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Tom Barker Testifies Before Energy & Commerce On Medicaid DSH
On June 4, 2019, the House of Representatives' Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, held a hearing entitled "Investing in America's Health Care."
United States
13 Jun 2019
U.S. Tax Court Judge Upholds § 280e; Strikes Industry's Hopes
On November 29, a U.S. Tax Court judge confirmed that § 280E of the Internal Revenue Code prevents state-legal cannabis businesses ...
United States
17 Dec 2018
A Carbon Tax Twofer. A Meat Tax? No, Sir.
It's probably not news that the immediate prospects for a carbon tax aren't great.
United States
31 Oct 2018
Stolen Tax Returns? Virginia Seeks A Solution.
Did someone steal your tax return? You are not alone.
United States
14 Jul 2017
Cayman Islands FATCA/CRS Deadlines Extended
On June 22, 2017, the Cayman Islands extended deadlines relating to 2016 FATCA and Common Reporting Standard (CRS) compliance.
Cayman Islands
3 Jul 2017
Is It A Dividend? Is It A Tax? Could President Trump Care Less?
In February, I posted about the formation of the Climate Leadership Council and its push for what it calls its "Carbon Dividend" plan. In essence, it's a gradually increasing carbon tax.
United States
29 Jun 2017
Marijuana Taxes Could Bring In $64M In The First Year
Earlier this March, officials from the Department of Revenue testified in front of the Legislature's Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy, providing the first public estimate of the expected tax revenue from adult use marijuana sales.
United States
12 Apr 2017
New IRS Memo Concludes Benefits Paid By Fixed-Indemnity Health Plans May Be Taxable Income
On January 20, 2017, the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a Memorandum on the tax treatment of benefits paid by fixed-indemnity health plans.
United States
1 Mar 2017
FATCA And CRS: 2016 Year End Reminders And A Look Ahead To 2017
As 2016 comes to a close, U.S. FATCA is almost fully phased-in, U.K. FATCA is being phased-out and the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS") is nearing the first anniversary of its effective date.
United States
7 Dec 2016
Summary Of The Regulation And Taxation Of Marijuana Act
On November 8, 2016, Massachusetts voters passed Initiative Petition 15-37, The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act.
United States
25 Nov 2016
Upcoming FATCA Deadlines
In each of these cases, a pre-existing account will not become subject to FATCA until its value exceeds $1 million on a subsequent December 31st.
United States
1 Jul 2016
Cayman Islands FATCA/CRS Compliance Deadlines (2016)
Cayman Islands investment entities are currently subject to three separate regimes relating to financial account information reporting: U.S. FATCA, U.K. FATCA and the OECD Common Reporting Standard (CRS).
United States
19 Apr 2016
Practical Tips To Avoid Being Caught In An IRS Phishing Trap
As a follow-up to our recent discussion of IRS-related phishing attempts, here are a few quick tips to stay out of the phishing traps.
United States
10 Apr 2016
IRS Warns Of "Surge" In Tax Season Phishing Scams
Tax season 'tis the season to be phishing, according to the IRS. The IRS has issued a warning to payroll and human resources professionals about a "surge" in phishing emails seen this year.
United States
17 Mar 2016
Texas Film Commission Permitted To Slice And Dice Financial Incentives To Machete Films
It's been a disappointing few months for Machete, Danny Trejo's "Mexploitation" character created by Robert Rodriguez.
United States
9 Mar 2016
Partnership Audit Regime Shakeup
The recent Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the "Act") sets forth a new tax audit regime for partnerships (and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships) that will have far-reaching consequences.
United States
11 Feb 2016
If It Walks Like A Carbon Tax And Talks Like A Carbon Tax, (Then The GOP Hates It.)
Yesterday, the White House released a fact sheet describing its efforts to create a " 21st Century Clean Transportation System".
United States
10 Feb 2016
Common Reporting Standard And FATCA
For the past few years, FATCA has dominated the international tax compliance landscape. As that regime continues to be phased-in, a new regime will begin to be implemented around the world.
29 Dec 2015
FATCA: IRS Extends Transitional Rules
Prior to the issuance of the amended regulations, taxpayers may rely on the provisions of the IRS notice (Notice 2015-66).
United States
29 Sep 2015
Changes On The Horizon? IRS Announces New Plans To Recharacterize Management Fee Waiver Arrangements
On July 22, 2015, the IRS released proposed regulations that could limit the utility of "management fee waiver" arrangements (the "Proposed Regulations"). Management fees generally are taxable as compensation income.
United States
4 Aug 2015
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