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Guidance On Tax Incentives For Investments In Qualified Opportunity Zones
On April 17, 2019, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS")
United States
27 May 2019
Treasury Issues Proposed Regulations Permitting RIC Pass-Through Of Qualified REIT Dividends, Reserves On Qualified PTP Income
On January 18, 2019, the Treasury Department and IRS issued proposed regulations that generally permit RICs to pass through to their non-corporate shareholders qualified REIT dividends eligible for the 20% deduction ...
United States
28 Jan 2019
New Partnership Audit Regulations Released As Permitting Push-Out Election Through Tiered Partnerships
In a trilogy of releases in the last six weeks, the Department of Treasury ("Treasury")...
United States
18 Jan 2018
UK Real Estate Tax Changes: How Are Commercial Property Lenders Affected?
A significant amount has been written about the proposals made in the November 2017 Budget by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in relation to the taxation of the UK commercial property sector.
12 Jan 2018
Ropes & Gray Tax Reform Analysis
Congress has passed the most significant tax reform legislation in three decades (the "Act"), and on Friday, December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the bill into law.
United States
28 Dec 2017
Congress Sends Tax Reform Bill To President For Signature
On Wednesday, December 20, 2017, the House of Representatives voted to pass the most significant tax reform legislation in three decades (the "Act") just hours after the Senate passed the measure.
United States
22 Dec 2017
EU Blacklisting Of Tax Havens
International authorities have previously published similar blacklists, but most have struggled for credibility.
European Union
13 Dec 2017
Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill
A comparison of the most significant provisions of the House and Senate bills can be found here.
United States
5 Dec 2017
House And Senate Legislators Take Significant Steps Toward Tax Reform
On Thursday, November 16, 2017, House and Senate legislators took significant steps towards achieving the most extensive tax reform in over a decade, ...
United States
21 Nov 2017
House Republicans Introduce Long-Awaited Tax Legislation
The bill is expected to evolve significantly in the coming days and weeks.
United States
8 Nov 2017
President Releases Tax Reform Framework
On September 27, 2017, the White House and a group of congressional leaders, commonly referred to as the "Big Six", released a joint framework for proposed tax reform.
United States
29 Sep 2017
The IRS Targets Thirteen Issues In Its New Compliance Campaigns
On Tuesday, January 31, the IRS announced the rollout of thirteen initial compliance campaigns that will be undertaken by its Large Business and International Division.
United States
15 Feb 2017
Treasury Releases Proposed Rules Implementing Partnership Audit Regime; Awaiting Publication In The Federal Register
On January 18, 2017, the Department of Treasury released proposed regulations (REG-136118-15) implementing the partnership audit provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.
United States
6 Feb 2017
New Related-Party Debt Rules Target Earnings Stripping
On October 13, 2016, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service released Final and Temporary regulations under section 385 that broadly impact the tax treatment of certain related-party debt issued by U.S. corporate borrowers.
United States
15 Nov 2016
Common Reporting Standards Come Into Effect For Many Offshore Funds On January 1, 2016
The first exchange of information with respect to certain accounts is expected to take place in 2017.
30 Dec 2015
Omnibus Bill Includes Significant Changes To Tax Law Regarding FIRPTA, REITs, And RICs
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015. The Act includes significant changes to tax laws relevant to private equity, real estate and mutual fund investors and managers.
United States
29 Dec 2015
Partnership Audit Reform Passed Into Law
On Monday, November 2, President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 into law, effecting sweeping changes to the rules governing audits of entities treated as partnerships for U.S. federal income tax purposes.
United States
10 Nov 2015
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