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An unusual FD(?) reorganization
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2014

LTR 201406005 evidently blessed as an F or D reorganization the transfer by a subsidiary of all of its assets to its parent corporation, despite the


Proposed legislation and pending corporate guidance
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2013

At a recent D.C Bar Tax Section Corporate Tax Committee meeting, panelistsincluding a Treasury representativediscussed some of the Administration’s


The Supreme Court, federal taxation and the constitution
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2013

In my recently published book, The Supreme Court, Federal Taxation and the Constitution, I review several constitutional issues that could impact the


Non-355 ruling
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2012

Sometimes, a corporation wants to distribute stock of a subsidiary to its shareholders in a taxable transaction and does not want Section 355 to apply to


Section 355 no-rule tightened
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2013

The IRS issued its annual no-ruling revenue procedure, Rev. Proc. 2013-3, which added several items relating to Section 355 distributions. The IRS is


Federal tax advisory - eliminating a domestic sandwich LTR 201250004
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 1 2013

LTR 201250004 involved a domestic corporate Parent's purchase of a foreign group that had one domestic subsidiary. This is a common situation and Parent


Section 304 games
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2013

Since the repeal of the collapsible corporation rules, section 304 has been the most confusing corporate tax section in the domestic context. Its


Sections 305 and 306 and tracking stock
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2013

LTR 201308001 rules on sections 305 and 306 are bread and butter subchapter C provisions that were designed for "tax shelters" that are so quaint and


STARS transaction rejected
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2013

On Feb. 11, 2013, a regular Tax Court opinion was issued in a case that the opinion said was of first impression, ruling against Bank of New York


REIT conversions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2013

LTR 201314002 has caused quite a buzz in the investment community. Stock pickers want to know how far the envelope can be pushed on the definition of