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House Passes Mobile Workforce And Nuclear Tax Credit Legislation
The provision is largely aimed at supporting two current construction projects that have faltered, but Senate tax writers have made no commitment to pass the bill.
United States
6 Jul 2017
IRS Releases Safe Harbor For De Minimis Errors In Information Reporting
In Notice 2017-09, the IRS provided guidance on the safe harbor for de minimis and inadvertent errors in amounts reported on information returns.
United States
25 Jan 2017
Treasury Issues Proposed Regulations On Expatriate Health Plans
Recently released proposed regulations provide rules for expatriate health plans, expatriate health plan issuers and qualified expatriates under the Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014.
United States
5 Jul 2016
Maryland Tax Legislation Enacted, Including New Private Letter Ruling Program
Maryland's 2016 legislative session resulted in a number of tax bills signed into law by Gov. Larry Hogan on May 10 and May 19, 2016, as well as other tax bills being adopted into law on May 28, 2016, without the governor's signature.
United States
17 Jun 2016
Hatch Defends Corporate Integration Proposal At Pair Of Hearings
Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, worked to mollify the concerns of tax-exempt investors at two hearings to discuss his forthcoming proposal on corporate integration.
United States
6 Jun 2016
Congressional Tax Writers Continue Work As Memorial Day Recess Approaches
While full details on the integration plan are scant, the proposal is expected to include a deduction for dividends paid, with a nonrefundable withholding tax of 35% on both interest and dividends.
United States
27 May 2016
Paul Ryan Pledges Tax Reform Blueprint By June
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promised last week that House Republicans would produce an outline for comprehensive tax reform by June.
United States
4 May 2016
Hatch Says Corporate Integration Proposal May Not Be Ready Until May
Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, acknowledged last week that his corporate integration proposal is running into difficulties that will postpone its release until at least May.
United States
14 Mar 2016
U.S. Competent Authority's Denial Of Discretionary Treaty Benefits Is Subject To Judicial Review
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Sept. 18 rejected the government's claim that federal courts do not have judicial oversight regarding the U.S. competent authority's (USCA's)...
United States
3 Nov 2015
Oklahoma Enacts Tax Amnesty Program To Begin September 14, 2015
Oklahoma has enacted legislation authorizing and directing the Oklahoma Tax Commission to administer a tax amnesty program, termed a "voluntary compliance initiative," from September 14 to November 13, 2015.
United States
8 Jun 2015
State & Local Tax Alert - April 21, 2015
Maryland has enacted legislation requiring the Maryland Comptroller to establish a tax amnesty program to be held from September 1 to October 30, 2015.
United States
24 Apr 2015
Senate Tax Writers Seek To Cut Alternative Fuel Taxes And Ease FIRPTA Burdens On REITs
The Senate Finance Committee approved a package of 17 relatively noncontroversial bills last week that includes provisions to ease restrictions under the Foreign Investment Real Property Tax Act of 1980...
United States
5 Mar 2015
IRS Addresses Application Of Quality Stores To Claims Of Employment Tax Refunds
In United States v. Quality Stores, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 1395 (2014), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that severance payments at issue in the case were wages subject to Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) taxes.
United States
4 Mar 2015
IRS Issues Guidance On Sick Pay Paid By Third Parties
In Notice 2015-6, the IRS said third-party sick pay paid on or after Jan. 1, 2014, must be reported on Form 8922, "Third-Party Sick Pay Recap."
United States
3 Feb 2015
Time Running Out For Employers To Implement Special Qualified Transit Benefit Procedure
The IRS issued a special administrative procedure Jan. 8 allowing employers that have yet to file their 2014 fourth-quarter Form 941 to implement a retroactive increase in excludible qualified transit benefits.
United States
29 Jan 2015
Court Rules That Payment In Excess Of Fair Market Value Of Stock Is Compensation
The Tax Court has ruled in Brinkley v. Commissioner (T.C. Memo 2014-227) that a payment an employee received in excess of the fair market value of the stock he held was compensation instead of capital gain.
United States
25 Nov 2014
U.S. Income Tax Withholding And Employment Tax For Foreign Nationals - Avoiding Common Pitfalls
Correctly withholding U.S. income tax and dealing with employment tax issues for your company’s foreign nationals working in the United States may be more complex than you think
United States
3 Sep 2014
IRS Releases Final Version Of Form W-8BEN-E
The IRS released the final version of Form W-8BEN-E, "Certificate of Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding and Reporting (Entities)".
United States
17 Apr 2014
IRS Guidance Modifies Application Of Dividend Equivalent Regulations
The IRS on March 4 issued Notice 2014-14, 2014-13 I.R.B. 1, which announced a change for the application of proposed regulations under Section 871(m).
United States
26 Mar 2014
Illinois Department Of Revenue Provides Guidance On Elimination Of Composite Income Tax Returns
The Illinois Department of Revenue is eliminating Form IL-1023-C and Form IL-1000 for tax years ending on or after December 31, 2014.
United States
24 Mar 2014
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