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New Jersey Legislature Enacts New Law Taxing Sales Of Liquid Nicotine
New Jersey recently passed legislation imposing an excise tax on sales of liquid nicotine. The new law will be effective as of October 1, 2018.
United States
24 Aug 2018
FERC Affirms Policy On Income Tax Allowance For Gas Pipelines
On July 18, 2018, FERC affirmed its Revised Policy Statement on Treatment of Income Taxes ("Revised Policy Statement"), where FERC stated that it will generally not permit master-limited...
United States
27 Jul 2018
Conference Committee Reaches Agreement On Tax Reform Bill
The House and Senate Conference Committee reached agreement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) last Friday, December 15, 2017.
United States
20 Dec 2017
Troutman Sanders Strategies - NC Legislative Update
In North Carolina, all 170 legislative seats were on the ballot in November, along with all constitutional officers, members of Congress and one US Senate seat.
United States
6 Mar 2017
Alta Wind Addresses Fundamental ITC And Depreciation Issues For Renewables
In Alta Wind the government challenged the basis determinations under two distinct theories, both of which the Treasury Department has commonly used to justify reductions in Section 1603 grants.
United States
14 Nov 2016
Mr. Irresistible Force, Meet Ms. Immovable Object
A compelling benefit for institutional investors investing in improved real estate is the potential for recognizing taxable losses in excess of the amount invested.
United States
5 Jul 2016
Texas Supreme Court Upholds Tax On Non-Settling Tobacco Companies
The origins of the case date back to 1998, when Texas had reached a major settlement with the major tobacco companies over their advertising practices.
United States
26 Apr 2016
IRS Notice 2016-16 Broadens Rules On Mid-Year Amendments To Safe Harbor Plans
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released guidance on mid-year changes to safe harbor plans under Internal Revenue Code (Code) Sections §§401(k), 401(m) and 403(b)...
United States
11 Feb 2016
IRS Notice 2015-66 Extends Certain FATCA Transitional Rules And Expands Definition Of Grandfathered Obligation
The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") intend to amend the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA") regulations issued under chapter 4 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code").
United States
29 Sep 2015
Foreign Entity Payees Of U.S. Source Income: Learn How To Fill Out IRS Form W-8BEN-E
In prior advisories, we have discussed the new withholding tax law commonly known as "FATCA" (standing for "Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act").
United States
15 Dec 2014
IRS Issues Guidance On Distribution Allocation Rules And Updated 402(f) Notice - Prompt Action Needed
The IRS recently released guidance on the allocation of pre-tax and post-tax amounts distributed from tax favored plans.
United States
8 Dec 2014
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