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Upper Tribunal Overturns Decision On Tax Treatment Of Management Fee Rebates
The Upper Tribunal (UT) has found that amounts paid by Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) (an investment platform service provider) to its customers, which represented rebates received from investment fund managers, were "annual...
2 Sep 2019
BBA Tax Audits: Final Deadline For Designating A U.S. Partnership Representative
Many fund managers have designated a management company, or a U.S. based affiliate or employee thereof, as the partnership representative or designated individual.
United States
28 Aug 2019
What's New In Washington - July 2019
If you missed the fireworks on Independence Day, don't worry because they will continue for the entire month of July on Capitol Hill.
United States
19 Jul 2019
What's New In Washington - June 2019
The summer season has arrived in Washington and things are heating up in the halls of  Congress. A number of high priority legislative proposals ranging from health care
United States
21 Jun 2019
Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee Meeting Set For June 20, 2019
On Wednesday, June 5, the Treasury Department published a notice in the Federal Register announcing that the TTAC will meet on Thursday, June 20, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time in Washington, D.C....
United States
13 Jun 2019
OECD Holding Public Consultation On The Tax Challenges Of Digitalization
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will kick off tomorrow a public consultation on its most recent foray into the tax challenges arising from the digitalization
United States
21 Mar 2019
Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Tax Cuts And Jobs Act
A year after President Trump signed the TCJA into law, there will be plenty of potential actions and new faces in the tax landscape in 2019.
United States
18 Mar 2019
UPDATE: Swiss Tax Law Changes: Federal Act On Tax Reform And AHV Financing
On 17 January 2019, sufficient signatures were filed requesting a referendum on the Federal Act on Tax Reform and AHV Financing (TRAF).
United States
14 Mar 2019
European Tax Update January 2019
We set out below a recap of some of the key European and international tax developments to note at the start of 2019.
24 Jan 2019
Top 10 Topics For Directors In 2019: Executive Summary
The corporate culture of a company starts at the top, with the board of directors, and directors should be attuned not only to the company's business, but also to its people and values across the company.
United States
11 Jan 2019
Swiss Tax Law Changes: New Withholding Tax Rules
Under Swiss law, Swiss employers must levy an employment withholding tax on the salary received by foreign nationals who do not hold a permanent residence permit
United States
5 Nov 2018
The New United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Raises Canada's And Mexico's De Minimis Thresholds, But The Reciprocal Treatment Provision Poses Risks To U.S. Express Carriers And Consumers
The new USMCA would increase Mexico's and Canada's de minimis thresholds for express shipments to $117 USD and $150 CAD for duty-free entry, respectively, and $50 USD and $40 CAD for tax-free entry, respectively.
United States
2 Nov 2018
Opportunity Zones: New Guidance Sheds Light On How Private Equity Industry Can Take Advantage
Proposed regulations issued on October 19 provide welcome guidance to asset managers regarding the formation of qualified opportunity funds (QOFs) ...
United States
26 Oct 2018
Swiss Tax Law Changes: Federal Act On Tax Reform And AHV Financing (TRAF)
Switzerland's privileged taxation of companies is no longer in line with international standards.
12 Oct 2018
U.S. Withholding Tax And Reporting Action Items For Investment Funds And Asset Managers (Fall 2018)
Foreign Investor Forms W-8: An update of Forms W-8 on file for non-U.S. investors is generally recommended by December 31, 2018 to ensure that a date of birth (DOB)...
United States
9 Oct 2018
New Circular Letter On Lump-Sum Taxation In Switzerland
In Switzerland, foreign wealthy families often benefit from special tax deals: lump-sum taxation or forfait fiscal in French.
12 Sep 2018
The Quick (But Not Dirty) Issue No. 2: Deficit Restoration Obligation
A Deficit Restoration Obligation (DRO) is an obligation by a partner in a partnership to restore a negative balance (i.e., a deficit) ...
United States
31 Jul 2018
What's New In Washington - July 2018
Lawmakers returned from their Independence Day recess prepared for more legislative fireworks over a slew of outstanding agenda items, including a showdown over the Supreme Court...
United States
24 Jul 2018
UK Ratifies The OECD's Multilateral Instrument – Practical Impact And Timing Of Implementation
On 23 May 2018, the United Kingdom ratified the OECD Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, otherwise known as the ‘Multilateral Instrument'.
6 Jun 2018
Mixed Funds – Limited Window For Cleansing Until 5 April 2019
It would be prudent for any UK resident non-UK domiciled individuals that currently have mixed funds to review their position.
5 Apr 2018
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