Biden, McCarthy Voice Confidence Debt Deal Will Pass in Time
An emerging debt-limit deal could be a small step toward Republicans achieving their goal of rolling back the IRS funding in the Inflation Reduction Act.
The week in state tax news: Iowa, Hawaii, Montana, and Nebraska have all acted on legislation creating “SALT cap workarounds” this month. Also, the Supreme Court offered some views on what should happen to surplus proceeds when a property is seized and sold to settle tax debts.
The IRS has published a private letter ruling on Section 1400Z and Treasury Regulation Section 301.9100 regarding extensions of time to self-certify as a Qualified Opportunity Fund. [PLR 202321003]
The IRS has published a private letter ruling on Section 1362 regarding S corporation election, revocation, or termination. [PLR 202321002]
The IRS has published a private letter ruling on Section 4942 regarding taxes on failure to distribute income. [PLR 202321017]
Differences in the application of extensions, retroactivity, estimated payments, and credits remain the key elements that practitioners must navigate when dealing with the varying approaches to pass-through entity taxes.
Despite a lack of mandatory reporting requirements in the US, more companies are choosing to adopt environmental, social, and governance (ESG) frameworks.
In Estate of Block v. Commissioner, the Tax Court scrutinized the purported charitable remainder annuity trust (CRAT) and denied the estate’s claimed charitable deduction for the remainder interest because the CRAT’s income interest provision did not comply with the law and the trustees failed to correct the error quickly enough.
Financial transactions are considered to be one of the most significant areas of transfer pricing controversy between taxpayers and tax authorities. On Feb. 11, 2020, the OECD released transfer pricing rules with respect to financial transactions that were then included in chapter X of the 2022 OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines, and in 2021, the UN included Chapter 9.13 of the 2021 UN Practical Manual to provide guidance for taxpayers and tax authorities on how to analyze and price financial guarantees in transfer pricing.
IFRS 17, international reporting standards for insurance contracts, has implications not only for accounting and finance, but also taxes, policies, and processes, says Mhalou Abadiano of Stout’s Transaction Advisory group.
ATOZ Tax Advisers authors Oliver R. Hoor, Keith O’Donnell, and Samantha Schmitz analyze potential implications of Luxembourg’s January 2023 Administrative Tribunal’s ruling on the tax treatment of the redemption of a class of shares by a Luxembourg company.
This week, our experts covered topics ranging from the Supreme Court’s opinion in Tyler v. Hennepin to Maryland’s digital ad tax. For a look at the latest commentary and analysis, check out our weekly roundup.
White House and Republican negotiators reached a tentative deal late Saturday to raise the US debt ceiling and avert a default that threatened to send tremors through the global economy.
White House and Republican negotiators tentatively narrowed differences but were still clashing Friday on key issues as the Treasury Department signaled extra time was available before a potential US default.
Treasury Department’s latest estimate that it will run out of funding by June 5 underscores “the urgent need for Congress to act swiftly to prevent default,”
A businessman who claimed to operate a high-end concierge service featuring custom credit cards crafted from solid gold was actually operating an illegal private bank that provided discreet financial services to high-net-worth customers, prosecutors said.
The typically hyper-volatile
Gulf Binance, a joint venture between Binance and Gulf Innova, has received digital asset operator licenses from Thailand’s Ministry of Finance for a digital asset platform, according to a statement from Binance.
Republican and White House negotiators are moving closer to an agreement to raise the debt limit and cap federal spending for two years, according to people familiar with the matter. The details agreed to are tentative and a final accord is still not in hand. Plus, the two sides have yet to agree on the amount of the cap.
European financial firms catering to crypto companies are competing for top compliance staff as they manage a wave of demand following the collapse of US heavyweights
The cryptocurrency sector could be the subject of new regulation in California, and industry lobbyists are pushing back to ensure their businesses can still operate under new proposed scrutiny.
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