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Tax Policy Blog

Tax Policy Blog

Covers federal, state and international tax issues, including AMT, capital gains and dividends taxes, corporate income taxes, income taxes, property taxes, and sales and use taxes. By the Tax Foundation.

http://taxfoundation.org/blog/
  • Jun 22

    New Budget Resolution Gives Hope for Phase Two of Tax Reform

    New Budget Resolution Gives Hope for Phase Two of Tax Reform
    Tax reform is not over, and Congress is proposing to save enough money to begin phase two. House Republicans recently released a 2019 budget resolution called “A Brighter American Future,” which included provisions that propose…
  • Jun 22

    Tracking The Economic Impact of U.S. Tariffs and Retaliatory Action

    Tracking The Economic Impact of U.S. Tariffs and Retaliatory Action
    New U.S. and retaliatory tariffs are being announced on a regular basis. Stay up to date on the economic impact of these tariffs with our one-stop tracker.
  • Jun 21

    Recommendations for the Arkansas Tax Reform and Relief Task Force

    Recommendations for the Arkansas Tax Reform and Relief Task Force
    The Arkansas Tax Reform and Relief Task Force continues its study of overhauling the Arkansas tax code. Over the course of the last several months, the Tax Foundation has provided the task force with advice on reforming the state’s…
Rank this Week: 44

Life/Death/Law Blog

Life/Death/Law Blog

Covers tax planning, estate planning, trusts, wills and charitable giving. By Liza Hanks.

http://www.lifedeathlaw.com/
  • Jun 3

    Access to Digital Assets After Death — The Inside Scoop from Google

    Access to Digital Assets After Death — The Inside Scoop from Google
    In this episode of Life/Death/Law, Einat Sandman Clarke, Senior Counsel at Google LLC provides an inside look at how Google handles requests for digital assets (like emails, photos, and videos) after someone has died and discusses the broader…
  • Apr 4

    Talking About the Hard Stuff

    Talking About the Hard Stuff
    In this episode I'm taking to Dr. Muffie Weibe Waterman, author of Wired to Listen, a book about how what we say to kids, and don't, impacts the way that kids see the world and act in it. In her book, Dr. Waterman writes about how, and…
  • Mar 14

    The Practice of Generosity

    The Practice of Generosity
    What is estate planning, really? I know that most lawyers focus on reducing taxes, or the creation of documents, but when you get down to it, what you’re really doing when you make an estate plan is giving everything away,…
Rank this Week: 307

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Jun 22

    Gambling with an Edge Podcast

    Gambling with an Edge Podcast
    I was the guest on this week’s Gambling with an Edge podcast. You can download the podcast here or on iTunes. The main point of discussion was the new tax law, but we covered some other topics such as bad tax states for gamblers, the…
  • Jun 14

    Battling for Tax-Free Bobbleheads: Will Reds Win in Court?

    Battling for Tax-Free Bobbleheads: Will Reds Win in Court?
    This has not been a good year for the Cincinnati Reds. With just 25 wins in 68 games they have the worst record in the National League. While they have one of the best players in baseball–Joey Votto–the rest of the team leaves…
  • Jun 9

    IRS Interest Rates Unchanged for the Third Quarter of 2018

    IRS Interest Rates Unchanged for the Third Quarter of 2018
    The IRS announced yesterday that IRS interest rates will be unchanged for the third quarter of 2018: The rates will be: – 5 percent for overpayments, 4 percent in the case of a corporation; – 2.5 percent for the portion of a…
Rank this Week: 471

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
  • Jun 17

    The Good and Bad News on Charitable Deductions under the 2017 Act

    The Good and Bad News on Charitable Deductions under the 2017 Act
    The good news first:a. The 50% of adjusted AGI limitation maximum deduction amounts in any one year is increased to 60% as to cash contributions.b. The Section 68 3% “Pease limitation” phase-out of itemized deductions is out of…
  • Jun 12

    Updated Florida Irrevocable Trust Amendment Mechanisms [Florida]

    Updated Florida Irrevocable Trust Amendment Mechanisms [Florida]
    By Charles (Chuck) Rubin & Jenna RubinFlorida practitioners will tell you that it is difficult to aggregate and analyze all the potential legal avenues to amending or terminating an irrevocable trust. We have previously created a…
  • Jun 9

    IRS Warns on State Charitable Deduction Schemes to Allow Property Taxes Deduction

    IRS Warns on State Charitable Deduction Schemes to Allow Property Taxes Deduction
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 limits the Code §164 deduction of individuals for state and local taxes to $10,000 per year ($5,000 for married individuals filing a separate return). Thus, many taxpayers in states with high state taxes…
Rank this Week: 484

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

Discusses tax law, tax legislation, and other IRS tax happenings. By Kreig Mitchell.

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Jun 16

    Loaning Money to Business Triggers Trust Fund Penalty

    Loaning Money to Business Triggers Trust Fund Penalty
    You work hard to build a business, you find success over the years, and then you find out that your long term accountant did not remit payroll taxes and you owe a significant balance.  What do you do?  The recent McClendon v.…
  • Jun 13

    Shareholder Cannot Make S Corp. Separately Stated Item Election

    Shareholder Cannot Make S Corp. Separately Stated Item Election
    S corporation’s account for separately stated items that flow through to the shareholder’s tax returns. They are computed on page 3 of the Form 1120S and then listed separately on the Schedule K-1. The idea for breaking these…
  • Jun 3

    The Statutory Employee Classification Post-TCJA

    The Statutory Employee Classification Post-TCJA
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) made several changes to our tax laws. One such change is that employees are no longer able to deduct unreimbursed expenses incurred as an employee. Given this change, employers and their workers…
Rank this Week: 951

Palm Springs Tax and Trust Lawyers

Palm Springs Tax and Trust Lawyers

Covers estate tax and trust administration issues. By Sanger & Manes.

http://www.palmspringstaxandtrustlawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 467

EU & Italian International Tax…

EU & Italian International Tax Law Blog

Provides updates on EU and Italian international tax matters. By Marco Rossi.

http://www.euitalianinternationaltax.com/
Rank this Week: 479

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

https://publish.illinois.edu/illinoisblj/
  • May 14

    Hands Off the Wheel: An Analysis of Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Autonomous Automobile

    Hands Off the Wheel: An Analysis of Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Autonomous Automobile
    Source: www.thenextweb.com By George Cortina Download full note here. The days of having our hands on the wheel while cruising along a highway will soon be over. The advent of autonomous and semi-autonomous automobiles presents many new…
  • May 14

    Legislating Low-Wage Non-Competes: Reconciling Policy Interests with Common Law

    Legislating Low-Wage Non-Competes: Reconciling Policy Interests with Common Law
    Source: www.businesslawutah.com By Derek Franklin Download full note here. In August 2016, the Illinois General Assembly enacted the Illinois Freedom to Work Act, which prohibits non-compete agreements with private sector employees…
  • May 14

    To Infinity & Beyond: Legal Implications for Space Tourism

    To Infinity & Beyond: Legal Implications for Space Tourism
    Source: www.nytimes.com By Colin Mummery Download full note here. The drastic rise of numerous space tourism companies suggests that the prospects of viable and even cost-conscious space tourism may be in reach. This entirely new…
Rank this Week: 876

Utah Estate Planning

Utah Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills in Utah. By Jason C. Hunter.

http://www.utahestateplanning.typepad.com/
  • Mar 16

    Las Vegas Cop Arrested on Elder Abuse Charge

    Las Vegas Cop Arrested on Elder Abuse Charge
    “A Las Vegas police lieutenant, a guardian and two other people were indicted Wednesday on various theft and elderly-exploitation charges, after a joint investigation by the state attorney general and Clark County district attorney.”
  • Mar 15

    Elderly Houston Woman Falls Victim to Financial Abuse

    Elderly Houston Woman Falls Victim to Financial Abuse
    “An elderly Houston woman says an on-line coin seller, based in New York, took advantage of her loneliness to sell her $1.3 million in gold and silver coins at inflated prices.”
  • Mar 14

    Children of Entertainment Legends Fight for Right to Visit Aging Parent

    Children of Entertainment Legends Fight for Right to Visit Aging Parent
    “The adult children of entertainment legends Casey Kasem, Mickey Rooney and Glen Campbell tried Tuesday to convince Michigan legislators to pass a law, they say would protect aging parents by ensuring visitation rights for their loved…
Rank this Week: 634

ataxingmatter

ataxingmatter

Tax law and economics by Linda Beale

http://ataxingmatter.blogs.com/tax/
  • Jan 3

    Trump celebrates his (very expensive) tax cuts for himself and his rich golfing buddie

    Trump celebrates his (very expensive) tax cuts for himself and his rich golfing buddie
    Remember how Trump sold the Republicans' $1.5 trillion-deficit-creating tax cut plan as a boon for the middle class that was going to create jobs and raise wages? That was in September, when he told congressional lawmakers at the White…
  • Dec 22

    What is the GOP goal? A return to the "gilded age" (or worse)

    What is the GOP goal? A return to the "gilded age" (or worse)
    When right-wing Roy Moore said that the time when America was great was during slavery, he revealed something key to the current GOP members of Congress and state legislatures--their primary goal is to return to a time when owners of...
  • Dec 21

    GOP Congress: my (wealthy) donors made me do it

    GOP Congress: my (wealthy) donors made me do it
    The GOP's tax-complicating, deficit-increasing, wealthy-subsidizing, Arctic destroying, Health Care damaging, $1.5 trillion tax "reform" package is unpopular with most Americans, destructive to the government's ability to fund…
Rank this Week: 541

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    Threat of IRS Phone Scam Continue

    Threat of IRS Phone Scam Continue
    Tax scams do not end with the tax season. The IRS phone scam continues to victimize taxpayers. Fraudsters make phone calls to taxpayers, pretending to be IRS agents, and inform them that they owe back taxes. They instruct the individual to…
  • May 1

    How Late Payment of Taxes Affects You

    How Late Payment of Taxes Affects You
    Every month your taxes remain unpaid after the April 15 deadline, you pay a penalty of 0.5%. In most cases, the penalty doesn’t go beyond 0.5%, but it can reach a maximum of 25% per month. Along with the penalty, you are also charged…
  • Apr 24

    Benefits of a Retirement Plan

    Benefits of a Retirement Plan
    Along with saving taxes, a retirement plan also secures your future. You can save more in taxes by choosing the right kind of retirement plans according to your financial situation. Before you select one, it’s important to know the…
Rank this Week: 868

Nolo's Tax Law Tips

Nolo's Tax Law Tips

Covers tax law.

http://blog.nolo.com/taxes/
  • Dec 8

    House Espouses “ABLE” Account

    House Espouses “ABLE” Account
    Last week, the House passed the “Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014,” which provides for a new type of tax-advantaged savings program which would allow folks with disabilities to work and save without losing…
  • Dec 8

    House Espouses “ABLE” Account

    House Espouses “ABLE” Account
    Last week, the House passed the “Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014,” which provides for a new type of tax-advantaged savings program which would allow folks with disabilities to work and save without losing…
  • Dec 1

    IRS Reminders on Last-Minute Charitable Contribution

    IRS Reminders on Last-Minute Charitable Contribution
    Check out IRS News Release 2014-110 for recent IRS words of wisdom regarding those charitable contributions which you may plan to make between now and year end, counting on a nice tax deduction.  Among other things: Keep a “bank…
Rank this Week: 473

California Tax Attorney Blog

California Tax Attorney Blog

Covers tax controversies involving the IRS and California Franchise Tax Board, as well as California probate, estate planning matters and business transactions. By Mitchell A. Port.

http://www.californiataxattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 2

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    Test Entry
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  • Aug 30

    For Federal Tax Purposes, All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized

    For Federal Tax Purposes, All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized
    The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruled yesterday that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The ruling…
  • Aug 30

    For Federal Tax Purposes, All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized

    For Federal Tax Purposes, All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized
    The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruled yesterday that same-sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages, will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The ruling…
Rank this Week: 927

Future of the Federal Estate Tax

Future of the Federal Estate Tax

Covers estate tax reform. By Hani Sarji.

http://mhs.typepad.com/threepointfive-45/
  • Jul 4

    [EOC]Let Freedom Ring With Gift Of Firearm

    [EOC]Let Freedom Ring With Gift Of Firearm
    My previous post highlights how Americans are generous, despite a challenging economy. An earlier post mentioned that donating firearms could help the donor, the donor’s family, the charitable organization, and all Americans who get a…
  • Jul 4

    [EOC]Americans Are Generous, Despite Economy

    [EOC]Americans Are Generous, Despite Economy
    A recent report highlights the generosity of Americans. Giving USA 2011: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2010 finds that Americans contributed about 2 percent of disposable income in 2010. The executive summary of the report…
  • Jul 4

    [EOC]The Most Important Historical Gun In History Of United State

    [EOC]The Most Important Historical Gun In History Of United State
    I have been researching estate planning for firearms, and I came across a video that is worth sharing today, a day on which we celebrate the United States and reflect on its history. The video is about the Girandoni air rifle, which is on…
Rank this Week: 585

Tax Exempt Law Student Blog

Tax Exempt Law Student Blog

Covers the law of tax exempt entities. By Jedediah Bodger.

http://taxexemptlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Another Blow to the Perpetual Student!

    Another Blow to the Perpetual Student!
    The Tax Court held that a taxpayer could not deduct the $33,000 cost of obtaining a Harvard M.B.A. as an educational expense under Reg. § 1.162-5. Foster v. Commissioner, T.C. Summ. Op. 2008-22 (2/28/08). The court concluded that her…
  • Mar 1

    More Unrelated Business Income for Charities in Economic Downturn

    More Unrelated Business Income for Charities in Economic Downturn
    When the economy starts to hit the skids, as is currently happening, people tightent their belt, and superfluous spending such as charitable donations is heavily reduced. As a result, charities engage in more business activity to hold them…
  • Mar 1

    Guidance on the 990 Postcard

    Guidance on the 990 Postcard
    On February 25, 2008, the IRS issued guidance on the Form 990-N, the "e-Postcard," filing requirement of small tax-exempt organizations (i.e., those with gross receipts annually of $25,000 or less). The Pension Protection Act of 2006…
Rank this Week: 776

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan P.C.…

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan P.C. Blog

Covers current tax matters, trends and ideas.

https://mcc4tax.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Sole Proprietorships in New York 

    Sole Proprietorships in New York 
    In the past, we’ve discussed “entity selection” in several different contexts. Entity selection is a process which essentially involves determining which entity best suits a given situation for tax and liability…
  • Jun 14

    Stock Purchases Treated as Asset Acquisition

    Stock Purchases Treated as Asset Acquisition
    In the past, we’ve covered complex business transactions which may obtain optimal tax treatment by utilizing particular sections of the tax code. We’ve discussed the numerous variations of tax-deferred reorganizations…
  • Jun 13

    Key Aspects of Fair Debt Collection

    Key Aspects of Fair Debt Collection
    In a previous post, we discussed some of the basic points of debt consolidation. Continuing with this same general theme, in this post we will also examine debt, but we will do so from a different angle. As we mentioned before, debt is a…
Rank this Week: 1802

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan Blog

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan Blog

A blog about current tax matters, trends and ideas.

https://mcc4tax.com/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Sole Proprietorships in New York 

    Sole Proprietorships in New York 
    In the past, we’ve discussed “entity selection” in several different contexts. Entity selection is a process which essentially involves determining which entity best suits a given situation for tax and liability…
  • Jun 14

    Stock Purchases Treated as Asset Acquisition

    Stock Purchases Treated as Asset Acquisition
    In the past, we’ve covered complex business transactions which may obtain optimal tax treatment by utilizing particular sections of the tax code. We’ve discussed the numerous variations of tax-deferred reorganizations…
  • Jun 13

    Key Aspects of Fair Debt Collection

    Key Aspects of Fair Debt Collection
    In a previous post, we discussed some of the basic points of debt consolidation. Continuing with this same general theme, in this post we will also examine debt, but we will do so from a different angle. As we mentioned before, debt is a…
Rank this Week: 1794

Nonprofit Law Blog

Nonprofit Law Blog

Covers legal issues affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. By Gene Takagi and Erin Bradrick.

http://www.nonprofitlawblog.com/
  • Jun 22

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/22/18

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/22/18
    Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “President Trump caved to enormous political pressure on Wednesday and signed an…
  • Jun 16

    Nonprofit Law and Ethic

    Nonprofit Law and Ethic
    Nonprofits are subject to laws with which they must comply or face the possibility of legal penalties. But they are also subject to ethical expectations from their key stakeholders. Certainly, many ethical standards are codified in the law.…
  • Jun 15

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/15/18

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/15/18
    Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “New York’s attorney general filed suit against President Trump and his…
Rank this Week: 4097

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 2930

State and Local Tax Talk

State and Local Tax Talk

By Eide Bailly LLP.

https://saltblog.eidebailly.com/
  • Jun 22

    Indiana Makes a Texas Pro Golfer Pay

    Indiana Makes a Texas Pro Golfer Pay
    Professional athletes are known to travel all over the United States to participate in events and appear for sponsorship, etc. In 2013, a Texas professional golfer, played in one tournament held in Indiana for a few days. In 2017, Indiana…
  • Jun 21

    Watch Out: Colorado Sourcing Rule Modified

    Watch Out: Colorado Sourcing Rule Modified
    Most accounting professionals are aware that sourcing rules can vary state to state. Colorado recently announced that starting August 8, 2018, effective for tax years beginning after 2018, companies will be required to allot certain revenue…
  • Jun 20

    To Conform, or Not? States Mull Options for Taxation under Tax Cuts & Jobs Act

    To Conform, or Not? States Mull Options for Taxation under Tax Cuts & Jobs Act
    States are reviewing and/or adopting new approaching to state taxation in light of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Learn more about the impact, how states are responding and the importance of planning under the new tax landscape in our recent…
Rank this Week: 2048

Tax Controversy Sentinel

Tax Controversy Sentinel

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://taxcontroversy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 22

    Senate Schedules Long-Awaited Hearing for IRS Commissioner Nominee

    Senate Schedules Long-Awaited Hearing for IRS Commissioner Nominee
    The Senate Finance Committee has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, June 22, 2018, to consider the nomination of Charles P. Rettig to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue.  The President nominated Rettig more than four months ago to…
  • Jun 19

    Section 280E and the Harsh Reality of Double Taxation

    Section 280E and the Harsh Reality of Double Taxation
    There is not too much to say about the Tax Court’s latest decision involving a marijuana company.  In Loughman v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2018-85, the operators of a Colorado marijuana dispensary argued that for a marijuana…
  • Jun 18

    SEC: Bitcoin Is Not Governed By Securities Law

    SEC: Bitcoin Is Not Governed By Securities Law
    Our colleague Kristen Howell has published an alert reporting on an important development in the cryptocurrency industry. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has declared that Bitcoin, Etherium and other coins operating on truly…
Rank this Week: 1925

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Taxes and Voting

    Taxes and Voting
    According to this report, brought to my attention by reader Morris, bills have been introduced in both houses of the Michigan legislature to lower the voting age from 18 to 16. The rationale, as expressed by Michigan state senator David…
  • Jun 20

    A Hidden Tax Question

    A Hidden Tax Question
    Reader Morris alerted me to something of which I was unaware. He began by directing my attention to this story written by the city manager of Milford, Delaware, explaining why he accepted Domino’s Pizza’s offer to provide $5,000…
  • Jun 18

    Should There Be Limits on Tax Credits?

    Should There Be Limits on Tax Credits?
    When I ask if there should be limits on tax credits, I am not referring to dollar or percentage caps that limit the amount of the credit. I am referring to subject matter limitations. The Internal Revenue Code is packed with credits. State…
Rank this Week: 1204

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jun 22

    The Story of Parenthood

    The Story of Parenthood
    Douglas NeJaime, The Nature of Parenthood, 126 Yale L.J. 2260 (2017). Courtney Cahill Professor Douglas NeJaime’s article, The Nature of Parenthood, unites concepts, ideas, bodies of law, and legal subjects that have largely been viewed…
  • Jun 21

    Do Civil Rights Remedies Deter Police Misconduct?

    Do Civil Rights Remedies Deter Police Misconduct?
    John Rappaport, How Private Insurers Regulate Public Police, 130 Harv. L. Rev. 1539 (2017). Jack Preis Constitutional tort remedies, like their common law counterparts, are presumed to deter future violations. But the inference of deterrence…
  • Jun 20

    Resisting Attempts to Control the “Hyper-Fertile”

    Resisting Attempts to Control the “Hyper-Fertile”
    Maya Manian, The Story of Madrigal v. Quilligan: Coerced Sterilization of Mexican-American Women, in Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories (forthcoming 2019), available at SSRN. Ruthann Robson The meaning of “success” in…
Rank this Week: 2875

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

PVW Tax & Business Law Blog

Covers issues that concern business entities, taxation, and employment law. By Parsonage Vandenack Williams LLC.

http://www.pvwtaxandbusinesslaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 21

    U.S. Supreme Court Expands Rights of States to Collect Tax on Internet Transaction

    U.S. Supreme Court Expands Rights of States to Collect Tax on Internet Transaction
    by James S. Pieper Since the dawn of the Internet, online sellers have benefited from a line of United States Supreme Court precedent that prevented states from requiring out-of-state businesses to collect and remit sales tax on sales in…
  • Jun 11

    IRS Issues Notice on State and Local Tax Deduction

    IRS Issues Notice on State and Local Tax Deduction
    On May 23, 2018 the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2018-54, which announced new  proposed regulations addressing state and local tax payment deductions for federal income tax purposes. The 2017…
  • Jun 6

    FIRPTA: United States Resident, Foreign Person or “Disregarded Entity”?

    FIRPTA: United States Resident, Foreign Person or “Disregarded Entity”?
    Upon arriving at a piece of real property, a prospective buyer or real estate agent is usually on the look-out for hidden liabilities. One hidden tax liability could involve the Foreign Investment Real Property Tax Act (“FIRPTA”).…
Rank this Week: 1097

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    Minnesota Courts Continue to Disfavor Non-Compete Agreement

    Minnesota Courts Continue to Disfavor Non-Compete Agreement
    Non-Competes Should Be Entered Into Prior to Offers of Employment and Discussed at Initial Job Interviews   Last week, the Minnesota Appellate Court in Safety Center, Inc. v. Stier struck down a non-compete agreement, and while the…
  • Jun 7

    Post-Judgment Interest: A Simple Way to Increase the Value of Your Judgment

    Post-Judgment Interest: A Simple Way to Increase the Value of Your Judgment
    Obtaining judgment against a company or person who owes you money is an important step toward recovering money you are owed. Many times, however, there is still more work to be done before that money will show up in your bank account. While…
  • May 17

    Do Good for your Business by Doing Good: An Introduction to B-Corp

    Do Good for your Business by Doing Good: An Introduction to B-Corp
    What is a B-Corp? B-Corp is short for Public Benefit Corporation. The Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation Act (MPBCA) allows a business to operate as a for-profit entity that distributes profits to its shareholder, while prioritizing its…
Rank this Week: 1695

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    The Supreme Court overturns Quill

    The Supreme Court overturns Quill
    I'm glad about the Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, allowing states to require Internet retailers to collect sales taxes. Indeed, I was among the tax law professors who signed the Daniel Hemel-penned amicus brief urging this…
  • Jun 18

    Back in the USA

    Back in the USA
    Yesterday we got back to NYC after spending just over a week in Vienna and Czechia (Prague and Cesky Krumlow). These days it's nice to be away, especially in cities that have beautiful architecture and well-functioning transit systems (if…
  • Jun 18

    Overheard on the street ...

    Overheard on the street ...
    ... between two parents who were walking their kids to PS 41 in Greenwich Village (probably for day camp, rather than school):"So, what did you guys do for Father's Day?""We went to Central Park. No meltdowns, it was relatively seamless,…
Rank this Week: 4550

The Surly Subgroup

The Surly Subgroup

Covers tax law. By tax law professors.

https://surlysubgroup.com/
  • Jun 21

    South Dakota v. Wayfair: First Impression

    South Dakota v. Wayfair: First Impression
    The Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision overruling its long-standing physical presence rule in South Dakota v. Wayfair this morning. That decision provides welcomed relief to states (and to those of us who already pay use tax) and will have…
  • May 13

    The Stages of International Tax Reform (Insights from this Weekend’s ABA Tax Section Meeting)

    The Stages of International Tax Reform (Insights from this Weekend’s ABA Tax Section Meeting)
    By: Diane Ring Since December 2017, tax conferences in the United States have focused substantially on the H.R. 1 tax reform legislation. No surprise there — the 2017 changes are among the most significant in the past thirty years. But…
  • May 11

    The Gig Economy Battles Continue: 9th Circuit Weighs In on Seattle Uber Driver Ordinance

    The Gig Economy Battles Continue: 9th Circuit Weighs In on Seattle Uber Driver Ordinance
    By: Diane Ring Today the 9th Circuit weighed in on the validity of a Seattle ordinance that requires businesses contracting with taxi-drivers, for-hire transportation companies, and “transportation network companies” to bargain…
Rank this Week: 1981

Ohio State Tax Blog

Ohio State Tax Blog

Covers Ohio state and local taxes, including Ohio sales tax and multistate tax planning. By Steven A. Dimengo and Richard B. Fry III.

http://ohiostatetaxblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2969

Wealth Law Blog

Wealth Law Blog

Covers building, protecting and distributing wealth. By Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP.

http://samuelslaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4224

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 1265

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Covers federal and state income taxes, and business taxes. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://taxtrustestatenews.com/
  • Jun 20

    Could Your New Jersey or New York Business Fall Victim to Cryptojacking?

    Could Your New Jersey or New York Business Fall Victim to Cryptojacking?
    Businesses Are Increasingly Falling Victim to a New Cyber Scheme Known as Cryptojacking… Businesses around the world are increasingly falling victim to cryptojacking – a new cyber scheme where criminals hijack central processing…
  • Jun 18

    Will New Trump Administration Policy Launch Commercial Space Industry?

    Will New Trump Administration Policy Launch Commercial Space Industry?
    The Trump Administration Recently Announced a New Policy That Aims to Deregulate the Commercial Space Industry President Donald Trump’s initiatives to remove regulatory roadblocks go all the way to the final frontier. The Trump…
  • Jun 18

    Will New Trump Administration Policy Launch Commercial Space Industry?

    Will New Trump Administration Policy Launch Commercial Space Industry?
    President Donald Trump’s initiatives to remove regulatory roadblocks go all the way to the final frontier. The Trump Administration recently announced a new policy that aims to deregulate the commercial space industry. The post Will New…
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International Tax Blog - Articles,…

International Tax Blog - Articles, Case Studies and Useful Examples

By Golding & Golding.

https://www.goldinglawyers.com/international-tax-blog-updated-daily-fatca-ovdp-fbar-streamlined-compliance/
  • Jun 20

    IRS Form 5471 Penalty (2018) – Failure to Report a Foreign Corporation

    IRS Form 5471 Penalty (2018) – Failure to Report a Foreign Corporation
    IRS Form 5471 Penalty (2018) – Failure to Report a Foreign Corporation As far as International Informational Returns go, IRS Form 5471 is a relatively difficult form to prepare in the realm of international tax. Common issues and…
  • Jun 19

    Structuring Cash Transactions & FBAR/FATCA Risks – IRS Fraud Blueprint

    Structuring Cash Transactions & FBAR/FATCA Risks – IRS Fraud Blueprint
    Structuring Cash Transactions & FBAR/FATCA Risks – IRS Fraud Blueprint Structuring Cash Transactions is considered a crime. Why? Because you are intentionally evading reporting transactions to the U.S. Government by…
  • Jun 17

    Delinquent Tax Return (2018) – IRS Amnesty | IRS Late Filing Penaltie

    Delinquent Tax Return (2018) – IRS Amnesty | IRS Late Filing Penaltie
    Delinquent Tax Return (2018) – IRS Amnesty | IRS Late Filing Penalties There are many reasons why a person may get behind on their taxes, and be either one year, or several years out of IRS tax compliance. Common issues include: Unfiled…
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Corporate Securities Law Blog

Corporate Securities Law Blog

Focuses on complliance, corporate governance, disclosure, mergers and tax issues. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.corporatesecuritieslawblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    New Law Requires SEC to Expand Regulation A+ To Exchange Act Reporting Companie

    New Law Requires SEC to Expand Regulation A+ To Exchange Act Reporting Companie
    On May 24, 2018, President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”). The Act, which primarily focuses on rolling back certain regulatory provisions of the…
  • Jun 13

    Contracts with Foreign Companies May Require a Rewrite

    Contracts with Foreign Companies May Require a Rewrite
    A recent California case may force companies doing business with foreign entities to reconsider—and maybe rewrite—their contracts. In Rockefeller Tech. Invs. (Asia) VII v. Changzhou Sinotype Tech. Co., No. B272170, 2018 WL 2455092…
  • Jun 5

    California Court of Appeal Enforces Delaware Forum Selection Clause Contained in Certificate of Incorporation

    California Court of Appeal Enforces Delaware Forum Selection Clause Contained in Certificate of Incorporation
    In Bushansky v. Soon-Shiong, 2018 Cal. App. LEXIS 493 (Cal. App. May 25, 2018), the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, affirmed the dismissal of a shareholder derivative action brought in the Superior Court of California,…
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Your Texas Estate Plan

Your Texas Estate Plan

Covers tax and estate planning. By Jacob Pelley.

http://www.yourtexasestateplan.com/
  • Jun 18

    We have moved office

    We have moved office
    If you've tried to find me, I've moved. Come see me at 717 N. Crockett St., Sherman, TX 75092. New phone is 903.964.0852. Same guy, different building
  • Apr 25

    How much does this cost?

    How much does this cost?
    I get this question much more regularly now than 5 years ago. Thanks to the internet, we now have access to more information, and if you believe what you read, it SHOULD make things more transparent. Professional services are no…
  • Jun 1

    US Supreme Court filings: a primer

    US Supreme Court filings: a primer
    Sorry I've been gone a while, but I've been busy.In today's post, I'll walk you through a (very rudimentary) tutorial on the shakedown that is filing things in the US Supreme Court, as I had to teach myself this last month.Question 1: Why?-I…
Rank this Week: 3396

Cross-Border Counselor: What…

Cross-Border Counselor: What Canadian Companies and Their Advisors Need to Know About U.S. Law

Collection of articles and updates about U.S. law issues of concern to Canadian companies that have assets, do business, raise funds or are listed for trading in the United States, as well as the attorneys, accountants and banks that advise them.By Dorsey & Whitney LLP’s Canada cross-border practice group.

https://crossbordercounselor.com/
Rank this Week: 1827

Colorado Estate Planning

Colorado Estate Planning

Covers Colorado Springs estate planning & administration plus business & tax planning. By Kevin Forbush.

http://blog.forbushgoldberg.com/
  • Jun 15

    Capital Gains Tax Can Sneak Up on You

    Capital Gains Tax Can Sneak Up on You
    Do wealthy people end up paying a lot less in taxes under the new tax law? Not necessarily. People who had already made estate plans before the federal estate tax exemption was doubled, could end up paying more in taxes than necessary because…
  • Jun 14

    Judge Overturns California's Assisted Death Law

    Judge Overturns California's Assisted Death Law
    Many doctors were not impressed with the law and filed a lawsuit. A judge has ruled in favor of doctors who objected to California’s assisted death law and overturned it, according to the Sacramento Bee in "California assisted death law…
  • Jun 13

    Want to Help Your Family? Get Organized

    Want to Help Your Family? Get Organized
    You can help your family members as well as yourself, if you organize your papers to ease their burden when you pass away. It becomes difficult for other people to find your papers and other things after you pass away. It is a good idea to…
Rank this Week: 3015

Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers taxes and business law. By Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin and White.

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Five Most Common Legal Pitfalls for Marketing Entrepreneur

    Five Most Common Legal Pitfalls for Marketing Entrepreneur
    Marketing entrepreneurs’ greatest strengths are their creativity and vision. It is this vision that drives many to take the leap to start their own agency/consultancy or join a start-up venture to market an exciting new product.…
  • May 1

    SECURITIES LITIGATION UPDATE: CYAN V. BEAVER COUNTY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND

    SECURITIES LITIGATION UPDATE: CYAN V. BEAVER COUNTY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT FUND
    In the midst of the Great Depression, Congress enacted two laws to shore up practices that were considered to have led in part to the Market Crash of 1929: the Securities Act of 1933 (“1933 Act”), which governs initial securities…
  • Oct 24

    STSW’s Ned Parent Publishes Article on Undue Influence in MSBA Bar Bulletin

    STSW’s Ned Parent Publishes Article on Undue Influence in MSBA Bar Bulletin
    Ned Parent, a member of STSW’s Business Litigation Group, published an article in the September 2017 issue of the Maryland State Bar Association’s “Bar Bulletin” publication.  Mr. Parent’s article discussed…
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Tax Help Attorney Blog

Tax Help Attorney Blog

Covers tax law. By Timothy S. Hart Law Group, P.C.

https://www.taxattorneyirs.com/
  • Jun 11

    Reasons to file your tax returns and penaltie

    Reasons to file your tax returns and penaltie
    It is always better to file your tax returns, even though you can not pay the taxes owed since it lowers the failure to file penalty which can amount to about 25% fine. If the IRS owes you money, you will not receive the refund unless you…
  • Jun 4

    Sales Tax Audit

    Sales Tax Audit
    There is no denying that a sales tax audit is not a pleasant encounter with the New York State Tax Department. I guess any interaction with the tax authorities is likely to produce an uncomfortable experience but going through a detailed…
  • May 31

    Criminal Issues- Unfiled Tax Return

    Criminal Issues- Unfiled Tax Return
    Usually, the most panicked and upset clients call me and when they have not filed their tax returns in many many years, and are extremely worried that by this inaction they will be arrested, or worse thrown in prison. Occasionally, clients…
Rank this Week: 2027

Let's Talk About US Tax

Let's Talk About US Tax

Covers US tax laws for American expatriates living and working overseas, US-dual (or multi-)national families, green card holders, those wishing to expatriate, foreign investors into the US market or other foreign persons having any US connections.

https://www.angloinfo.com/blogs/global/us-tax/
  • Jun 10

    Form 5472 – Everything You Need To Know (Part I)

    Form 5472 – Everything You Need To Know (Part I)
    This tax filing season brought a wave of questions about Form 5472.  Interest in this complex form was renewed because of recent Treasury Regulations requiring that it be [...]Read More...
  • Jun 3

    Newest IRS Campaigns – Targeting All Things Foreign, Especially NRA

    Newest IRS Campaigns – Targeting All Things Foreign, Especially NRA
      For the past few years, the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Large Business and International (LB&I) Division has been shifting to a new audit strategy known as “campaigns.” [...]Read More...
  • May 27

    Foreign Individuals: No Help From US Estate Tax Reform (Part II)

    Foreign Individuals: No Help From US Estate Tax Reform (Part II)
    Part I of this blog post examined some of the rules regarding the US estate tax and how it applies to non-US persons (noncitizen/nonresident). Unfortunately the US estate [...]Read More...
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TaxMama's TaxQuips

TaxMama's TaxQuips

Daily tax and small business podcast with tax and small business news tidbits covering investment, inheritance real estate and more.

http://www.taxquips.com/?cat=TaxQuips
  • Jun 8

    TaxMama’s TaxQuips Highlights of Federal Tax Issues in June 2018

    TaxMama’s TaxQuips Highlights of Federal Tax Issues in June 2018
    Today TaxMama® wants to update you on key tax issues that affect you this…
  • May 2

    TaxMama’s TaxQuips Good News and Bad News in May

    TaxMama’s TaxQuips Good News and Bad News in May
    Today TaxMama® wants to talk about things to consider now that your tax return is filed. It IS filed, isn’t it?           Dear Friends and Family, I have good news and bad news for…
  • Apr 13

    Tax Deadline Looming

    Tax Deadline Looming
      Today TaxMama® wants to talk about deadlines, extensions, payments and dealing with it all on a tight budget. What do you do first?!             Dear Friends and Family, I am…
Rank this Week: 1396

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Jun 7

    Commercial ACOs Must Consider Fraud, Antitrust Concerns When Entering Market

    Commercial ACOs Must Consider Fraud, Antitrust Concerns When Entering Market
    Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), a relatively new way to provide health care services to patient populations, have grown in numbers since their promotion in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
  • Jun 4

    Supreme Court Rules: Class Action Waivers Allowed

    Supreme Court Rules: Class Action Waivers Allowed
    On May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down a highly anticipated ruling clarifying that employers can require employees to sign class action arbitration waivers. It may not sound like a big deal, but employers should…
  • May 31

    How the Lab-testing Firm Theranos Duped the World

    How the Lab-testing Firm Theranos Duped the World
    This article appeared in the Indianapolis Business Journal on May 11, 2018.  I saw the magician David Copperfield in Las Vegas one time. The headline of the act was that he would make an elephant disappear, right before the…
Rank this Week: 2316

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers estate planning and tax law. By English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley LLP.

https://www.kentuckylawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 6

    All about probate, part 2

    All about probate, part 2
    Editor’s note: This is the second of two blog posts exploring probate: what it is, how it works and what Kentucky law has to say about this process. You can read the first in the series here. Leah Morrison, attorney Probate is one of…
  • May 22

    Six Rules of Summer Co-Parenting

    Six Rules of Summer Co-Parenting
    By Rebecca Simpson, Senior Attorney English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP Rebecca Simpson Another school year has nearly come to a close, and kids are eager for the fun and freedom of summer. For parents, however, balancing work, camps,…
  • Apr 19

    All about probate in Kentucky: Part 1

    All about probate in Kentucky: Part 1
    By Leah Morrison, Attorney English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP Leah Morrison, attorney One of the most frequent reasons clients tell me they want to create a will, trust, or other estate documents is to avoid probate. People have come to…
Rank this Week: 2388

Tax Crisis Institute

Tax Crisis Institute

This blog is all about tax troubles with the IRS and how to avoid them.

http://www.taxcrisisinstitute.com/blog/
  • Jun 6

    Tax Liens and Your Busine

    Tax Liens and Your Busine
    Buѕіnеѕѕ аnd іndіvіduаl fіlеrѕ аrе rеԛuіrеd tо рау thеіr fеdеrаl tаx…
  • Jun 6

    Wage Levy and Next Step

    Wage Levy and Next Step
    Thе IRS іѕ lеgаllу аllоwеd tо tаkе ѕtерѕ tо еnѕurе уоu рау аnу tаx…
  • May 1

    Unfiled Tax Returns and Next Step

    Unfiled Tax Returns and Next Step
    Sеvеrаl tаxрауеrѕ hаvе nоt fіlеd tаxеѕ fоr nеаrlу a dесаdе. In fасt,…
Rank this Week: 2504

Private Business Counsel

Private Business Counsel

Covers private company management, business succession, formation, capital venture funding, tax structuring, startup counseling, and operations. By Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP.

https://corporateblog.mmwr.com/
  • Jun 4

    New Law Incentivizes Investments in Delaware-based Small Businesses by Offering Refundable Tax Credit to Angel Investor

    New Law Incentivizes Investments in Delaware-based Small Businesses by Offering Refundable Tax Credit to Angel Investor
    On May 24, 2018, Delaware Governor John Carney signed the Angel Investor Job Creation and Innovation Act (the “Act”) into law, amending Titles 29 and 30 of the Delaware Code in an effort to spur job creation and innovation within…
  • Apr 23

    Charitable Pledge Binding Upon Corporate Donor

    Charitable Pledge Binding Upon Corporate Donor
    Prior to May 29, 2015, Foremost Industries (“Foremost”) signed a “Gift Agreement” promising to pay to Appalachian Bible College (“ABC”) the sum of $4,000,000 in five equal annual installments.  The…
  • Jan 22

    Estate and Gift Tax Planning Opportunities Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    Estate and Gift Tax Planning Opportunities Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    In my January 12, 2018 blog, in which I addressed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act[1] which became effective January 1, 2018, I reviewed some of the changes affecting the federal estate and gift tax – primarily the doubling of the exemption to…
Rank this Week: 1932

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

By the Law Office of Kunal Patel, LLC.

https://www.kpateloffice.com/blog/
  • Jun 3

    District Court says FBAR Civil Penalties Capped at $100,000

    District Court says FBAR Civil Penalties Capped at $100,000
    A recent decision in an FBAR case (U.S. v. Colliot) in the Western District of Texas might be huge win for taxpayers who have been incorrectly assessed FBAR civil penalties under 31 U.S. Code 5321(a)(5)(C). Background In December 2016, the…
  • May 22

    Foreign Earned Income Exclusion

    Foreign Earned Income Exclusion
    We’ve seen many taxpayers under audit for foreign earned income exclusion (FEIE). It was identified as a compliance campaign by IRS LB&I last year (link). It’s easy to see why the IRS would audit this issue. A qualifying…
  • May 20

    What to do after the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program ends?

    What to do after the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program ends?
    Earlier this year the IRS announced that it would be ending the offshore voluntary disclosure program on September 28, 2018. There are signs that the the program could be replaced by a new program. After the announcement, the IRS…
Rank this Week: 1522