and Use Tax Legislation

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On April 25, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed remote seller and marketplace facilitator sales and use tax legislation with a threshold of $500,000 of sales of tangible personal property, regardless of the number...more

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Damages for Permit Revocation Constitute Covered “Loss of Use”

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Insurers often claim “economic damages” are not covered under a standard commercial general liability (CGL) policy. The Fourth District Court of Appeal’s decision in Thee Sombrero, Inc. v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., 28 Cal. App....more

Sullivan & Worcester

Second Round of Treasury Guidance: Key Provisions

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The long-awaited second round of Opportunity Zone-related Proposed Regulations were issued Wednesday, April 17, 2019. It is clear that Treasury’s goals, in its second round of guidance, were to: 1. Provide clarity and/or...more

Verrill Dana LLP

Opportunity Fund Investors Prepare to Zone-In

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Treasury Provides Additional Clarity on Opportunity Zones by Issuing Second Round of Proposed Regulations - On April 17, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued its second set of proposed regulations (the “New...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Additional Proposed Regulations Issued Regarding Opportunity Zones

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As part of the US federal tax reform in 2017, Congress enacted sections 1400Z-1 and 1400Z-2 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), to provide incentives economic growth and investment in designated...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

Opportunity Zone Funds – Part IV: The Second Round of Proposed Regulations

by Garvey Schubert Barer on

On April 17, 2019, Treasury issued its second installment of proposed regulations relating to Qualified Opportunity Zones (“QOZs”). The regulations are 169 pages in length, and (as suspected) are fairly complex. Nevertheless,...more

Gross McGinley LLP

Digital Products Now Subject to PA Sales Tax Law

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Do you buy digital products or services? If, like most of us, the answer is yes, Pennsylvania (and most other states) want their sales tax on the purchase. Pennsylvania sales tax applies to the sale of “tangible personal...more

Stoel Rives LLP

Treasury Issues New Proposed Qualified Opportunity Zone Regulations

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The Department of the Treasury on April 17 released a highly anticipated second round of proposed regulations regarding investments in qualified opportunity zones. The opportunity zone incentive was enacted as part of the Tax...more

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

West Virginia Coal Severance Tax Legislation

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On March 27, 2019, Governor Justice signed two bills that impact the coal severance tax in West Virginia: 1) HB 3142, which reduces the rate of severance tax imposed on steam or thermal coal and 2) HB 3144, which creates a...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

Opportunity Zone Funds – Part I: Overview of the Law

by Garvey Schubert Barer on

BACKGROUND - Sections 1400Z-1 and 1400Z-2 were added to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”) by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. These new provisions to the Code introduce a multitude of new terms,...more

Carlton Fields

When A Nightclub Is Forced to Say Goodnight: California Appellate Court Applies Broad Reading of “Loss of Use” Provision

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The frustration property owners must feel when the actions of another cause them to no longer be able to use their property as originally intended is certainly palpable, but when the property is not damaged and still can be...more

K&L Gates LLP

Distressed Solutions: The Ins and Outs of Receiverships

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Receiverships are an extraordinary remedy that can maximize the return to creditors by freezing assets and allowing a third party to conduct necessary litigation. John Gardner (Raleigh) and David Neu (Seattle) join host...more

Stoel Rives -  Ahead of Schedule

California Court Finds Coverage When “Property Damage” Doesn’t Require Physical Injury By Definition

Although it may seem strange at first, the recent ruling by the California Fourth Appellate District Court in Thee Sombrero, Inc. v. Scottsdale Co., (2018 EL 5292072), holding that an insurer must pay for a claim where there...more

Holland & Hart LLP

Proposed Regulations Provide Some Clarity for Opportunity Zone Tax Incentive

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The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations and other guidance on the new "opportunity zone" tax incentive on October 19, 2018. This tax incentive encourages investment in certain...more

Burr Forman McNair

South Carolina Department of Revenue Issues Final Guidance for Remote Sellers

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The Policy Division of the South Carolina Department of Revenue has issued a final revenue ruling, SC Revenue Ruling #18-14, addressing retailers without a physical presence in South Carolina. The ruling comes on the heels of...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Treasure and Trinkets

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It is easy to be cynical about the “pots and pans,” “tchotchkes,” and “junk” – – the property that is often divided in a contentious manner at the bitter end of an estate litigation, or sometimes forgotten after years of...more

Hayse LLC

What is Your Law Firm Worth

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What is your law firm worth? This question is paramount when the owners of a firm consider the possibilities related to a merger, a succession plan involving existing firm members, or the outright sale of an established...more

Burr Forman McNair

iTunes, Bitcoin, Dead Man’s Switch – Estate Planning in a Digital Age

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In today’s digital age, we are seeing more individuals concerned about what happens to their digital assets at their death. For example, a Broadway aficionado wanting to be certain their collection of show tunes, purchased on...more

Vedder Price

Tax Reform’s Impact on Transportation Finance Transactions

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New tax legislation was signed into law on December 22, 2017 (the Act). The Act lowers the corporate rate from a top graduated rate of 35 percent to a flat rate of 21 percent. Under the Act individuals and certain...more

Burr Forman McNair

South Carolina Publishes Remote Seller Sales Tax Guidance

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The Policy Division of the South Carolina Department of Revenue has issued a draft revenue ruling addressing retailers without a physical presence in South Carolina. Comments on the draft ruling are due by August 27, 2018,...more

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