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Utah Estate Planning

Utah Estate Planning

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

http://www.utahestateplanning.typepad.com/
Rank this Week: 2701

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Call me anything, but call me

    Call me anything, but call me
    On the Tax Prof blog here, Erin Scharff has posted a nice review of my new article on SSRN, A Requiem for the Destination-Based Cash Flow Tax.
  • Feb 14

    "Loopholes"

    "Loopholes"
    In yesterday's colloquium regarding Vanessa Williamson's Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes, the word "loophole" came up a lot, because it is important to people's perceptions regarding the supposed regressivity of income…
  • Feb 14

    NYU Tax policy colloquium, week 5: Vanessa Williamson's "Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes"

    NYU Tax policy colloquium, week 5: Vanessa Williamson's "Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes"
    Yesterday at the colloquium, Vanessa Willamson of the Brookings Institution presented two chapters from her book Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes. Specifically, we read chapters 2 and 4, which could be collectively titled…
Rank this Week: 4422

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2082

www.lawblogswitzerland.ch

www.lawblogswitzerland.ch

Covers Swiss, European and international legal news. It focuses on data protection, privacy, technology law, IT/IP law, criminal law, administrative law, civil law, tax law, banking and finance law, bankruptcy, competition law and construction as well as real estate law.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1338

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/
  • Feb 16

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/16/18

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/16/18
    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: Another shooting at a school, leaving at least 17 dead, and prayers and condolences (but…
  • Feb 15

    Update: New Exemption Application Not Required When Organization Changes Its Form or State of Incorporation

    Update: New Exemption Application Not Required When Organization Changes Its Form or State of Incorporation
    In the new Revenue Procedure 2018-15, effective for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2018, the IRS has indicated that it will generally not require a new exemption application from a domestic Internal Revenue Code…
  • Feb 9

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/9/18

    Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/9/18
    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: SpaceX successfully launched the world’s most powerful rocket, Falcon Heavy, into…
Rank this Week: 891

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/
  • Feb 16

    Offshore Tax Havens (2018) – IRS Dangers of Foreign Income & Account

    Offshore Tax Havens (2018) – IRS Dangers of Foreign Income & Account
    Offshore Tax Havens (2018) – IRS Dangers of Foreign Income & Accounts Just because you invest overseas into offshore accounts, assets, etc. does not mean you have committed any wrongdoing. There is a major difference between…
  • Feb 14

    Foreign Accounts (2018) – U.S. Tax vs. FBAR Filing & FATCA Reporting

    Foreign Accounts (2018) – U.S. Tax vs. FBAR Filing & FATCA Reporting
    Foreign Accounts (2018) – U.S. Tax vs. FBAR Filing & FATCA Reporting With tax return season open for 2017 (due by 4/17/2018) we can sense the overall fear and anxiety many of you have as a result of obnoxious attorneys and CPAs…
  • Feb 12

    FBAR Criminal Penalties (2018) – Increased Risk of IRS Investigation

    FBAR Criminal Penalties (2018) – Increased Risk of IRS Investigation
    FBAR Criminal Penalties (2018) – Increased Risk of IRS Investigation Unfortunately, many unscrupulous attorneys and CPAs are falsely advertising the methods the IRS uses to issue criminal penalties against individuals who did not…
Rank this Week: 1576

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/
  • Feb 16

    How to Pay for a $1.7 Trillion Tax Cut

    How to Pay for a $1.7 Trillion Tax Cut
    The tax legislation enacted in December of last year adds roughly $1.7 Trillion to the national debt. Even some opponents of increasing the national debt voted for the legislation. Most of the revenue lost on account of the legislation comes…
  • Feb 14

    Will My Reaction to Their Tax Plan Break Their Hearts?

    Will My Reaction to Their Tax Plan Break Their Hearts?
    The federal tax legislation passed in December limits the deduction for state and local taxes to $10,000. In some states, many taxpayers‘ state and local tax bills exceed that amount by more than a little bit. In some instances, their…
  • Feb 12

    You’re Doing What With Those Tax Cuts?

    You’re Doing What With Those Tax Cuts?
    Readers of this blog know that I consider the December 2017 tax legislation to be unwise, misdirected, and harmful to the economy. I have shared some of my thoughts in Those Tax-Cut Inspired Bonus Payments? Just Another Ruse, That Bonus…
Rank this Week: 287

The Surly Subgroup

The Surly Subgroup

Covers tax law. By tax law professors.

https://surlysubgroup.com/
  • Feb 16

    Taxing R2-D2? ABA Tax Section Panel on Automation and AI

    Taxing R2-D2? ABA Tax Section Panel on Automation and AI
    Kerry Ryan Associate Professor St. Louis University School of Law I had the pleasure of attending the midyear meeting of the ABA Tax Section this past weekend in San Diego. The Tax Policy & Simplification committee organized an…
  • Feb 14

    ABA TaxSection Midyear Meeting Panel: Evolving Constraints on Tax Administration

    ABA TaxSection Midyear Meeting Panel: Evolving Constraints on Tax Administration
    With a major new tax act to implement, it would be nice if the IRS had a positive image, a steadily increasing budget, and clarity on how to best promulgate guidance. Sadly none of that is true. The IRS public image after the Tea Party crisis…
  • Feb 14

    #TaxValentine

    #TaxValentine
    By: Leandra Lederman It’s the time of year when tax experts are Twitterpated! Yes, on tax Twitter, it’s not Singles Awareness Day, but rather time for #TaxValentines! Twitter member Jeremy Cape reportedly started them a few…
Rank this Week: 1575

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/
  • Feb 16

    Using an Interesting Conversation to Teach Testamentary Capacity

    Using an Interesting Conversation to Teach Testamentary Capacity
    Stephen R. Alton, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll’s Will: A Tale of Testamentary Capacity, 52 Tulsa L. Rev. 263 (2017). Browne Lewis The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a popular novella that was published by Robert Louis…
  • Feb 15

    Yes, There is Such a Thing as Too Much Transparency

    Yes, There is Such a Thing as Too Much Transparency
    Ashley Deeks, A (Qualified) Defense of Secret Agreements, 49 Ariz. St. L.J. 713 (2017). Sam F. Halabi In a world where secret meetings and resulting agreements seem particularly suspect, it might be tempting to think that the…
  • Feb 14

    The Perils of Wellne

    The Perils of Wellne
    Gordon Hull & Frank Pasquale, Toward a Critical Theory of Corporate Wellness, BioSocieties (2017). Mary Crossley The non-stop growth of employee wellness programs presents a rich teaching (and scholarly) opportunity for health…
Rank this Week: 2825

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

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

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Feb 15

    Improbable Position by IRS Sufficient to Impose Tax

    Improbable Position by IRS Sufficient to Impose Tax
    The Transupport, Inc. v. Commissioner, No. 17-1265 (1st Cir. 2018) case involved evidence that was not sufficient to support imposing a penalty, but the same evidence was sufficient to hold the taxpayer liable for the tax. The case provides…
  • Feb 3

    IRS Summons Reaches Attorney’s Client Name

    IRS Summons Reaches Attorney’s Client Name
    Communications with an attorney are generally protected from disclosure.  But what about client names?  And what power does the IRS have the power to force an attorney to disclose the names of his clients?  The court addressed…
  • Jan 27

    Court Rejects the ‘Taking All Necessary Steps’ Defense to Penaltie

    Court Rejects the ‘Taking All Necessary Steps’ Defense to Penaltie
    If you take all of the steps to prepare and remit a tax return to the IRS except for placing it in the mail, is this sufficient to avoid a failure to timely file penalty?  There is case law suggesting ..... The post Court Rejects the…
Rank this Week: 712

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: 3574

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax law issues in DC, Maryland and Virginia. By the Law Office of Edward Gonzalez, PC.

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2748

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/
  • Feb 15

    Mississippi’s Pro-Growth Tax Swap Proposal

    Mississippi’s Pro-Growth Tax Swap Proposal
    The Mississippi House of Representatives has proposed a bill that would eliminate an income tax bracket, while increasing the tax rate on fuel. The swap would allow Mississippi to transition from taxes on income to taxes on consumptions and…
  • Feb 14

    Iowa Governor Outlines Plan to Cut Rates and Repeal Federal Deductibility

    Iowa Governor Outlines Plan to Cut Rates and Repeal Federal Deductibility
    Federal tax reform may have been the spark needed for Iowa to proceed with its own program of reform. Overhauling the state’s tax code has been a goal of state policymakers for years—we wrote a book outlining options for the state…
  • Feb 14

    Iowa Governor Outlines Plan to Cut Rates and Repeal Federal Deductibility

    Iowa Governor Outlines Plan to Cut Rates and Repeal Federal Deductibility
    Federal tax reform may have been the spark needed for Iowa to proceed with its own program of reform. Overhauling the state’s tax code has been a goal of state policymakers for years—we wrote a book outlining options for the state…
Rank this Week: 2747

taxgirl

taxgirl

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

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Feb 15

    2018 Tax Refund Chart Can Help You Guess When You’ll Receive Your Money

    2018 Tax Refund Chart Can Help You Guess When You’ll Receive Your Money
    Looking for your tax refund? Here's a chart of projected refund dates, along with information that you need to know about your tax refund.
  • Feb 15

    Do You Need To Pay Tax On Your Social Security Benefits?

    Do You Need To Pay Tax On Your Social Security Benefits?
    At the end of last year, nearly 67 million people collected a Social Security check. The majority of those beneficiaries (47 million) were over the age of 65. Each year, many seniors grapple with whether any or all of those benefits are…
  • Feb 14

    Calling The IRS? Be Prepared To Prove Who You Are

    Calling The IRS? Be Prepared To Prove Who You Are
    With tax refund scams on the rise and identity theft a pressing concern, be prepared to answer more questions when you reach out to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Rank this Week: 269

Tax Controversy Sentinel

Tax Controversy Sentinel

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://taxcontroversy.foxrothschild.com/
  • Feb 15

    Treasury Official Warns of Risks to Financial System Posed by Illicit Use of Virtual Currencie

    Treasury Official Warns of Risks to Financial System Posed by Illicit Use of Virtual Currencie
    In a recent speech, the Under Secretary of Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) warned of the growing threats to the U.S. financial system posed by virtual currencies. Addressing the Securities Industry and…
  • Feb 15

    Tax Court Reopens Record to Admit Penalty-Approval Form

    Tax Court Reopens Record to Admit Penalty-Approval Form
    In Rajagopalan v. Commissioner, Judge Holmes confronted what he called the Chai ghoul.  See Rajagopalan v. Commissioner, Docket No. 21394-11, Order, Dec. 20, 2017.  In Chai v. Commissioner, the Second Circuit held that the section…
  • Feb 14

    Eleventh Circuit Cuts into Presumption of Correctness Standard for IRS Assessment

    Eleventh Circuit Cuts into Presumption of Correctness Standard for IRS Assessment
    In United States v. Stein, the Eleventh Circuit recently decided a novel – but critical – issue for taxpayers.  It held that an affidavit that satisfies Rule 56 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (the summary judgment…
Rank this Week: 1772

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan P.C.…

Mackay, Caswell & Callahan P.C. Blog

Covers current tax matters, trends and ideas.

https://mcc4tax.com/blog/
  • Feb 14

    Documents the IRS Auditor Will Request

    Documents the IRS Auditor Will Request
    If you’ve been selected for an audit, you may wonder which documents the IRS auditor will request. You are required by law to keep any records you used to prepare your tax return for at least three years after the date the return…
  • Feb 12

    How Do You Make a New York Offer in Compromise?

    How Do You Make a New York Offer in Compromise?
    As we’ve discussed before, an offer in compromise (OIC) is one of the best means to settle your back tax liability for less than the full amount. OICs have been used to help literally millions of Americans bring either…
  • Feb 9

    How Much Do New York Taxpayers Pay Compared to Other Americans?

    How Much Do New York Taxpayers Pay Compared to Other Americans?
    Though all American taxpayers are subject to the same federal system of taxation, many people forget that there is wide variation in taxation at the state level. State level taxation varies both in terms of degree and kind:…
Rank this Week: 1617

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 2713

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/
  • Feb 13

    Americans Abroad – How to Cope With Tax Reform & Save for Education

    Americans Abroad – How to Cope With Tax Reform & Save for Education
    President Trump’s tax reform was signed into law on December 22.  My blog post last week detailed how the newly revised “kiddie tax” rules will take a big [...]Read More...
  • Feb 10

    IRS Special Webpage Exclusively Covers US Tax Reform 

    IRS Special Webpage Exclusively Covers US Tax Reform 
    The IRS has created a very helpful special page dealing exclusively with US tax reform. You will find news releases and IRS statements, IRS Notices, FAQs and more. Major [...]Read More...
  • Feb 6

    Friendly FBAR Reminder from FinCEN

    Friendly FBAR Reminder from FinCEN
    The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) just issued its announcement (“Announcement”) of the due date for filing the 2017 FinCEN Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial [...]Read More...
Rank this Week: 1395

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
  • Feb 13

    Tax Quip - Switching from Employee Status to Independent Contractor

    Tax Quip - Switching from Employee Status to Independent Contractor
    Today TaxMama® wants to give you something to think about before switching from employee status to independent contractor.      Dear Friends and Family, As far as individual taxpayers, the biggest losers under the…
  • Feb 9

    Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

    Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
    Last week, I promised you that the Legislature would pass an extender bill by spring. Well, good news! They didn’t wait that long. They included most of the provisions of  S. 2256 in today’s budget bill. Alas, Congress only…
  • Jan 31

    Key Tax Tips for Right Now

    Key Tax Tips for Right Now
     Today TaxMama® realizes that this is the last day of January. There are some important things for you to know today.           Dear Friends and Family, Let’s start with today’s…
Rank this Week: 1188

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/
  • Feb 12

    Life Death Law Episode 3: The Practice of Generosity

    Life Death Law Episode 3: The Practice of Generosity
    Generosity is the key to estate planning. You can't take a thing with you. Giving to the people and organizations you love the most is the core of what an estate plan is about.
  • Dec 26

    New Tax Act Doubles Gift and Estate Tax Exemption: Now What?

    New Tax Act Doubles Gift and Estate Tax Exemption: Now What?
    The new tax act doubles the estate tax exemption. For most people, this means the estate tax is not an issue. But they still need to make a plan.
  • Dec 21

    Dealing With Dementia: Episode Two of Life/Death/Law

    Dealing With Dementia: Episode Two of Life/Death/Law
    Dementia is hard for everyone. Learn how to notice the early signs, have a loved one evaluated, find the right doctor and avoid the wrong medications.
Rank this Week: 3143

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Bingham Greenebaum Doll Blog

Covers Indiana law.

http://www.bgdlegal.com/blog/
  • Feb 12

    Interview with Bailey Roese on the KDP 

    Interview with Bailey Roese on the KDP 
    Bailey Roese may not be a native Kentuckian, but her commitment to community and social justice in the Commonwealth was apparent when she joined BGD in 2013.
  • Feb 6

    Sixth Circuit’s Asylum Ruling Vacates Board of Immigration Appeals Decision Under High Abuse of Discretion Standard

    Sixth Circuit’s Asylum Ruling Vacates Board of Immigration Appeals Decision Under High Abuse of Discretion Standard
    Adding to the growing list of courts ruling on immigration cases this month, the Sixth Circuit recently vacated a Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) decision to deny a woman’s motion to reopen her immigration proceedings.…
  • Dec 19

    Event Recap: 2017 BGD Legislative Conference

    Event Recap: 2017 BGD Legislative Conference
    Thank you for being a part of the authoritative policy discussions on issues impacting life and business in Indiana during the 26th Annual BGD Legislative Conference at the Indiana Convention Center on Dec. 13, 2017.
Rank this Week: 2092

The Ag Docket

The Ag Docket

Offers a perspective on current agricultural law issues. By the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University.

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/blogpost
  • Feb 11

    Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Revives Many Expired Tax Breaks Retroactively

    Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Revives Many Expired Tax Breaks Retroactively
    President Trump signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 into law on February 9. The Act, which was passed to fund the federal government and avoid another shutdown, includes a number of changes to the Internal Revue Code. Many of these…
  • Jan 29

    Water Quality Funding Bill Awaits Governor Reynolds' Signature

    Water Quality Funding Bill Awaits Governor Reynolds' Signature
    On January 23, 2018, the Iowa House finished work that was started last year by the Iowa Senate by passing a new water quality funding bill by a vote of 59-41. SF 512, which was passed by the Iowa Senate last April, is now awaiting the…
  • Jan 16

    How Does the New Tax Law Act Impact Equipment Trades?

    How Does the New Tax Law Act Impact Equipment Trades?
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act preserved like-kind exchange treatment for real property, but eliminated it for personal property. Today, we take an initial look at what that means for farmers or other taxpayers looking to trade equipment or…
Rank this Week: 2126

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/
  • Feb 11

    No Homestead Treatment for Property Owned by a Corporation [Florida]

    No Homestead Treatment for Property Owned by a Corporation [Florida]
    In a recent case, residential property was owned by a corporation. The sole shareholder and president of the corporation resided on the property, and the corporation had attempted to convey the residence to the shareholder, but its deed was…
  • Feb 3

    When a Nightclub is Not a Busine

    When a Nightclub is Not a Busine
    Under Code §183(b), a taxpayer’s activity that is not engaged in for profit gives rise to deductions only to the extent of income. No excess deductions arise that can be used to offset other income, and no net operating losses are…
  • Jan 28

    The U.S. Will Now Bar Tax Delinquents from Travelling Abroad

    The U.S. Will Now Bar Tax Delinquents from Travelling Abroad
    I wrote back in 2015 here about new legislation that gave power to the Secretary of State to deny, revoke or limit the passport of persons with delinquent taxes. Code §7345 provides that the Commissioner of the IRS will provide notice to…
Rank this Week: 272

Tax Help Attorney Blog

Tax Help Attorney Blog

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

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

    IRS Tax Notice

    IRS Tax Notice
    From my experience, the IRS does make a strong effort to notify taxpayers when issues exist with their tax account. Most of the IRS notices are standardized forms that can range from you having unreported income to having a refund on your tax…
  • Feb 3

    The IRS Collection Process- Substitute Tax Return

    The IRS Collection Process- Substitute Tax Return
    If a taxpayer does not file an income tax return (IRS calls them non-filers), and the IRS deems that a tax return is due to be filed, the IRS will use the information it receives from third parties (employers, brokerage firms, mortgage…
  • Jan 21

    Basics of the IRS Offer in Compromise Program

    Basics of the IRS Offer in Compromise Program
    When you receive a big tax bill from IRS, or have a large tax debt, you may be dismayed with paying off the amount all at once. As a matter of fact, IRS has an option for people who cannot afford to pay off their total tax debts. The IRS call…
Rank this Week: 1586

Rubric Legal LLC Blog

Rubric Legal LLC Blog

Focused on nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, with an emphasis on federal tax and Minnesota nonprofit legal issues.

http://rubriclegal.com/blog/
  • Feb 9

    Great news for unincorporated associations and orgs changing states!

    Great news for unincorporated associations and orgs changing states!
    The IRS has released Rev. Proc. 2018-15 which makes some very welcome changes for some organizations.  Organizations that are changing their state of incorporation or their corporate form will generally... The post Great news for…
  • Jan 3

    New Revenue Procedures from the IRS

    New Revenue Procedures from the IRS
    The IRS releases new revenue procedures at the beginning of the year that address how to proceed with all sorts of things you may need from the IRS. Those changes... The post New Revenue Procedures from the IRS appeared first on Rubric Legal.
  • Nov 24

    ABA Section of Taxation Comments Concerning Form 1024-A

    ABA Section of Taxation Comments Concerning Form 1024-A
    There may be a new Form 1024-A coming, applicable only to 501(c)(4) organizations applying for tax exemption. On November 21, 2017, the ABA Section of Taxation submitted Comments Concerning Form... The post ABA Section of Taxation Comments…
Rank this Week: 1579

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/
  • Feb 9

    Tax Reform to Impact Compensation Deduction Claimed by Foreign Private Issuer

    Tax Reform to Impact Compensation Deduction Claimed by Foreign Private Issuer
    While the recently enacted U.S. tax reform legislation did not overhaul executive compensation to the extent proposed in early forms of the bill, Section 162(m) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code was dramatically revised in a way that affects…
  • Feb 7

    Termination for Cause in the United States: It’s Whatever You Want it to Be

    Termination for Cause in the United States: It’s Whatever You Want it to Be
    The default rule in most U.S. states is at-will employment. This means that either the employee or the employer may terminate the employment relationship at any time, without notice, for any reason—other than a discriminatory or…
  • Jan 29

    Status Check on the SEC’s Proposed Overhaul of the Mining Disclosure Regime (Part 2)

    Status Check on the SEC’s Proposed Overhaul of the Mining Disclosure Regime (Part 2)
    The SEC is aiming to finalize its new mining disclosure rules within the next year, according to statements made last week by William Hinman, Director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, at the Securities Regulation Institute.…
Rank this Week: 1599

Colorado Estate Planning

Colorado Estate Planning

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

http://blog.forbushgoldberg.com/
  • Feb 7

    Family Members Need to Be Educated to Protect Wealth

    Family Members Need to Be Educated to Protect Wealth
    If the younger generation doesn’t know how to preserve wealth, the money may not last very long. While transferring inter-generational wealth can be handled through good estate planning, it appears that making plans is not necessarily…
  • Feb 5

    Funeral Home May Have Been Selling Body Part

    Funeral Home May Have Been Selling Body Part
    FBI launches investigation, but it remains unclear whether funeral home violated any law. The owner of a funeral home in Colorado may have set up a side business selling body parts and used the proceeds to fund a trip to Disneyland, according…
  • Feb 2

    Divorced? You Need to Revisit Estate Plan

    Divorced? You Need to Revisit Estate Plan
    A divorce will most likely change everything. Therefore, decisions need to be made. The Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog recently listed some things that need to be done after a divorce in "Don’t Let Divorce Distract You from…
Rank this Week: 2943

State and Local Tax Talk

State and Local Tax Talk

By Eide Bailly LLP.

https://saltblog.eidebailly.com/
  • Feb 6

    Texas State Tax Update

    Texas State Tax Update
    Are you considering doing business or having employees in the state of Texas? Have you had issues with your state tax filing? Join our State and Local Tax team on February 27 to explore some helpful insights into Texas tax filings. This…
  • Jan 19

    Washington State Tax Update

    Washington State Tax Update
    Are you considering doing business in Washington state or having employees in the state? Have you had issues with your state tax filing? Join our State and Local Tax team on January 26 to explore some helpful insights into Washington tax…
  • Jan 18

    Tax Reform: Impact on Businesse

    Tax Reform: Impact on Businesse
    The recently enacted tax reform legislation represents the most significant overhaul of our tax laws in over 30 years. The act contains substantial changes to the taxation of businesses, individuals, multi-national companies, tax-exempt…
Rank this Week: 1534

Urbach & Avraham CPAs Law Blog

Urbach & Avraham CPAs Law Blog

Covers forensic accounting, estate administration, and personal, corporate, and estate income taxes.

http://uandacpas.com/blog/
  • Feb 6

    NJ Honors our Veterans with Tax Saving

    NJ Honors our Veterans with Tax Saving
    NJ Exemption for Veterans- new exemption from NJ Income Taxes for Veteran
  • Jan 25

    Changes to 529 Plans -Start Saving for Jr!

    Changes to 529 Plans -Start Saving for Jr!
    529 Plans – Does It Make Tax Sense to Contribute? There have always been huge benefits to saving for higher education using 529 Plans. While the contributions are not deductible, earnings in a 529 plan grow federal tax-free and will not…
  • Sep 13

    Should I Pay My Child Wages?

    Should I Pay My Child Wages?
    Paying Wages to Children working in the business has many tax advantage
Rank this Week: 2581

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

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

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Feb 5

    Driver’s Licenses and Tax Filing

    Driver’s Licenses and Tax Filing
    Many states are now requiring we obtain your driver’s license information (or state ID) in order to file your return. Currently, these states are requiring this information: – Alabama – California – Colorado –…
  • Feb 2

    Have I Committed Malpractice?

    Have I Committed Malpractice?
    Let’s say John Smith is a consultant in Syracuse, New York. His business is conducted fully in Syracuse. He never travels outside of Syracuse. He writes reports on a niche area for businesses. Mr. Smith files and pay New York state…
  • Jan 24

    Online Gambling and Offshore Cryptocurrency Exchange Addresses for 2018

    Online Gambling and Offshore Cryptocurrency Exchange Addresses for 2018
    With the United States v. Hom decision, we must again file an FBAR for foreign online gambling sites. An FBAR (Form 114) is required if your aggregate balance exceeds $10,000 at any time during the year. (The IRS and FINCEN now allege that…
Rank this Week: 291

Tax Masala

Tax Masala

Covers Indian tax topics, including income tax for residents and non-residents, service taxes, and wealth tax matters.

http://taxmasala.in/
  • Feb 3

    Budget 2018- Highlight

    Budget 2018- Highlight
    Budget 2018 has been a major budget over the last three years of the existing government in power. This time the Honourable Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitley has considerably taken care of each segment of the economy and fairly well budget was…
  • Jan 16

    GST Composition Scheme in India

    GST Composition Scheme in India
    Goods and Service Tax (GST) is new tax regime introduced in India which has replaced major indirect taxes. After GST implementation approximately 17 indirect taxes regime will be substituted under one tax regime.This new tax regime is…
  • Aug 2

    Why do lawyers need to be brought under GST compliance ambit

    Why do lawyers need to be brought under GST compliance ambit
    The complex nature of India’s GST – which has four tax brackets ranging from a 5% to 28% – is bound to attract thousands of lawsuits in a legal system already grappling with a backlog of more than 24 million cases. Even…
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Tax Blog

Tax Blog

By the Law Office of Kunal Patel, LLC.

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

    IRC 6038 & Reasonable Cause for Form 5471 Penaltie

    IRC 6038 & Reasonable Cause for Form 5471 Penaltie
    6038 Penalties in Dewees v. United States Dewees v. United States, 16-cv-01579 (D.C. 2017) is a difficult case. The IRS appears to have been unusually tough on this taxpayer. Dewees is a U.S. citizen living in Canada, where he…
  • Jan 3

    Foreign Accounts Compliance and Statute of Limitation

    Foreign Accounts Compliance and Statute of Limitation
    Form 8938 & Statute of Limitations IRC § 6038D, enacted on Mar. 18, 2010, and effective for taxable years beginning after the date of enactment, imposes reporting requirements with respect to certain “specified foreign…
  • Dec 17

    CFCs and Subpart F Income

    CFCs and Subpart F Income
    CFCs, Tax Deferral, and Subpart F Income While a U.S. corporation is subject to tax on its earnings and then its shareholders on their dividends, the U.S. has no taxing jurisdiction on a foreign corporation that neither receives U.S.-source…
Rank this Week: 1323

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/
Rank this Week: 2391

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/
  • Jan 31

    Business Entities as Parties to Real Estate Transactions: Who Has Authority?

    Business Entities as Parties to Real Estate Transactions: Who Has Authority?
    Business entities buy and sell real estate on a regular basis. A successful transaction hinges, in part, on the proper parties executing the requisite documents. Because failing to correctly identify the parties and obtain proper signatures…
  • Dec 29

    End of the Year Tax Planning Considerations: New Issues Arise from Tax Legislation

    End of the Year Tax Planning Considerations: New Issues Arise from Tax Legislation
                With the passage of new tax legislation by Congress, the usual gamut of year-end tax considerations has been made more complicated this year.  The timing of this…
  • Nov 29

    SSA Updates Social Security Taxable Wage Base for 2018

    SSA Updates Social Security Taxable Wage Base for 2018
    By Joshua A. Diveley In October, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced an adjustment to the Social Security taxable wage base to take effect in January based on an increase in average wages. Based on the wage data Social Security…
Rank this Week: 551

Thorn Law Group Blog

Thorn Law Group Blog

Covers Virginia tax law.

http://www.virginia-tax-lawyer.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Swiss Private Banks Are on the Decline

    Swiss Private Banks Are on the Decline
    Swiss banks had a long tradition of providing privacy and providing top quality service. This prompted wealthy individuals and businesses from throughout the world to invest their funds in Swiss banks.  However, in recent years, many…
  • Dec 28

    Tax Reform: Certain Deductions May Disappear

    Tax Reform: Certain Deductions May Disappear
    Federal lawmakers are hoping to pass a tax reform bill by the end of the 2017 year. The current proposals to overhaul the tax code involve changing tax rates as well as eliminating many of the current tax deductions.
  • Nov 29

    The SALT Deduction

    The SALT Deduction
    There are many tax deductions that individuals and businesses take in order to reduce their tax liability. One of the most popular of the itemized deduction is called the SALT deduction. The SALT deduction is an acronym used to describe the…
Rank this Week: 1337

Thorn Law Group Blog

Thorn Law Group Blog

Covers tax law.

http://www.virginia-tax-lawyer.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Swiss Private Banks Are on the Decline

    Swiss Private Banks Are on the Decline
    Swiss banks had a long tradition of providing privacy and providing top quality service. This prompted wealthy individuals and businesses from throughout the world to invest their funds in Swiss banks.  However, in recent years, many…
  • Dec 28

    Tax Reform: Certain Deductions May Disappear

    Tax Reform: Certain Deductions May Disappear
    Federal lawmakers are hoping to pass a tax reform bill by the end of the 2017 year. The current proposals to overhaul the tax code involve changing tax rates as well as eliminating many of the current tax deductions.
  • Nov 29

    The SALT Deduction

    The SALT Deduction
    There are many tax deductions that individuals and businesses take in order to reduce their tax liability. One of the most popular of the itemized deduction is called the SALT deduction. The SALT deduction is an acronym used to describe the…
Rank this Week: 1763

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/
  • Jan 27

    CALIFORNIA’S TAXATION OF WHISTLEBLOWER AWARDS: No Good Deed Goes Untaxed; Or Does It?

    CALIFORNIA’S TAXATION OF WHISTLEBLOWER AWARDS: No Good Deed Goes Untaxed; Or Does It?
    Given the long, complex and contingent process of whistleblower award, where a whistleblower’s role can be minimal and fleeting, or central and long-term, how does California treat whistleblower awards to former California…
  • Oct 27

    CANADIANS AND US ESTATE TAXES: How the Unique “Marital Credit” Work

    CANADIANS AND US ESTATE TAXES: How the Unique “Marital Credit” Work
    One of the major concerns of Canadians holding US real estate or other assets is whether the property will be subject to the US estate tax when they die.  It’s no small matter.  The estate tax top rate is 40%, and unlike…
  • Oct 26

    HAPPY HALLOWEEN: It’s 4600 Notice Time Again

    HAPPY HALLOWEEN: It’s 4600 Notice Time Again
    California’s Franchise Tax Board (FTB) sends out 4600 Notices “Request for Tax Return” when it gets a tax “information return” with a California address on it, but the taxpayer doesn’t file a California…
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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/
Rank this Week: 853

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP…

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLP News & Commentary

Covers estate planning, tax law, and real estate law.

http://rogerssheffield.com/news-and-commentary
  • Jan 26

    Special Client Bulletin: Montecito Mudslide Disaster

    Special Client Bulletin: Montecito Mudslide Disaster
    Special Client Bulletin: Montecito Mudslide Disaster All of us have been deeply moved by the Montecito Mudslide disaster.  Our firm was directly affected. One of our firm’s attorneys, Rebecca Koch, lost her step-mother, Rebecca…
  • Jan 25

    Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell Partners With Panish Shea & Boyle on Montecito Mudslide Litigation

    Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell Partners With Panish Shea & Boyle on Montecito Mudslide Litigation
    Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell Partners With Panish Shea & Boyle on Montecito Mudslide Litigation Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell has partnered with the Los Angeles law firm, Panish Shea & Boyle, a highly respected personal injury…
  • Jan 22

    Grokenberger Negotiates Coverage from State Farm and Offers Free Consultation

    Grokenberger Negotiates Coverage from State Farm and Offers Free Consultation
    Grokenberger Negotiates Coverage from State Farm and Offers Free Consultations Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell attorney, David M. Grokenberger, has successfully negotiated coverage from his insurance carrier, State Farm. On January 10,…
Rank this Week: 1470

Florida Estate Planning and…

Florida Estate Planning and Probate Law Blog

By Marc Soss.

http://floridaestateplanningandprobatelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 25

    THE 2017 NEW TAX LAWS IMPACT ON HOME OWNERSHIP

    THE 2017 NEW TAX LAWS IMPACT ON HOME OWNERSHIP
    The federal income tax code has long favored home ownership over renting. A homeowner could claim an unlimited deduction for mortgage interest paid and state and local taxes incurred. The new tax law has turned this once advantageous…
  • Jan 19

    ESTATE PLANNING QUESTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION IN 2018

    ESTATE PLANNING QUESTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION IN 2018
    The new tax law makes significant changes to federal tax law and has implications for your existing estate plan. The following is a list of issues to consider when determining whether to update your estate planning documents. 1. Will the new…
  • Jan 4

    EXPANDED 529 PLAN BENEFITS FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION

    EXPANDED 529 PLAN BENEFITS FOR ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION
    The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Act”) brings a new savings opportunity for those who desire to put away funds for a child, grandchild or other family members future education expenses. The Act, which went into effect…
Rank this Week: 2142

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: 2788

Seay Law Firm Blog

Seay Law Firm Blog

Covers Texas tax law.

http://www.seaytaxlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Online Tax Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Online Tax Case
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a case that could change the way states tax online sales.  The case, South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., challenges the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1992 decision in Quill Corp. v. North…
  • Jan 22

    U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Online Tax Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Online Tax Case
    The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a case that could change way states tax online sales.  The case, South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., challenges the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1992 decision in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota. …
  • Dec 27

    Texas Supreme Court Rules No Three-Factor Apportionment for Texas Franchise Tax

    Texas Supreme Court Rules No Three-Factor Apportionment for Texas Franchise Tax
    The Texas Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in Graphic Packing Corp. v. Hegar.  It upheld the Third Court of Appeals’s ruling that taxpayers may not choose to use the Multistate Tax Compact’s three-factor…
Rank this Week: 3173

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 12

    Estate and Gift Tax Consequences of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    Estate and Gift Tax Consequences of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    On December 22, 2017 President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which became effective January 1, 2018, although many of its provisions will sunset on December 31, 2025.  Most of the changes under the Act affect the federal…
  • Dec 29

    Is a Federal Income Tax Deduction Available for 2018 Real Property Taxes Paid Before December 31, 2017?

    Is a Federal Income Tax Deduction Available for 2018 Real Property Taxes Paid Before December 31, 2017?
    Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act the standard deduction has been doubled to $12,000 for single individuals and married individuals who file separately and to $24,000 for married couples who file jointly.  As a result, many individuals who…
Rank this Week: 1559

Kanzlei Hellinger

Kanzlei Hellinger

Covers common German law, tax law, ADR and ODR. By Axel Hellinger.

http://hellinger.eu/en/
  • Jan 19

    ESCROW plus for the savedroid ICO

    ESCROW plus for the savedroid ICO
    HELLINGER.legal - Steuern | Recht | Crypto
  • Jul 4

    Recyclix und die BaFin

    Recyclix und die BaFin
    Update: Die Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht stellt Nachforschungen hinsichtlich Recyclix an. Wie mir aus zuverlässiger Quelle mitgeteilt wurde, hat die BaFin mittlerweile begonnen, in der Sache „Recyclix“…
  • Jun 19

    Smart Contract | Wirksamkeit & Unwirksamkeit von Vertragsprogrammen

    Smart Contract | Wirksamkeit & Unwirksamkeit von Vertragsprogrammen
    Der Smart Contract wird aktuell als bahnbrechende Fortentwicklung des Rechtssystems gehandelt. Die genaue Betrachtung ist jedoch ernüchternd. Vielfach fehlt es an Rechtswirksamkeit des Smart Contract selbst. Neben dieser und anderer…
Rank this Week: 2046

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Multi-State Tax Law Blog

Covers tax law. By Gerald Donnini.

http://www.floridataxlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Illinois Tax on Consumer Rentals Goes into Effect

    Illinois Tax on Consumer Rentals Goes into Effect
    As of January 1, 2018, two new taxes are in effect in Illinois on rented merchandise. The enactment of these laws occurred in August 2017, but was not effective until this month. Specifically, two taxes are on (1) transactions in which a…
  • Jan 15

    ARKANSAS SWEETENED ITS SALES TAX REVENUES

    ARKANSAS SWEETENED ITS SALES TAX REVENUES
    As of January 1, 2018, candy and soft drinks are subject to the full rate of sales tax in Arkansas. The Arkansas Legislature previously had included these items in the definition of “food” and “food ingredients” to…
  • Jan 3

    MISSISSIPPI JUMPS ON THE ECONOMIC NEXUS BANDWAGON

    MISSISSIPPI JUMPS ON THE ECONOMIC NEXUS BANDWAGON
    Effective December 1, 2017, Mississippi will be implementing a Rule requiring sellers lacking a physical presence in the state to collect sales tax if the sales into the state exceed $250,000 for the prior twelve months. By way of background,…
Rank this Week: 465