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July 24, 2014

Tax, Internal Revenue Service & Treasury Legal News

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The National Law Review is a free resource of legal articles addressing tax issues that impact public and private domestic and foreign business entities, individuals and tax-exempt organizations. Legal topics include:

• Estate and Trust Planning and Disbursements and Charitable Giving, including the Use of Private Foundations;

• Business Succession Planning and Mergers, Acquisitions, Restructurings, Workouts and Bankruptcies;

• Executive Compensation, Proxy Disclosures and Say on Pay;

• International Tax Treaty Compliance, Cross-Border Transfers, Tax Withholding, Foreign Tax Credit Planning; and

• Sales, Use and Gross Receipts Taxes, Tax Amnesty, Transfer, Income and Franchise Taxes.

Details of actions by the IRS and state local and international tax agencies as well as criminal actions from across the U.S. are added daily.

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Australia Repeals Carbon Tax Steptoe & Johnson PLLC 7/23/2014
Bitcoin – Is Anyone In Charge? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/23/2014
You Can’t Take It with You (or Can You?): Death and “Digital Assets” Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/23/2014
Circuit Split Creates Uncertainty Over Affordable Care Act Subsidies Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/23/2014
New State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) Rules Facilitate Registration for Overseas Financing and Investment by Chinese Domestic Residents McDermott Will & Emery 7/22/2014
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD): Renewed Focus on Its Impact on non-EU Managers of Private Funds Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/22/2014
New York’s Revised Nonresident Audit Guidelines: A Tool for Taxpayers? McDermott Will & Emery 7/21/2014
More Post-Windsor Tax Guidance: IRS Issues Letter Outlining Steps for Individuals to Obtain Tax Refunds for Same-Sex Spousal Health Coverage Proskauer Rose LLP 7/21/2014
The Campaign Contributions Behind the World's Most Expensive Weapon MapLight 7/21/2014
Film Tax Incentives in Latin America Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/18/2014
North Carolina's Legislative Hostage -Taking / Legislative Update 7/18/2014 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/18/2014
Synthetic Investment in U.S. Real Estate by Foreign Investors Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 7/18/2014
IRS Tax Exempt Applications – A Lengthy Process Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 7/18/2014
Tax Considerations When Acquiring Non-U.S. Portfolio Companies—Mitigating Subpart F Inclusions McDermott Will & Emery 7/17/2014
Choice of Entity Is Important for Budding Businesses McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 7/17/2014
Allied Domecq: Nexus-Combined Reporting McDermott Will & Emery 7/16/2014
Is Your Out-of-State LLC “Doing Business” in California? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/16/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 24: Can Offers of Group Health Plan Coverage Under Code Section 4980H Qualify as “Bona Fide Fringe Benefits” for Service Contract Act Purposes? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/15/2014
“Ladybird Deed” Language Removed from Michigan Tax Guidelines Varnum LLP 7/14/2014
The 2014 Voluntary Disclosure Program: Important Changes for the Still Non-Compliant Taxpayer with Foreign Accounts Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/14/2014
Supreme Court Allows Taxpayers to Question IRS Agents Regarding Propriety of Summons Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/13/2014
IRS Introduces New Form 1023-EZ to Streamline Applications for 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Status Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/12/2014
Attention Tenants! Grow-NJ Tax Credits Without Prevailing Wage Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 7/11/2014
Supreme Court Decision Highlights Definition of Closely Held Corporation McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 7/11/2014
New IRS Regulations Permit the Purchase of Longevity Annuities by Qualified Retirement Plans Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/11/2014
Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR) Burden of Proof and Notice Requirements Remain Uncertain After Veto McDermott Will & Emery 7/10/2014
Can You Reduce Your Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association (VEBA)’s Taxable Income? Covington & Burling LLP 7/10/2014
First Issuer Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation (MCDC) SEC Settlement Announced Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/9/2014
The Supreme Court of the United States Holds that ESOP Fiduciaries are not Entitled to a Presumption of Prudence, Clarifies Standards for Stock Drop Claims Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/7/2014
New Jersey’s New Tax Laws — Retroactive for Most Companies McDermott Will & Emery 7/7/2014
Caution Required When Creating Self-Directed IRA's - Individual Retirement Account Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation 7/7/2014
Check-the-Box Elections: Relevance in the International Context Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 7/3/2014
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Allows Longevity Annuities in Retirement Plans Covington & Burling LLP 7/3/2014
Top 5 Actions to Consider for the New York Not-for-Profit Law Overhaul Effective on July 1 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/2/2014
New Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) FAQs on Sugar Claims McDermott Will & Emery 7/2/2014
Indian Country Awaits 9th Circuit’s En Banc Rehearing in Big Lagoon Case Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/1/2014
Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities Makes Recommendations on Reporting of Unrelated Business Taxable Income Proskauer Rose LLP 6/30/2014
Dutch Fiscal Unity Regime in Breach of EU Law Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/30/2014
The Affordable Care Act—Countdown to Compliance for Employers, Week 25 (Early Edition): What Hobby Lobby Means for the Affordable Care Act—Absolutely Nothing Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/30/2014
U.S. Prosecutions of Foreign Financial Institutions Create Extreme Risk of Disclosure for Offshore Account Holders and Prospects of Multiple 50 Percent Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) Penalties Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/28/2014
Affirmative Use of U.S. Partnerships in Inbound Tax Planning Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP 6/27/2014
New Law to Ease Tax Burden on Small Businesses McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC 6/26/2014
New York State Division of Tax Appeals Rules Patent License Fees Not Subject to Sales Tax in New York McDermott Will & Emery 6/26/2014
State and Local Tax Supreme Court Update: June 2014 McDermott Will & Emery 6/25/2014
IRS Release Reflects Ongoing Scrutiny of Political Activity by Nonprofits Covington & Burling LLP 6/25/2014
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Information Document Request Enforcement Procedures Update Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/24/2014
Michigan Supreme Court: No Automatic Use Tax Exemption for Purchases from Michigan Sellers – Andrie v Treasury Varnum LLP 6/24/2014
Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Issues Draft Guidance on Market-Based Sourcing of Services McDermott Will & Emery 6/24/2014
New Repair Regulations Affect All Taxpayers McDermott Will & Emery 6/24/2014
Michigan Enacts Changes to Administrative Tax Provisions Affecting Audits and Assessments Dickinson Wright PLLC 6/24/2014

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